Roni Mikel Arieli

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PhD Researcher

Roni Mikel Arieli is a PhD candidate at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she is writing her dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Louise Bethlehem and Dr. Amos Goldberg on Holocaust memory in South Africa under apartheid and after the transition to democracy. 

She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Politics and Government from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Her MA thesis focused on the political mobilization of Holocaust memory within the struggle of African asylum seekers for recognition in Israel during the 2000s. In addition to her status as a PhD Fellow in APARTHEID-STOPS, she is a member of the 2014 cohort of the Hoffman Leadership and Responsibility Fellowship program.