Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry

Mrs. Talia Naamat, of the Kantor Center, received the Wallenberg Award

Thursday, 16 January, 2014

The Kantor Center feels joy and pride.

On last Thursday January  16th. 2014, Adv. Talia Naamat, legal researcher at the Kantor Center, and co-editor of our series on Legislating for Equality – a Multinational Collection of Non-Discrimination Norms, was awarded the Raoul Wallenberg Award for 2014 for her work in this project.

The Wallenberg grant is awarded annually to students of Tel Aviv University that specialize in the fields of human rights and the fight against discrimination, as well as  the Holocaust and Jewish history. This year marked the 27th. occasion in which the Award is granted consecutively.

It is funded by the Swedish Friends of the Tel Aviv University. During the grants ceremony we heard the remarks of the Swedish Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Carl Magnus Nesser. The act was presided by the Vice-President of the University, Prof. Raanan Rein, and by the Head of the Kantor Center, Prof. Dina Porat.

The event was carried on in the Auditorium of the University's President See.

Herebelow, a few pictures taken during the ceremony provided by Ms. Bari Elias, Director of Donor Recognition, Development and Public Affairs of the Tel Aviv University.