Prof. Amit Pinchevski

Amit Pinchevski is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, where he has been teaching since 2004, after completing his doctoral research at McGill University, Canada. His research interests are in philosophy of communication and media theory, focusing specifically on the ethical aspects of the limits of communication, media as means of witnessing and memory, and pathologies of communication and their construction. He is the author of By Way of Interruption: Levinas and the Ethics of Communication and coeditor of two books, Media Witnessing: Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication (with P. Frosh) and Ethics of Media (with N. Couldry and M. Madianou). His work has appeared in academic journals such as Critical Inquiry, Philosophy and Rhetoric, Cultural Critique, Cultural Studies, Public Culture, and Critical Studies in Media Communication. He is coeditor of the Philosophy/Communication book series for Duquesne University Press. In 2011 he was a Visiting Scholar at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, and in the following year the recipient of the James A. Jaksa Scholar in Residence award from the National Communication Ethics Conference. In 2008 he was elected as a member of the Young Scholars Forum in the Humanities and Social Sciences of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Between 2011-2015 he served as vice-chair and chair of the Philosophy, Theory and Critique Division of the International Communication Association. He is now involved in research projects in Israel, the United States, Germany, and Sweden.
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