Leora Bilsky

Leora Bilsky


  • Colonial legacy, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Tel-Aviv (Israel)

Leora Bilsky is a full professor and serves as the Benno Gitter Chair in Human Rights and Holocaust Research at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law in Israel. She also is the Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights.
Leora Bilsky has published widely and is amongst others the author of Transformative Justice: Israeli Identity on Trial (University of Michigan Press, 2004) and The Holocaust, Corporations, and the Law: Unfinished Business (University of Michigan Press, 2017). In 2013 she was awarded the Zeltner Award for Excellence in Legal Research. Her current research focuses on restitution and cultural genocide.

Leora Bilsky at the Latitude Festival:

Learning from Each Other: Resititution as an Ethical and Legal Challenge

Contributions by Leora Bilsky