When Climate Takes Command: Jewish-Zionist Scientific Approaches to Climate in Palestine, 1900-1967.
Netta Cohen is a Dphil candidate at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine in the University of Oxford. Her dissertation project, supervised by Prof. Mark Harrison and Prof. Derek Penslar is titled: When Climate Takes Command: Jewish-Zionist Scientific Approaches to Climate in Palestine, 1900-1967.
Ms Cohen has graduated from Tel Aviv University with honours. Her thesis project examined the environmental and climatic perceptions of Jewish architects in Palestine between the years 1909 and 1948. Between 2014 and 2015 she was a research fellow of the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Centre at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she researched the private papers of Heinrich Mendelssohn, a renowned Zoologist and pioneer of Environmental thought in Israel. An article she wrote on this subject was accepted to a peer reviewed journal (2018).