Assaf Likhovski is Professor of Law and Director of the David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History at Tel-Aviv University. He is the author of Law and Identity in Mandate Palestine (University of North Carolina Press, 2006), which was awarded the Yonathan Shapiro Best Book Award in Israel Studies, as well as articles on Israeli, American and English legal history. He is co-editor of a number of collections of articles on legal history including "Histories of Legal Transplantations" Theoretical Inquiries in Law, 10 (2009) (with Ron Harris). He is currently working on a book on taxation, law and modernity in British-ruled Palestine and Israel. He was visiting professor at Cardozo Law School, distinguished visiting professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and visiting professor at UCLA Law School and History Department. He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University and Harvard Law School, where he was a Fulbright and Rothschild fellow. He was later a Golieb fellow at the NYU School of Law, a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem and is currently an adjunct senior research fellow in the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University. He was co-founder of the Israeli Legal History Association, established in 2005.
Legal History, taxation, comparative law, jurisprudence.
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