Dr. Emma Maayan-Fanar
Department of Art History
Research field: Byzantine art, Jewish and Christian art in the Holy Land; 19th century photography of the Holy Land
Emma Maayan-Fanar is a senior lecturer at the Art History department at the University of Haifa, Israel. She received her PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2004. Her main research interests are Byzantine illuminated manuscripts, Early Christian and Jewish art in the Holy Land, and the 19th-century photography of the Holy Land. She published a book Revelation through the Alphabet: Aniconism and Illuminated Initial Letters in Byzantine Artistic Imagination, Geneve: La Pomme d’Or, 2011 and a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals.