Diego Rotman (born in Buenos Aires) is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Theater Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His current research explores narratives of the reconstruction and deconstruction of the Jewish house in Eastern Europe as they are reflected in post-Holocaust Yiddish theater and in Israeli contemporary art. He is the author of the book The Stage as a Temporary Home: On Dzigan and Shumacher Theater (1921- 1980) (2017), recipient of the Shapiro Award for the best book in Israel Studies 2019. He is also a co-editor of The Ethnography Department of the Museum of the Contemporary, with Lea Mauas (2017) and of Heara – Independent Art in Jerusalem at the Beginning of the 21st Century, with Ronen Eidelman and Lea Mauas published (2014). He is also an interdisciplinary artist, curator, and one of the two members (together with Lea Mauas) of the Sala-manca ,a group of independent Jerusalem-based artists that creates in the fields of performance, video, installation & new media since 2000. In 2009, he founded, together with Lea Mauas, the Mamuta Art and Media Center, today based in Hansen House.