BA , Arabic Literature / Classical Archaeology, summa cum laude, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
MA ,History of Islamic Art, Tel-Aviv University.
MSt., Islamic Art and Archaeology, Oxford University.
PhD, Islamic Art & Archaeology, Oxford University.
Thesis Title: The Twelfth-Century Paintings of the Ceilings of the Cappella Palatina, Palermo. (Link to abstract)
Archaeologist, Israel Antiquities Authority.
Teaching-Assistant, Islamic Art, Art History Department, Tel-Aviv University.
Lecturer, Islamic and Christian Medieval Art, Art History Department, Tel-Aviv University.
The Rector Award for Excellence, Hebrew University.
The Dean Award for Distinguished Students, Hebrew University.
A. Ostrovsky Award for Scholarly Excellence, Tel-Aviv University.
Clarendon Bursary & Overseas Research Student Award, Oxford University.
Ghazarian Fund Award (Travel Grant for Study of South-Italian Romanesque Sculpture), Oxford University.
Isaiah Berlin Fund Scholarship (Travel Grant for Study of South-Italian Romanesque Sculpture), Oxford University.
Alessandro Bruschettini Foundation for Islamic and Asian Art (Genova), Grant for Publication of Monograph on the Ceilings of the Cappella Palatina, Palermo.
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Israel Council for Higher Education (VATAT) & Tel Aviv University.
ד"ר לב קפיטיקין
Active Participation in Scientific Meetings
"The Lion and the Serpent and Other Romanesque Motifs in the ‘Islamic’ ceilings of the
Cappella Palatina (Palermo)," Peregrinations : 11th Annual Medieval Post-graduate Student Colloquium, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, February 2006. Abstract : http://www.courtauld.ac.uk/researchforum/conferences/programmes/pere-abstracts.pdf
"Egypt in Sicily: Fatimid and Christian Painting in the Ceilings of the Royal Chapel of Palermo in the Twelfth Century", Studies in Archaeology and Ancient Art : Conferences convened by the Israel Antiquities Authority & the Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, February 2010.
Ongoing and Completed Projects
Levantine Mirage’, A database of 19th-century photographs of the Levant in the collection of the Griffith Institute, Oxford University. http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/gri/4mirlev.html