Curriculum Vitae

Daniel Zylbersztajn:
1. Selected Work highlights
2. Education
1. Selected Work Highlights:
  • since Oct. 2012 London Freelance Correspondent, Die Tageszeitung (taz), taz.de (National Newspaper, Germany), Jüdische Allgemeine (German Jewish weekly). DIE ZEIT
  • Jan. 2011: Return to media production and journalism (German and English): (TAZ, Deutsche Welle, BBC, Open Democracy, Resonance FM); Olympic Games London correspondent (part of team), sole accredited Paralympic Games  correspondent for Die Tageszeitung (TAZ), Berlin.
  • 2009/10: Executive Director Meretz UK for Equality, Civil Rights, Human Rights, Green Issues, Social Justice and Peace.
  • 2006-2011:  Press Liaison Officer and PR for British Friends of Wahat al-Salam ~ Neve Shalom included broadcast productionSchool of Peace in Oasis of Peace.
  • 2000-2002 & 2007: Research Assistant on democratic citizenship education, Goldsmiths College, Univ. of London, Dept. Education under Prof. Sally Inman (later also at South Bank University), later in 2007 at Goldsmiths Collge, Univ. of London,  Sociology on inter-cultural and inter-religious initiatives in the UK, Holland, Germany and Belgium (with Dr. Keith Garris)
  • 2002/03: YMCA England, Diversity Project Research Assistant
  • 1999 – was awarded AHRB and Burton Trust Award for proposed research on Jewish and Black Militant Groups:  Spent four  years in total reading  “Black and Jewish” nationalist militant movements of the modern era and violent resistance, both at Leeds University and UCL London with the aim for a PhD.
  • 1999-2001: Radio Deutsche Welle, English Programmes,  London Freelance Correspondent
  • 1999: Talking Africa, Volunteer Radio Reporter at Spectrum Radio (London’s multi-lingual and multi-cultural station)
  • 1997/98: Hands on NVQ Radio Training at Sound Radio, Cultural Partnership, Hackney (training under BBC’s late Brian Mitcham and Karen Merkel)
  • 1997/98: distinguished Dalston Youth Project,  Youth Mentor (meeting then PM Tony Blair and Home Secretary Jack Straw)
  • 1997/98: Researcher on Participatory and Organisational structures of Turkish speaking community in London, commissioned by Hackney Agency of Volunteering
  • 1997 MA Dissertation (Goldsmiths): London “Black Radio” and the “Black Community” (studied under Prof. Paul Gilroy)
  • 1996: Vice-Chair Infil Housing Association
  • 1995 English Legal Studies, with short mini-pupilages at Doughty Street and Tooks Court.
  • 1994/95: Bilingual Receptionist ARD German TV, Correspondent Office London under Ralf Seelmann-Eggebert
  • 1993: Elected Equal Opportunities Officer University of London Student Union
  • 1990/91: SPD Election Officer for Bavaria and junior assistant to highest ranking Social Democrat in Bavaria, MdB Renate Schmidt
  • 1990/91: Youth Journalist and Lecturer on Racism and Israeli Affairs a.o. for Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
also worked in exercise and Pilates instruction since 1999
2. Education:
  • Univ. of Leeds / University College of London.  Several years doctoral studies, Jewish and Black militant and liberation movements. 
  • Master of Arts in Contemporary Urban Studies (renamed later Contemporary Cultural Processes), Goldsmiths College, University of London; Dissertation ‘London “Black Radio” and the “Black Community“‘;
  • Master of Science in Sports Coaching (Psychology), Brunel University; Dissertation ‘Effectiveness of descriptive imagery (visualisation / Ideokinesis) in instructions of exercise.’
  • B.A. hon. Politics (Africa) and History (Modern Third World),School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London,Dissertation written in Sierra Leone, Freetown, on ‘Rastafarianism as Political Youth Culture.’
  • A-Levels (Bagrut) Alonei Itzhack Israel, Secondary ed.: Maximilians und Oskar von Miller Gymnasium, München, Germany
Vocational Diplomas:
Vocational Dipolma in Radio(-production) (NVQ3), various forms of exercise and health teaching and in Community and Neighbourhood Mediation.
Languages:
German, English, Hebrew and Dutch. Also Yiddish and German Bavarian Dialect (Munich).