Colloquium 2016/17

During the academic year the Center holds a weekly bilingual colloquium. The colloquium gives the fellows and other young scholars the opportunity to present their research, as well as to hear lectures by experts in the field.

27-28.09.2016

Conference:

"Gentner Symposium: Contested German-Jewish Cultural Property after 1945. The Sacred and the Profane"

07.11.2016

Presentation of the GIF project:

Dr. Rafi Tsirkin-Sadan and Dr. Samuel Barnai
"At their Surroundings: Localizing Modern Jewish Literatures in Eastern Europe"

13-14.11.2016

International Conference:

"Universities and Nation Building"

21.11.2016

Guest Lecture:

Prof. Daniel Weidner
"'Total Democracy': Hermann Broch, Totalitarianism and Human Rights"

30.11.2016

Book Launch:

Dr. Natasha Gordinsky
"In Three Landscapes: Lea Goldberg's Early Writings"

05.12.2016

Presentation:

Anna Pollmann
"Fragemts from the End of Times. Günther Anders on the loss of History"

07-08.12.2016

Workshop:

"1976: Zwischen Exodus und Ausbürgerung"

11-12.12.2016

Reading and Seminar:

with Author Zafer Şenocak

19.12.2016

Presentations:

Andrea Kirchner
"Like an Island in the Stormy Sea. Richard Lichtheim in Geneva (1939–1946)"

Maja Krüger
"Vom 'jüdischen Juden' zum Kritischen Theoretiker. Eine intellektuelle Biographie Leo Löwenthals"

09.01.2017

Presentations:

Ahuva Liberles-Noiman
"'Almost Antonious Margaritha': Being a Covert in Late Middle Ages"

Tzafrir Barzilay
"Well-Poisoning Accusations against Jews in 1349 - Why Did They Take Place Mostly in the German Empire?"

11-12.01.2017

Workshop:

"Die Zeitschrift 'Die Kreatur' als intellektuelles Netzwerk und Diskursmedium"

16.01.2017

Presentations:

Miriam Szamet
"Practice Versus Theory in the Hebrew Education Discourse in Palestine, 1900 - 1935"

Silja Behre
"German-Jewish Intellectual Relations beyond the 'Icons of the Weimar Republic' - The example of Jochanan Bloch (1919-1979) between Berlin and Beer Sheva"

23.01.2017

Guest Lecture:

Prof. Anne-Kathrin Reulecke
"Walter Benjamin's Berlin Childhood around 1900"