Colloquium 2019/20

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.

 Date

 Title

 In cooperation  with-

 Venue

 Monday

 28.10.19

 10:00

 Prof. Benjamin Pollock, FRMRC, Hebrew University

 Bildung and Therapy: German-Jewish Self-Formation

 Introductions

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 4.11.19

 10:15

 National Library Archive, incl. new Kafka-collection

 Tour by Dr. Stefan Litt

 

 The National  Library,

 Givat Ram

 Monday

 11.11.19

 10:15

 Prof. Maren Niehoff, Hebrew University

 

 Alexandria as a Paradigm for Berlin

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 18.11.19

 10:15

 Prof. Michael Morgan, Indiana University

 

 Philosophy, Therapy of the Soul, and Modern Jewish Philosophy

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 25.11.19

 10:15

Dr. Yuval Kremnitzer, FRMRC

 

Mendelssohn and Kant on Enlightenment and Bildung: The Clash Between Individual and World-Historical Perfectionism

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 2.12.19

 10:15

Prof. Paul North, Yale University

 

Kafka and the Progress Myth

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 9.12.19

 10:15

Sabrina Habel, FRMRC, Zurich University

 

Carl Sternheim’s Comedies and the Formation of the Individual

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday-Tuesday

 16-17.12.19

 10:15

 International Conference

 

 The Conspiracy of the Good or Necessary Evil

 The Martin Buber Society   of Fellows

Mandel Building Room 530

 Thursday

 19.12.19

 19:30

 Prof. Amir Eshel, Stanford University

 

 Poetic Thinking (Book presentation)

 Leo Baeck Institute (LBI)

 LBI

 Thursday

 9.01.20

 Beirat Meeting, FRMRC

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 13.01.20

 10:15

 Prof. Andreas Kilcher, Zurich University

 

 Erzählen als Heilen

 

 Rabin 1001

 Thursday

 23.01.20

 10:30-19:00

 Tuvia Rübner in Memoriam

Mandel Scholion

 Mandel 530

 Monday

 27.01.20

 10:15

 Dr. Idit Alphandary, Tel Aviv University

 

 The Sincerity of Forgiveness: The Value of Resentment in Works by Heinrich   Böll and Jean Améry

 

 Rabin 1001

 Wednesday

 29.01.20

 19:00

 "Synchronisation in Birkenwald" by Viktor Frankl

 

 Scenic Re-enactment

LBI

Yad Vashem

 Yad Vashem

 Thursday

 30.01.20

 "The Dual State" by Ernest Fraenkl

 

 Reflections on new Hebrew translation by Prof. Barak Medina, Prof. Dan Diner,  Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer and Prof. Yfaat Weiss

 

 

 

 Van Leer  

 Wednesday-Friday

 26-28.02.20

 International Workshop

 

 Emanzipation des Individuums — Emanzipation des Kollektivs

Bar Ilan University,

Augsburg University

 Bar Ilan University

 2nd Semester

 

 

 

 Monday

 16.03.20

 10:15

 Prof. José Brunner, Tel Aviv University

 

 Psychoanalysis as a Pagan Game: Freud on the Science of the Unconscious

 

 Rabin 1001

 Wednesday

 18.03.20

 19:00

 Kerstin Schoor, European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)

 

 The Crisis of Enlightenment. Cultural and Literary Discourses on Traditions of   German Culture within the Jewish Cultural Circle in National Socialist Germany    

LBI

 LBI

 Monday

 23.03.20

 10:15

 Dr. Yehuda Oren, Lakritz-Fellow, FRMRC

 

 From Substance to Subject: Fichte and Rabbi Kook on the Knowledge of God

 

 Rabin 1001

 Tuesday

 24.03.20

 19:00

 Elazar Benyoëtz: Es dunkelt, wie mir scheint

 

 Poetry Reading

LBI 

LBI

 Monday

 30.03.20

    10:15

 Inka Sauter, FRMRC

 

 Tradition in Translation. On the Historical Semantics of the Buber-Rosenzweig- Bible

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 27.04.20

 10:15

 Dr. Dror Ynon, Bar-Ilan University

 

 Eros and the Recreation of the Self

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 11.05.20
 10:15

 Zarin Aschrafi, Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture – Simon  Dubnow, Leipzig

 

 Growing up in the Land of the Murderers.

 Erziehung and Self-Formation of the Jewish Youth in Post-War Germany

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 25.05.20

 10:15

 Yonatan Shiloh-Dayan, FRMRC

 

 A borrowed history? On German-speaking Historians in Israel 

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 08.06.19

 10:15

 Dr. Natasha Gordinsky, Haifa University

 

 "Mein Deutsch blieb in der Spannung der Unerreichbarkeit": Katja Petrowskaja's Bildungsroman "Vielleicht Esther"

 

 Rabin 1001

 Wednesday-Thursday

 10-11.06.20

 

 International Conference

 

 Bildung & Therapy: German-Jewish Self-Formation

LOEWE–Religiöse Positionierung, Goethe University Frankfurt

 Rabin 2001

 Monday

 22.06.20
 10:15

 Alexander Alon, Zurich University

 

 Aporien des Klassizismus im frühen Zionismus: Agitationsliteratur, Massenpolitik (Kongresswesen), Wissensproduktion

 

 Rabin 1001

 Monday

 22.06.20

 11:30

 End of Term Picnic

 

 The Botanical   Gardens, Mt.   Scopus