Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Guest Lectures 2016

Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Alfons Söllner (Chemnitz)
Angelus Novus:
Walter Benjamins Geschichtsdenken im Kontext


Wednesday, 26 October 2016
Debórah Dwork (Worcester, Mass.)
Life as a Refugee:
Displaced Jews during the Nazi Years


Thursday, 25 August 2016
Adi Livny (Jerusalem)
»The Windows of This House Shall Be Open to the Four Winds of The Heavens«: A Spatial History of The Hebrew University (1925–1948)


Thursday, 18 August 2016
Jacob Barnai (Haifa)
The Image of Sabbatai Zevi as Reflected in Theatre, Opera and Film


Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (Boone, N. C.)
Der »Spatial Turn« und die Holocaustforschung:
Transeuropäische und globale jüdische Petitionspraktiken (1935–1945)


Thursday, 9 June 2016
Jolanta Mickute (Kaunas)
Away from Modernity or Tradition?
Jewish Women's Responses to Zionism in Interwar Poland  


Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Nerina Visakovsky (San Martín, Argentinien)
Jews and Comrades:
An Anti-Fascist History


Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Anna Kawalko (Jerusalem)
Between the World and the Island:
Life and Works of Ernst Grumach in The »Third Reich« and Postwar Germany  


Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Olga Sixtova (Prague)
18th Century Pinkassim from Kolin in Bohemia:
A Preliminary Survey


Thursday, 10 March 2016
Yael Almog (Berlin)
Herder, Mendelssohn and the Future of Reading