Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Guest Lectures 2019

Friday, 22 November 2019

Susanne Klingenstein (Boston)

Flaubert – Abramovitsh – Martin Walser: Wie positioniert man jiddische Literatur?


Thursday, 17 October 2019

Ofer Dynes (Jerusalem)

A Visit to the Capital of Nowhere: The End of the Polish State and the Beginning of the Jewish Shtetl


Thursday, 26 September 2019

Raanan Rein (Tel Aviv)

Facing Anti-Semitism with a Club in Hand. Jewish Self-Defense in Argentina of the 1960s and the 1970s


Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Liliane Weissberg (Pennsylvania)

Schreiben von unterwegs: Postkarten von Walter Benjamin


Friday, 17 May 2019

Derek Penslar (Harvard)

Zionism: An Emotional State


Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Daniela Gleizer (Mexiko City)

Jewish Immigration to Mexico during Nazism and the Strange Case of Consul Gilberto Bosques


Thursday, 28 March 2019

Sabine Koller (Regensburg)

Europe, Europeanness, and Yiddish Literature: The Case of Dovid Hofshteyn


Thursday, 17 January 2019

Kata Bohus (Frankfurt)

Martyr Memorial Services and the Formation of New Jewish Identities in Early Post-War Hungary