Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

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Courses in Winter Semester 2019/2020

Please check the courses for the Winter Semester 2019/2020.

Call for Papers

Scholarship and Intellectuality among the Lithuanian Jews.

18th to 20th Century

An international scholarly conference dedicated to the 300th birth anniversary of the Vilna Gaon

 

Time extension until 15 November 2019

Lunch Talk

Weiße Kaffeetasse mit Untertasse auf einem Tisch, davor Zettel und Stift, im Hintergrund weite Tischfläche und drei Stuhllehnen

Ass. Prof. Dr. Ofer Dynes (Jerusalem)

 

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

 

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 2 p.m.

Venue: Dubnow Institute, Goldschmidtstr. 28, Leipzig, Lecture Room

Workshop

»Sprachhandeln« – Reflexionen über die deutsche Sprache nach dem Holocaust

21–22 October 2019

 

Workshop at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture – Simon Dubnow in collaboration with the Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung

 

Program

Lecture

Zur Philologie des Bösen: Sprachkritik als Widerstand

 

with Prof. Dr. Jeremy Adler (London)

Introduction: Dr. Aurélia Kalisky (Berlin)

 

Monday, 21 October 2019, 5 p.m.

Venue: Literaturhaus Leipzig

 

Press release (German)

Lecture in the context of the workshop »Sprachhandeln«

20th Simon Dubnow Lecture

 

Prof. Dr. Renée Poznanski (Be'er Sheva)

Jewish, French or Transnational? East European Jews in the Résistance

 

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 6 p.m.

Venue: Old Exchange in Leipzig

Just published

by Metropol:

Jewish History & Culture. Magazine of the Dubnow Institute

# 03 2019: Law after 1945

 

 

 

 

68 pp. Berlin: Metropol Verlag, 2019

ISSN 2567-8469

ISBN 978-3-86331-471-2

Price: 14,00 € (D), 17,20 € (international)

Published annually (spring)

Just published

by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht:

Dubnow Institute Yearbook, Vol. 16

Jahrbuch des Dubnow-Instituts/Dubnow Institute Yearbook 16 (2017)

 

 

 

 

635 pp. with 2 ill., Linen

Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1st edition 2019

ISBN 978-3-525-37071-1, Price: 80,00 € (D)

ISBN 978-3-647-37071-2 (e-book), Price: 64,99 € (D)

Studies of the Dubnow Institute, Vol. 31

Natasha Gordinsky

»Ein elend-schönes Land«

Gattung und Gedächtnis in Lea Goldbergs hebräischer Literatur

 

 

 

241 pp., Hardcover with dust jacket

Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2019

ISBN: 978-3-525-37081-0

Price: 45,00 € (D)

Studies of the Simon Dubnow Institute, Vol. 19 now in English

Elisabeth Gallas

A Mortuary of Books

The Rescue of Jewish Culture after the Holocaust

 

 

416 pp., Hardcover with dust jacket

New York University Press, 2019

ISBN 9781479833955, Price: $35.00

 

German version of the publication

Funded by

Unterschrift von Leibniz in schwarz, darunter steht in blauer Schrift Leibniz Association

 

 

 

This Institute is financed by the Saxon State government out of the State budget approved by the Saxon State Parliament.

 

Award

In 2019, the Dubnow Institute was awarded TOTAL E-QUALITY for its successful gender equality work.