Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Visiting Scholars 2008

Sadiq al-Azm (Princeton University, USA)

6 October to 30 November 2008


Yaakov Ariel (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, USA)

Protestantism and the Jews

1 to 31 July 2008


Manuela Consonni (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Knowledge and Pain: The Cultural Constructions of Suffering

3 to 29 September 2008


Natasha Gordinsky (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

»My time is engraved in my poems«: Shaping of responsibility in Lea Goldberg's works in days of Second World War

1 March to 24 April 2008, 5 August - 2 November 2008


Sharon Gordon (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Exchange and Transformation: Jewish Conversion to Christianity in the nineteenth and early twentierth Century Discourse of Modernity

2 to 7 January 2008, 18 October to 1 November 2008


Udi Greenberg (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

The Weimar Republic as a Collective Symbol

12 to 25 August 2008


Eitan Grossman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

A structural Syntax of Early Bohairic

24 July to 23 August 2008


Shai Lavi (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Civilized Animals. Jews, Muslims and the Ritual Slaughtering Controversy in Germany, 1870–2002

1 October 2007 to 30 November 2008

Fellowship of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation


Tobias Metzler (University of Southampton, UK)

Jewish Exhibitions in the late nineteenth and early twentieth Century

20 February to 19 May 2008

within the BMBF-Project »Communicating Europe«


Sandro Pignotti (Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia)

Ein literaturwissenschaftlicher und hermeneutischer Vergleich zwischen Kafkas Literatur und deutscher Aggadah

1 November to 31 December 2008


Victoria Prilutsky (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Medieval Literature in Christian Castile and Jewish Influence On It

27 January to 21 February 2008


Tetyana Shchegolyeva (Taurida National University, Simferopol, Ukraine)

Nazi policy towards Karaite Jews during WWII and its influence on their National Identity

1 June - 31 July 2008


David Weinstein (Wake Forest University, USA)

Exile and Interpretation: Reinventing European Intellectual History

19 June to 20 August 2008

within the BMBF-Project »Communicating Europe«