Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Visiting Scholars 2011

Eran Almagor (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Early Modern Perceptions of the »Other« and their Emergence from Ancient Jewish and Classical Origins

March 2009 to February 2011 (Minerva Fellowship); March to August 2011 

student assistant at Leipzig University


Anna Novikov-Almagor (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Between »Deutschland« and Polska. The Clash of Identities in Interwar Eastern Europe Silesia

March 2009 to August 2011


Yael Almog (University of California, Calif., USA)

The Role of the Hebrew Language in the Formation of Modern Hermeneutics

June to July 2011


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

A Diverse and Complicated Relationship: the Protestant-Jewish Encounter along the Centuries

August 2011


Sandra Carrasco (University of Basel, Switzerland)

Narratives of Conversion in Seventeenth-century Spain

July 2011


Felix Heinert (University of Cologne)

Topographies of Jewish Self-Locations in the Urban Space of Riga Around 1900

December 2011  


Jonathan Kaplan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Nationalism in the German Democratic Republic

October to December 2011, Scholarship of the Free State of Saxony


Eran Rolnik (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

History of Psychoanalysis in Jewish Palestine, 1918–1948

November 2011


Sven-Erik Rose (Miami University, Oh., USA)

Jewish Subjects: The Philosophical Politics of Jewish Subjectivity in Germany 1789–1848

May to June 2011


Gil Rubin (Columbia University, New York, USA)

Between Minority Rights and Human Rights: Jewish Postwar Planning in Wartime New York, 1939–1946

August 2011


Yuval Rubovitch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Workers Organizations in Germany before 1939 and their Impact on the Policy towards Jews in Nazi Germany

August 2011, Scholarship of the Free State of Saxony


Marcos Silber (University of Haifa, Israel)

July 2011


David Weinstein (Wake Forest University, N. C., USA)

Exile and Interpretation (co-authoring with Avi Zakai)

June to July 2011 and October to December 2011, Sabbatical Leave