Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Visiting Scholars 2013


Mohamed Ahmed (Mansoura University, Egypt)

Arabic Use of the Iraqi Jews Novelists: A Stylistic Analysis of Selected Early and Late Hebrew Novels

1 April 2012 to 31 March 2014 


Chaim Beer (Ben-Gurion University, Israel)

On the Footsteps of S. Y. Agnon in Leipzig

16 October 2012 to 15 March 2013


Yuval Rubovitch (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Der Revisionismus in der Sozialdemokratie im deutschen Kaiserreich und sein Verhältnis zum Zionismus

19 November 2012 to 31 Januar 2013


Sasha Senderovich (Rutgers University, N. J., USA)

The Red Promised Land: Sites of Soviet Jewish Culture.

3 to 28 May 2013


Samuel Kessler (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C., USA)

Jews, Christians, and the Practice of Theology in 19th Century Leipzig

1 to 30 June 2013


Yael Almog (University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA)

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

1 to 5 July 2013


David Weinstein (Wake Forest University, USA)

Exile and Interpretation

July 2013


Alison Schachter (Vanderbilt University, Tenn., USA)

Gender, Secularism, and Jewish Modernity

8 July to 4 August 2013


Ido Noy (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Medieval Ashkenazi Wedding Jewelry and Love Token

29 July to 1 August 2013


Anson Rabinbach (Princeton University, N. J., USA)

Concepts that Came in from the Cold: Totalitarianism, Genocide, Total War

1 October to 22 December 2013


Elena Keidosiute (Vilnius University, Litauen)

Jewish Conversions to Catholicism: Institutionalized Missions in the Lithuanian Territory

1 to 30 November 2013


Golan Gur (Universität der Künste, Berlin)

Jews and Jewish Memory in the Musical Culture of the German Democratic Republic

18 to 29 November 2013