Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

Visiting Scholars 2017

Yael Ben-Zvi Morad (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

»Nobody’s Autobiography«: Memoirs by Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants

April 2017


Lucia Linares (Darwin College, Cambridge, United Kingdom)

The State(s) of German Jewry: Zionist Discourse and National Identity during and after World War I

May 2017


Nick Underwood (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)

YIVO Paris: Jewish Scholarship, Diaspora Nationalism, and the City of Light, 1930–1940

June 2017


Cathy Gelbin (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)

Stefan Heym (1913–2001): Ein deutsch-jüdisches Jahrhundertleben

July 2017


Uriel Gellman (Bar-Ilan-University, Ramat Gan, Israel)

Jewish Magic, Modernity and Hasidism

July 2017


Samuel Kessler (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va., USA)

The Transformation of Judaism: Rabbis, Synagogues, and Preaching in Nineteenth-Century Central Europe

July 2017


Ewa Stanczyk (University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Found Photographs: The Afterlife of Jewish Images

August 2017


Uzi Rebhun (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

Double Burden: Israeli Jews in Germany

August/September 2017