Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University


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Courses in Winter Semester 2020/21

Please check the courses for the Winter Semester 2020/21.

Research Colloquium

»Let My People Go!« Jewish Emigration from Eastern Europe since the 1960s

Digital Lecture Series in the Winter Semester 2020/2021


Thursday, 12 November 2020, 5.15 p.m. 


Dr. Mischa Gabowitsch (Potsdam)

Loyalität, Widerspruch, Auswanderung:

Pogromgerüchte, Aktivismus und jüdische Emigration aus der UdSSR während der Perestroika


Program und Registration

Just published

by Metropol:

Jewish History & Culture. Magazine of the Dubnow Institute

# 04 2020: Weltgeschichte


68 pp.

Berlin: Metropol Verlag, 2020

ISSN 2567-8469

ISBN 978-3-86331-533-7


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

Published annually (spring)

Just published

by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht:

Dubnow Institute Yearbook, Vol. 17

Jahrbuch des Dubnow-Instituts/Dubnow Institute Yearbook 17 (2018)




Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1st edition 2020

650 pp. with 12 ill., Linen

ISSN 2198-3097

ISBN 978-3-525-370780-3, 80,00 € [D]

e-book 64,99 € [D]

Digital Catalogue

Contested Heritage

Jewish Cultural Property after 1945

Eds. by Elisabeth Gallas, Anna Holzer-Kawalko, Caroline Jessen, and Yfaat Weiss


221 pp., 70 colored figs.

Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2020

Free of charge, Open Access (PDF)

ISBN: 978-3-666-31083-6

Price for book, hardcover: 50,00 €

ISBN: 978-3-666-31083-0

Studies of the Dubnow Institute, Vol. 32

Anna Pollmann

Fragmente aus der Endzeit

Negatives Geschichtsdenken bei Günther Anders




335 pp., Hardcover with dust jacket

Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2020

ISBN: 978-3-525-31095-3

Price: 55,00 € (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.


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