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Summer semester 2024

Seminar

From Jew-Hatred to Antisemitism

Genesis and Causes of a Transformation

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jan Gerber

Summer Semester 2024

Seminar

Fragile Belonging(s)

Jewish Life in Germany since 1945

Lecturer: PD Dr. Philipp Graf

Summer Semester 2024

Seminar

»The Crime of Crimes«

Raphael Lemkin’s Concept of Genocide between Law and Memory Politics

Lecturers: Dr. Elisabeth Gallas/Dr. des. Martin Jost

Summer Semester 2024

Block seminar

Exhibiting: German Colonialism and National Socialism

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Dagi Knellessen (Leipzig University/German Historical Museum, Berlin)

Summer Semester 2024

Colloquium

Hebrew Literature in the 20th Century

Israeli-German Constellations and Resonances

Lecturers: Dr. Nicolas Berg/Dr. Caroline Jessen

Summer Semester 2024

Seminar

Literatur und Materialität:

Theorien, Methoden, Fallbeispiele

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Anna Artwińska, Institute for Slavic Studies, UL; Dr. Monika Heinemann, Dubnow Institute

Summer Semester 2024

Winter semester 2023/2024

Seminar

Jewish Dissidence in Eastern Europe (1956–1991)

Lecturer: Dr. Jakob Stürmann

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Block seminar

Nazi-Looted Art.

The History of Restitution after 1945

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross, Dagi Knellessen ((Leipzig University - German Historical Museum))

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Block seminar

Entangled Experiences.

Colonial Violence and the Holocaust

Lecturers: PD Dr. Jan Gerber/Prof. Dr. Stefanie Middendorf (University of Jena)

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Colloquium

Living in the Land of Death

Jews in Poland immediatly after the Holocaust

Lecturers: Dr. Monika Heinemann/Carolin Piorun/Dr. Julia Roos

Winter Semester 2023/2024

Sommer Semester 2023

Reading Course

Block seminar beyond the module

Readings in the Political Culture of the Habsburg Empire

Prof. Dr. Malachi H. Hacohen (Leibniz Professorship at Leipzig University)

Summer Semester 2023

Block seminar

Exhibiting: The 1938 November Pogroms.

The End of the German-Jewish Era

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross, Dagi Knellessen (Leipzig University - German Historical Museum)

Summer Semester 2023

Seminar

Hurban: Catastrophe in Jewish History

Lecturer: Prof. Malachi H. Hacohen (Leibniz Professorship at Leipzig University)

Summer Semester 2023

Colloquium

Jewish Museums:

Foundation Histories and Current Positionings

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Dr. Julia Roos

Summer Semester 2023

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Colloquium

Educational Paths.

New Approaches to the History of Jewish Higher Education

PD Dr. Jan Gerber/Lisa Pribik

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Block seminar

Exhibiting: Positions in Colonialism in Germany during National Socialism and after 1945

Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross, Prof. Dr. Werner Konitzer, Dagi Knellessen (Leipzig University - German Historical Museum)

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Seminar

Jewish Autobiographies after 1945.

Authors, Texts, and Debates

Dr. Nicolas Berg

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Seminar

Yiddish Literature in the Soviet Union, 1917–1952

Dr. Brett Winestock

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Seminar

»At the Crossroads between Barbarism and Advancement:«

»On the Entangled Interrelations between Socialism and the Holocaust

Dr. Tom Navon

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Sommer Semester 2022

Seminar

Jewish Soviet Responses to Experiences of Violence in the 1940s

Lecturer: Jakob Stürmann

Summer Semester 2022

Seminar

Shaping Democratization

Jewish Voices in Legal Policy Debates in the Early Federal Republic

Lecturers: Philip Emanuel Bockelmann/Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

Summer Semester 2022

Block seminar

Exhibiting: The History of Anticolonial Thought in Germany since the Nineteenth Century

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Dagi Knellesse (Deutsches Historisches Museum/Leipzig University)

Summer Semester 2022

Seminar

Antisemitismus, Rassismus, Genozid

Zum Konzept der »multidirektionalen Erinnerung«

Lecturer: PD Dr. Jan Gerber

Summer Semester 2022

Colloquium

Jewish-Muslim Encounters within the European Context

Politics, Religion and Scholarship in the Late Modern Period

Organizers: Dr. des. Walid Abdelgawad/Dr. Amit Levy

Summer Semester 2022

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Block seminar

Exhibiting Histories of Violence 1939–1945

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Dr. Raphael Utz/Dagi Knellessen (Deutsches Historisches Museum)

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Colloquium

The Search for Traces

Current Discussions on the Provenance and Dispersion of Jewish Book Collections in Germany

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Seminar

Jews in Fascist Italy

Lecturers: PD Dr. Jan Gerber/Moritz Schmeing

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Seminar

Post-Soviet Jewish Migration as a Theme in Contemporary Jewish-German Literature

Lecturer: Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Seminar

»The Secret of the Movement’s Strength:«

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and its Driving Forces

Lecturer: Dr. Tom Navon

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Summer Semester 2021

Block seminar

Exhibiting: Auschwitz – History and Impact

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Fritz Backhaus (German Historical Museum)

Summer Semester 2021

Seminar

Colonialism and National Socialism

Gillo Pontecorvo’s »The Battle of Algiers« (1966) as a Case Study

Lecturer: PD Dr. Jan Gerber

Summer Semester 2021

Colloquium

American Jewish Political Thought

Transnational Varieties

Lecturer: Dr. des. Clemens Imanuel Schmidt

Summer Semester 2021

Seminar

Jewish Diplomacy in the Interwar Period

The Fight for Minority Rights

Lecturers: Marcel Müller/Momme Schwarz (Academy Project »European Traditions – Encyclopedia of Jewish Cultures«)

Summer Semester 2021

Seminar

Jewish Typography in the Nineteenth Century

Readings in Social and Cultural History

Lecturer: Dr. Arndt Engelhardt

Summer Semester 2021

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Block seminar

Exhibiting: Citizenship

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Prof. Dr. Werner Konitzer (German Historical Museum)

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Colloquium

»Let My People Go!«

Jewish Emigration from Eastern Europe since the 1960s

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer/Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Seminar

The Great Patriotic Gaze

Jewish Experiences in Soviet Films on World War II, 1941–1991

Lecturer: PD Dr. Jan Gerber

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Seminar

History and Memory

(Re)reading a Classic of Jewish Historiography

Lecturers: Dr. Elisabeth Gallas/Dr. Enrico Lucca

Winter Semester 2020/2021

Summer Semester 2020

Block seminar

Exhibiting: Karl Marx and Richard Wagner

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Fritz Backhaus/Prof. Dr. Werner Konitzer (German Historical Museum)

Summer Semester 2020

Seminar

Ambivalent Neighbours

Polish-Jewish Relations after the Holocaust

Lecturer: Dr. Yechiel Weizman

Summer Semester 2020

Seminar

Restitution and Jewish Self-Conception

Debates on Restitution after 1945 and 1989

Lecturer: Dr. Philipp Graf

Summer Semester 2020

Winter Semester 2019/2020

Block seminar

Exhibiting: German colonial racism and National Socialist anti-Semitism

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Fritz Backhaus (German Historical Museum)

Winter Semester 2019/2020

Colloquium

Turmoil and New Beginnings

Jews in Processes of the Founding of the State in the 20th Century

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer/Dr. Markus Kirchhoff

Winter Semester 2019/2020

Seminar

Jewish Publishing Cultures

Buchgeschichte als Wissensgeschichte

Lecturer: Dr. Arndt Engelhardt

Winter Semester 2019/2020

Seminar

Show Trials

Backgrounds, Functions, Effects

Lecturer: PD Dr. Jan Gerber

Winter Semester 2019/2020

Summer Semester 2019

Block seminar

Exhibiting: German-Jewish History in Conflicts and Objects

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Fritz Backhaus (German Historical Museum)

Summer Semester 2019

Colloquium

Jewish Material Cultures in Eastern Central Europe in the 20th Century

Lecturers: Anna Holzer-Kawałko/Dr. Enrico Lucca/Judith Siepmann

Summer Semester 2019

Seminar

Language Criticism and Thinking of Jewish Intellectuals after 1945

Lecturers: Dr. Nicolas Berg/Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

Summer Semester 2019

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Tutorial

Jewish History within General History

On the Permanent Exhibition of the German Historical Museum

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Fritz Backhaus (Berlin) (German Historical Museum)

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Tutorial

International Law and Human Rights in Jewish History

Lecturer: Dr. Rotem Giladi

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Colloquium

Language Criticism as Contemplation of History in the Early 20th Century

Lecturers: Dr. Nicolas Berg/Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

Winter Semester 2018/2019

Seminar

Political-Theological Thinking in America

Horace Kallen and Mordecai Kaplan

Lecturer: Imanuel Clemens Schmidt, M.A.

Winter Semester 2018/2019