DI on the Go

Our scholars conduct and present their research in Leipzig as well as elsewhere nationally and internationally. Here you can find an overview of their talks, contributions at workshops and conferences, and book presentations in other cities in Germany and around the world, especially in East-Central Europe, the USA, and Israel.

 

15 April 2024
Dresden

Möglichkeiten und Grenzen jüdischer Teilhabe an sächsischen Hochschulen
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

On Monday, 15 April 2024, Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will present the research project »Possibilities of and Limitations to Jewish Participation in Saxon Institutes of Higher Education«. The lecture will take place as part of the Research Day with a mid-term review of the DIKUSA project of the KompetenzwerkD.

22 March 2024
Erfurt

Dimensionen des (Un)Sagbaren in Oral History-Interviews mit »Buchenlanddeutschen«
Lecture by Alexander Weidle

On Friday, 22 March 2024, Alexander Weidle will talk about dimensions of the (un)sayable in oral history interviews with »Buchenland Germans« under the titel »Mach mal kurz das Gerät aus!«. The lecture will take place as part of the conference of the Oral History Network on the topic »Nähe und Distanz in der Arbeit mit mündlichen Quellen« at the University of Erfurt.

18 March 2024
Roggenburg

Humanities College of the Studienstiftung
College week with Dr. Nicolas Berg

From Monday,18 March to Friday, 22 March 2024, Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will be conducting the first of a total of four Research Training Group Weeks for the German National Academic Foundation.

17 March 2024
Jerusalem

Dina d'malkhuta: The Legislative Council in Mandatory Palestine and Constitutional Knowledge Transfers in the British Empire
Lecture by Maya Kreiner

Maya Kreiner, PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Sunday, 17 March 2024, about the Legislative Council in Mandatory Palestine and constitutional knowledge transfers in the British Empire. The lecture will take place as part of the Israeli History & Law Association Annual Conference in Jerusalem.

12 March 2024
Leipzig

The Determining Gaze
Lecture by Dr. Monika Heinemann and Dr. Julia Roos

On Tuesday, 12 March 2024, at 7 p.m., Dr. Monika Heinemann and Dr. Julia Roos will present the exhibition they curated, »The Determining Gaze«, at the Ariowitsch House in Leipzig. The lecture takes place at the invitation of the Bürgerverein Waldstraßenviertel e. V., AG Jüdisches Leben.

8 March 2024
Dresden

The Dubnow Institute at the SPIN 2030 Science Festival

From Friday, 8 March to Saturday, 9 March 2024, the SPIN 2030 Science Festival will take place at the Technische Sammlungen Dresden. The Dubnow Institute is represented there with two offers: During the entire festival period, the PodCast »Die tiefen Wurzeln des Nahostkonflikts« by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss can be heard on site. Friday, 8 March 4.30 to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 March, 10 to 11 a.m. Dr. Julia Roos will also be available at »Meet a Scientist« to talk about science communication explained on the basis of Jewish museums.

4 March 2024
Hamburg

Erinnern als höchste Form des Vergessens?
Book presentation with Prof. Dr. Jan Gerber

Prof. Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will present the publication »Erinnern als höchste Form des Vergessens?« together with Jakob Hoffmann on Monday, 4 March 2024 at 7 p.m. The event is organized by the German-Israeli Society and will take place in the State and University Library on the Dammtor Campus of the University of Hamburg.

26 February 2024
Dresden

Vertriebene(n) Erinnerung
Round table with Alexander Weidle

Alexander Weidle will take part in a discussion on Monday, 26 February 2024, on the topic of »Vertriebene(n) Erinnerung« which will take place following a book presentation by Lena Gorelik. The event will take place as part of the Monday Café of the Staatschauspiel Dresden.

22 February 2024
Köln

Vom Objekt zum Subjekt
Presentation of the theme issue on everyday Jewish culture at didacta

PD Dr. Philipp Graf,Hannah Sassim, and Alexander Weidle, will present the thematic issue »Jüdische religiöse Traditionen« at didacta in Cologne on Thursday, 22 February 2024. The thematic issue for the classroom, which is dedicated to teaching the basics of Jewish religious practice such as the course of the year, dietary laws, shechita and circumcision, was created as part of the BMBF project »Turning Object into Subject. Communicating Jewish Everyday Culture in Germany.«

13 February 2024
Haifa

Radical Assimilation in the Face of the Holocaust
Book presentation with Dr. Tom Navon

Dr. Tom Navon, affiliated researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will present his publication »Radical Assimilation in the Face of the Holocaust. Otto Heller (1897–1945)« in Haifa on Tuesday, 13 February 2024. The study on German-speaking intellectual and prominent communist theoretician of the Jewish question is based on Navon's research at the Dubnow Institute.

8 February 2024
Münster

The Forensics of Colonial Archaeology: The Ottoman Antiquity Law, German Excavation Campaigns, and the Exodus of Antiquities.
Lecture by Dr. des. Sebastian Willert

Dr. des. Sebastian Willert, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 8 February 2024, about the Ottoman Antiquity Law, German Excavation Campaigns, and the Exodus of Antiquities. The lecture will take place as part of the international workshop »The Forensics of Provenance: Colonial Translocations through the Lenses of Legal Pluralism« at the University of Münster.

6 February 2024
Marburg

Die Überlebenden vor Gericht
Book presentation and discussion with Dr. Katharina Stengel

On Tuesday, 6 February 2024, Dr. Katharina Stengel research associate at the Fritz Bauer Institute, will present her research on Auschwitz prisoners as witnesses in Nazi trials in the Federal Republic of Germany in conversation with Prof. Dr. Boris Burghardt. Her publication »Die Überlebenden vor Gericht« was published in 2022 in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute.« The event will take place at Philipps-Universität Marburg.

31 January 2024
Regensburg

Überlebende als Zeug:innen vor deutschen Gerichten
Panel discussion with Dr. Katharina Stengel

On Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 7 p.m., Dr. Katharina Stengel will take part in a panel discussion on survivors as witnesses before German courts. Her publication »Die Überlebenden vor Gericht« was published in 2022 in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«. The event at the Bavarian Administrative Court in Regensburg is being held in cooperation between the Center for Remembrance Culture and the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial; another panelist is Thomas Walther, former judge and investigator for the central office of the state justice administrations.

31 January 2024
Jerusalem

Fellow Forum
with Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak about her academic path as a Fellow of the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) in Jerusalem. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, 31 January 2024 in hybrid form.

18 January 2024
Fribourg

The Political Red Cross in Early Stalinist Time: the Paradoxes and Forms of Public Solidarity
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, Fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 18 January 2024, about the Political Red Cross in the early Stalinist time, the paradoxes and forms of public solidarity. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »The Red Cross and the Red Star« at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

17 January 2024
Leipzig

Der geplante antizionistische Schauprozess gegen Gábor Péter 1953 in Ungarn
Lecture by Alexandra Bandl

On Wednesday, 17 January 2024, 5.15 p.m., Alexandra Bandl, PHD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the planned anti-Zionist show trial against Gábor Péter in Hungary in 1953. The lecture will take place as part of the colloquium »Basic Problems of the History of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe« at Leipzig University.

17 January 2024
Leipzig

Zugriff verweigert. Jüdische Materialpolitik und die Geschichte der Heine-Edition nach 1945
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

Dr. Caroline Jessen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, 7.15 p.m. about Jewish material politics and the history of the Heine edition after 1945. The lecture will take place as part of the Leipzig Literary Studies Colloquium at Leipzig University.

11 January 2024
Leipzig

»Der Berliner Antisemitismusstreit«
Dr. Nicolas Berg in conversation with Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, has re-edited and introduced the 2023 collection published by Suhrkamp. Using selected sources by Heinrich von Treitschke, Ludwig Bamberger, Berthold Auerbach, Moritz Lazarus and others, he will show how hatred of Jews spread in the late 19th century and how long it took for the anti-Semitic traditions at German universities to become the subject of critical historical research in a discussion with Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, on Thursday, 11 January 2024, 7.30 p.m. at the Leipzig Literaturhaus.

20 December 2023
Bayreuth

Nationalsozialismus und Kolonialismus. Der Fall Gillo Pontecorvo
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

On Wednesday, 20 December 2023, PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« will give a lecture at the University of Bayreuth on »Nationalsozialismus und Kolonialismus. Der Fall Gillo Pontecorvo«.

18 December 2023
Jerusalem

Israeli Coping on German History. An Event in honor of the 80th birthday of Prof. Moshe Zimmermann
Round Table with Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will take part in an round table event on Monday, 18 December in honor of the 80th birthday of Prof. Dr. Moshe Zimmermann. This will take place at the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem at 7 p.m. Israeli time/6 p.m. German time and will also be broadcast digitally.

18 December 2023
Bochum

Ein Moment jüdischer Einigkeit? Die Welttournee des Jüdischen Antifaschistischen Komitees von 1943
Lecture by Dr. Jakob Stürmann

Dr. Jakob Stürmann, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Monday, 18 December 2023 about the world tour of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee of 1943. The lecture will take place as part of the research colloquium at the Institute for Social Movements at the Ruhr University Bochum.

13 December 2023
Jena

Postkolonialismus und Holocaust
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Wednesday, 13 November 2023, 6.15 p.m. about Postcolonialism and the Holocaust. The lecture will take place as part of the Contemporary History Colloquium at the University of Jena.

12 December 2023
Graz

Diary of the Jewish Doctor Albert Tsessarsky as Ego Document on the Holocaust in Central Ukraine
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the diary of the Jewish doctor Albert Tsessarsky as Ego Document on the Holocaust in Central Ukraine on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. The lecture is part of the conference »Holocaust Literature and Ego Documents« at the University of Graz.

8 December 2023
Leipzig

Unheilige Zeiten im Heiligen Land
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Friday, 8 December 2023, 4 p.m., Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will give the keynote lecture at the public autumn session of the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig. Her lecture, which will take place in the Bibliotheca Albertina, is entitled  »Unheilige Zeiten im Heiligen Land«.

7 December 2023
Regensburg

Political discussions on freedom and equality in Ukrainian society of the 1990s and 2000s: The TV Laughter Shows
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 7 December 2023, about the political discussions on freedom and equality in Ukrainian society in the 1990s and 2000s on the basis of TV laughter shows. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »Freedom and Equality in the Political Thought of Ukraine and East Central Europe from the 18th Century to the Present« at the  Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg.

30 November 2023
Cologne

Spätstalinistischer Antisemitismus. Der Slánský-Prozess 1952 in Prag
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics«, will speak on Thursday, 30 November 2023, at the University of Cologne about the Slánský trial in Prague in 1952. The lecture will take place as part of the Action Week against Anti-Semitism.

30 November 2023
Marbach

Bücher aus Prag. Überlieferungswege von Büchern aus Privatsammlungen als Herausforderung.
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

On Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2023, 5 p.m.,  Dr. Caroline Jessen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the transmission paths of books from private collections. The lecture »Bücher aus Prag« will take place at the German Literature Archive Marbach.

30 November 2023
Berlin

Fragmente aus der Endzeit.
Book presentation with Dr. Anna Pollmann

On Thursday, 30 November 2023 Dr. Anna Pollmann, research associate at the Research Institute for Social Cohesion (FGZ), will present her publication »Fragmente aus der Endzeit«in Berlin, published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«.

29 November 2023
Zoom Webinar/YouTube Live

In others People‘s Houses. Poles and Jews in Lower Silesia after 1945 by Anna Holzer-Kawalko
Book Presentation with Dr. Anna Holzer-Kawalko and Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 5 pm (6 pm Israel time), Dr. Anna Holzer-Kawalko will present her publication »In others People‘s Houses. Poles and Jews in Lower Silesia after 1945«, published in the »hefez« series The discussion in Hebrew with Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Prof. Dr. Marcos Silber and Attorney Michael Sfard will be broadcast via Zoom and YouTube.

27 November 2023
Montréal

Berlin in Cincinnati – The End of a Tradition of Jewish Learning
Lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

On Monday, 27 November 2023, Dr. Felix Steilen, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the end of a tradition of Jewish Learning at the Université de Montréal.

23 November 2023
Leipzig

Braucht es eine neue Erinnerungskultur in Deutschland?
Panel discussion with PD Dr. Jan Gerber

PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics«, will take part in the panel discussion »Braucht es eine neue Erinnerungskultur in Deutschland?« on Thursday, 23 November 2023 at 4 p.m. This will take place as part of the symposium »Holocaust und Kolonialismus – Deutungskämpfe um das Erinnern?«, organized by Erich-Zeigner-Haus e.V., in Leipzig's New Town Hall.

15 November 2023
Leipzig

Verdacht, Verrat, Verschwörung – Zur langen Dauer judenfeindlicher Agitation im 19. Jahrhundert
Lecture by Dr. Nicolas Berg

Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will give a lecture on Wednesday, 15 November 2023 at 5.15 pm as part of the lecture series »Von Gerüchten zu Fake News« at the Leipzig University. He will talk about the long duration of anti-Jewish agitation in the 19th century.

14 November 2023
Bremen

Nationalsozialismus und Kolonialismus. Der Barbie-Prozess als Urszene konkurrierender Erinnerung
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

On Tuesday, 14 November 2023, 7 p.m. PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the Barbie trial, opened on 11 May 1987 in Lyon, France, as a primordial scene of competing memories under the title »Nationalsozialismus und Kolonialismus«. The lecture will take place as part of the »Action Weeks against Anti-Semitism« at the State Centre for Political Education in Bremen.

14 November 2023
Trient

First contact with the conflict: Buber's first visit to Palestine in 1927
Lecture by Dr. Enrico Lucca

Dr. Enrico Lucca, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 14 November 2023, about Martin Buber's first visit to Palestine in 1927. The lecture will be held in Italian as part of a conference at the University of Trento.

13 November 2023
Berlin

Der Berliner Antisemitismusstreit
Lecture and panel discussion with Dr. Nicolas Berg

At the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will present his newly edited publication »Der Berliner Antisemitismusstreit« on Monday, 13 November 2023, 6 p.m. Afterwards, he will talk with Prof. Dr. Monika Wienfort and Dr. Thomas Sparr about the collection of texts that Walter Boehlich first published in 1965.

9 November 2023
Cincinnati, OH

Berlin in Cincinnati: Scenes from the End of an Intellectual Tradition
Lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

Dr. Felix Steilen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will give a lecture on Thursday, 9 November 2023 at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati, OH. Entitled »Berlin in Cincinnati: Scenes from the End of an Intellectual Tradition« he will speak about the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums in Berlin.

9 November 2023
London

'The Value of the Civil' and 'Rose and Rosenzweig on Hegel and the State'
Lecture by John de Lima

John de Lima, visiting scholar at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on 9 November 2023 in London about »'The Value of the Civil' and 'Rose and Rosenzweig on Hegel and the State'«.

31 October 2023
Bielefeld

Die Ausstellung im Spiegel historiographischer Debatten
Panel with Dr. Nicolas Berg

On Tuesday, 31 October 2023, Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will participate in a conference on the conception and historiographical foundation of an exhibition project on Herschel Grynszpan in Bielefeld. He will speak as part of the panel »Die Ausstellung im Spiegel historiographischer Debatten«.

24 October 2023
Bonn

Geflüchtet und (Vor-)Verurteilt. Die Migration jüdischer Wissenschaftler:innen in die Türkei in den 1930er und 1940er Jahren
Lecture by Dr. des. Sebastian Willert

Dr. des. Sebastian Willert, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 24 October about the migration of Jewish academics to Turkey in the 1930s and 1940s. The lecture will take place as part of the author conference »Migration in der Moderne: Systeme – Wege – Erfahrungen – Konflikte« of the Archive for Social History at the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Bonn.

19 October 2023
Bratislava

Political socialization of children in the Soviet Union: literary and ideological projects
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at a conference in Bratislava on the political socialisation of children in the Soviet Union. The conference »Political Socĺalization in East Central Europe« will take place from 19 to 21 October and is organised by the lnstitute of History of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

11 October 2023
Frankfurt am Main/Hybrid

Anders lesen. Ruth Klüger und die Holocaustforschung
Discussion round with Dr. Nicolas Berg

Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will take part in the panel discussion »Anders lesen. Ruth Klüger und die Holocaustforschung«. The event at the Fritz Bauer Institute in Frankfurt will also be streamed.

10 October 2023
Berlin

Apocalyptics and Political Theology
Lecture by Dr. Zahiye Kundos

Dr. Zahiye Kundos, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will take part in the discussion panel »Apocalyptics and Political Theology« on Tuesday, 10 October 2023. This will take place as part of the Jewish-Christian Summer School »Apocalypse Now – Living in the End?« at Humboldt University Berlin.

9 October 2023
Zürich

Der genaue Blick der Shoa-Zeitzeugen
Lecture by Dr. Nicolas Berg

On Monday, 9 October 2023, 6.16 p.m. Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will give the opening lecture of the Sigi Feigel Visiting Professorship for Jewish Studies at the University of Zurich »Zeugenschaft, Beobachtungen, Herausforderungen«. Under the title »Der genaue Blick der Shoa-Zeitzeugen« he will speak about the epistemological dimension of diaries, letters and memoirs from Switzerland, Germany and the wider Europe.

6 October 2023
Zürich

Legacy of V. Klemperer and Perceptions of German Political Philosophy in Soviet and post-Soviet times
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Friday, 6 October 2023 about the legacy of Victor Klemperer and the perceptions of German political philosophy in the Soviet and post-Soviet times. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »Mastering Hitler – Outside Views: Continuities and discontinuities of functional elites in Germany from the 1920s to the 1970s and its recent historical research discourse in international perspective« at the University of Zurich.

6 October 2023
online

Jewish waste-pickers in the Ukrainian SSR on the Eve of the Holocaust
Lecture by Dr. Tetiana Perga

Dr. Tetiana Perga, historian at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and currently visiting research fellow at Dubnow Institute, will give the lecture »Jewish waste-pickers in the Ukrainian SSR on the Eve of the Holocaust« at the 48th European Studies Conference online. Based on previously unexplored documents from Ukrainian archives, she will speak about Jewish life in Ukraine in the 1920s and 1930s.

28 September 2023
Dresden

Images of the Old Men in the Post-Soviet Cinema
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, Fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will talk about images of old men in post-Soviet cinema on Thursday, 28 September 2023. The lecture will take place as part of the international conference »From Birth to Death. Age and Ageing in the Postsocialist Transformation« at the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies (HAIT) at the TU Dresden.

27 September 2023
Barcelona

Grundwald en Oriente
Book presentation with Dr. Thomas Sparr and Dr. Enrico Lucca

Dr. Enrico Lucca, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak with Dr. Thomas Sparr in Barcelona on 27 September 2023 about the Spanish translation of his publication»Grünewald im Orient«. The event is organised by the Goethe-Institut as part of a Jewish book festival.

21 September 2023
Leipzig

Die Konstruktion antijüdischer »Fakten«: Die Sprache des Antisemitismus im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert
Section at the 54th German Historians' Conference

On Thursday, 21 September 2023, Dr. Nicolas Berg, head of the research unit »Knowledge,« together with Prof. Dr. Mona Körte (Bielefeld), will chair the section »Die Konstruktion antijüdischer »Fakten«: Die Sprache des Antisemitismus im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert« at the 54th German Historians' Conference in Leipzig. As part of the section, he will speak about the Berlin Anti-Semitism Controversy of 1879/80.

21 September 2023
Hamburg

Memory on the Holocaust in Soviet Cinema: the little-known filmic narrations about Jewish victims and their rescuers
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 21 September 2023, about the memory of the Holocaust in Soviet cinema, especially about the little-known cinematic narratives about Jewish victims and their rescuers. The lecture will take place as part of the workshop »Working in the Holocaust Translation Zone: Ethics and Poetics of Literature« at the Institute for Slavic Studies at the University of Hamburg.

19 September 2023
Lepzig

Fragiler Rahmen: Jüdische Initiativen der Dokumentation und Ahndung nationalsozialistischer Verbrechen in der Sowjetunion
Section at the 54th German Historians' Conference

Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy to the Director, and Dr. Jakob Stürmann, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will chair the section »Fragiler Rahmen: Jüdische Initiativen der Dokumentation und Ahndung nationalsozialistischer Verbrechen in der Sowjetunion« at the 54th German Historians' Conference in Leipzig on 19 September 2023. As part of the section, Jakob Stürmann will speak about the 1943 world tour of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee and Elisabeth Gallas will speak about »Dokumentation und Anklageschrift – Das transnationale Black Book: The Nazi Crime against the Jewish People 1946«.

12 September 2023
digital

Jüdische Geschichte ausstellen - in jüdischen und nichtjüdischen Museen
»Book a Scientist« of the Leibniz Association

As part of the »Book a Scientist« format, 25-minute digital one-on-one talks with researchers from the Leibniz Association can be booked on 12 September 2023. The Dubnow Institute is offering a conversation on the topic of »Exhibiting Jewish History - in Jewish and non-Jewish Museums« with Dr. Julia Roos, Coordinator of Science Communication at the DI.

12 September 2023
Leipzig/digital

Religion and Crisis: Ḥurban in Jewish History
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Malachi H. Hacohen

Prof. Dr. Malachi H. Hacohen, Professor at Duke University, USA, and Leibniz Professor at the Leipzig University in the summer semester 2023, will give a talk on Tuesday, 12 September, 3 p.m. about »Religion and Crisis: Ḥurban in Jewish History«. The lecture will take place in person in Leipzig and will also be streamed via zoom.

6 September 2023

Repräsentanz einer Literatur. Der jiddische PEN-Club im internationalen PEN
Lecture by Carolin Piorun

Carolin Piorun, PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Wednesday, 6 September 2023 under the title »Repräsentanz einer Literatur« about the Yiddish PEN Club in the international PEN. The lecture will take place as part of the Symposium for Yiddish Studies in Germany at the University of Trier.

27 July 2023
Halle

Drei Beispiele moderner Politischer Theologie: Jaime Balmes – Juan Donoso Cortés – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
Lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

Dr. Felix Steilen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »Drei Beispiele moderner Politischer Theologie: Jaime Balmes – Juan Donoso Cortés – Pierre-Joseph Proudhon« on Thursday, 27 July 2023. The lecture will take place in the framework of the workshop »Politische Theologie. Genealogien, Konstellationen, Figuren« at the University of Halle.

18 July 2023
Frankfurt am Main

Exhibiting Jewish History in non-Jewish Museums. Three examples from the Federal Republic of Germany from the 1960s to the 1980s
Lecture by Dr. Julia Roos

Dr. Julia Roos, Coordinator of Science Communication at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 18 July 2023 about three exhibitions on Jewish history in non-Jewish museums in the Federal Republic of Germany from the 1960s to the 1980s. The lecture will take place as part of the EAJS Congress »Branching Out: Diversity of Jewish Studies« in Frankfurt am Main.

13 July 2023
Online

Ausgebliebene Aufarbeitung. Zum Umgang mit dem jüdischen Erbe Halberstadts in der DDR
Lecture by PD Dr. Philipp Graf

PD Dr. Philipp Graf,  research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 13 July 2023 at 6 p.m. online about the handling of the Jewish heritage of Halberstadt in the GDR.

10 July 2023
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Aporias of Revolution. Religious Traditions and Political Theology of the Latin American Guerilla during the 1960s
Lecture by Lukas Böckmann

Lukas Böckmann, Doctoral Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on religious traditions and political theology of the Latin American Guerrilla during the 1960s on Monday, 10 July 2023. The lecture will take place as part of the 20th International Conference of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association at Brandeis University. During the conference, Lukas Böckmann will also participate in a roundtable discussion on Jewish Youth in Latin America.

3 July 2023
Tel Aviv

Galician Jews between Habsburg and Ottoman Authorities in the Late 19th Century
Lecture by Margarita Lerman

Margarita Lerman, affiliated researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Galician Jews between Habsburg and Ottoman authorities in the late 19th century at the workshop »Jews in Trans-Imperial Ukraine« at Tel Aviv University on Monday, 3 July 2023.

3 July 2023
Braunschweig

Denkmalschutz im Osmanischen Reich während des Ersten Weltkriegs. Inwertsetzung und Beitrag zur Konstruktion jüdischen Kulturerbes?
Lecture by Dr. des. Sebastian Willert

Dr. des. Sebastian Willert, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at a workshop in Braunschweig on Monday, 3 July 2023, about monument preservation in the Ottoman Empire during World War I, asking how it was valorized and how it contributed to the construction of Jewish cultural heritage.

29 June 2023
Potsdam/digital

Niemandsland. Hader am Berg Scopus
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 29 June 2023, 10 a.m., about her publication »Niemandsland. Hader am Berg Scopus.« The lecture will take place as part of the ZZF Colloquium in the summer semester 2023 as a hybrid event.

23 June 2023
Berlin

Partisan Doctor Albert Tsessarsky and his Testimony on the Holocaust in Ukraine
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Friday, 23 June 2023, about the doctor Albert Tsessarsky and his testimony about the Holocaust in Ukraine. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »The Right to Testify« at the Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur, Berlin.

23 June 2023
Leipzig

Zwischen Akkulturation und Verfolgung. Juden in der faschistischen Partei Italiens
Lecture by Moritz Schmeing

Moritz Schmeing, PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Jews in the Fascist Party of Italy on Friday, 23 June 2023. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »Kulturtransfer zwischen Italien und den deutschsprachigen Ländern im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert« at the Bibliotheca Albertina Leipzig.

22 June 2023
digital

The Legacy of the Hochschule in the U.S. and Canada
Panel and lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

Dr. Felix Steilen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on the legacy of the Hochschule in the United States and Canada on Thursday, 22 June 2023, as part of the panel »The Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums in Exile«. The lecture, part of the Association of Jewish Libraries meeting, will take place digitally.

21 June 2023
Hamburg

Der Verleger Salman Schocken und seine Heine-Sammlung
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

Dr. Caroline Jessen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the publisher Salman Schocken and his Heine collection at the Wednesday Soirée of the Heine Haus Hamburg on Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 7 p.m.

15 June 2023
Halberstadt

Zum Umgang mit dem jüdischen Erbe Halberstadts in der DDR
Lecture by PD Dr. Philipp Graf

On Thursday, 15 June 2023,PD Dr. Philipp Graf, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at 7.30 p.m. about the treatment of Halberstadt's Jewish heritage in the GDR. The lecture will take place at the Berend Lehmann Museum for Jewish History and Culture in Halberstadt.

13 June 2023
Graz

Resort, Sanatorium and the 'Jewish world' in Sholom Aleichem’s Marienbad
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »Resort, Sanatorium and the 'Jewish world' in Sholom Aleichem’s Marienbad« on Tuesday, 13 June 2023. The lecture is part of the conference »Resorts, Spas, and Sommerfrische: Jewish Cultures of Rest and Recreation« at the University of Graz.

7 June 2023
Berlin

Der Berliner Antisemitismusstreit
Book presentation with Dr. Nicolas Berg

On Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 7 p.m., Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Reseach Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will present the publication »Der Berliner Antisemitismusstreit«, which he recently re-edited. Nicolas Berg will be joined on the podium by Dr. Thomas Sparr, Jüdischer Verlag im Suhrkamp Verlag, and Cathedral Preacher Dr. Petra Zimmermann. Garry Fischmann will read individual passages from the text. The event will take place in the Oberpfarr- und Domkirche zu Berlin.

7 June 2023
Hamburg

Writing About Heine. Unpublished manuscripts in Ernst Simon’s Nachlass
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen and Mike Rottmann

On Wednesday, 7 June 2023, Dr. Caroline Jessen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, together with Mike Rottmann, University of Düsseldorf, will speak about unpublished manuscripts in Ernst Simon’s Nachlass. The lecture will take place in Hamburg as part of the workshop »Imag(in)ing Materiality. German-Jewish Archives in the Digital Age«.

6 June 2023
München

Die Überlebenden vor Gericht
Lecture by Dr. Katharina Stengel

On Tuesday, 6 June 2023, Dr. Katharina Stengel, research associate at the Fritz Bauer Institute, will present her publication »Die Überlebenden vor Gericht. Auschwitz-Häftlinge als Zeugen in NS-Prozessen (1950–1976)«, published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«.

1 June 2023
Vienna

Soviet Science and Scientists during World War II: Challenges and Achievements
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »Soviet Science and Scientists during World War II: Challenges and Achievements« on Thursday, 1 June 2023 in Vienna. The lecture will take place in the framework of the conference »Developing Science Policy in occupied and liberated Europe«.

23 May 2023
Berlin/digital

»Leibniz im Bundestag«
One-on-one discussions with PD Dr. Jan Gerber and PD Dr. Philipp Graf

From 23 to 24 May 2023, the Leibniz Association's »Leibniz in the Bundestag« format offers members of the German Bundestag one-on-one discussions with researchers on a wide range of topics. In this context, PD Dr. Philipp Graf, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, presents the research project »Turning Object into Subject. Communicating Jewish Everyday Culture in Germany«; PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of a Research Unit at the Dubnow Institute, offers a talk on »The Holocaust and Crimes of Colonialism. On the Current Debate.«

16 May 2023
Berlin

Aporías de la revolución. Las improntas religiosas de la guerrilla latinoamericana de los años sesenta
Lecture by Lukas Böckmann

Lukas Böckmann, doctoral candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 4 p.m. about the religious imprints of the Latin American guerrilla war in the 1960s. His lecture will take place as part of the Research Colloquium on the History of Latin America at the Latin America Institute of Freie Universität Berlin.

11 May 2023
Berlin

Geistesgeschichte als Frage nach dem Jenseits der Geschichte. Löwiths Epochendenken
Lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

Dr. Felix Steilen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Karl Löwith's epoch thinking on Thursday, 11 May 2023, in Berlin. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »Mensch-Sein inmitten der Geschichte. Karl Löwith und die Kritik der historischen Vernunft« at the Catholic Academy Berlin.

11 May 2023
Munich

Streitbar. Archivrhetorik und Archivierungspraktiken Max Brods nach 1945
Keynote by Dr. Caroline Jessen

Dr. Caroline Jessen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will give the keynote address at the conference »Autobiografie & Archiv« in Munich on Thursday, 11 May 2023. Under the title »Streitbar« she will speak about Max Brod's archival rhetoric and archival practices after 1945.

9 May 2023

Palestine in the British Empire: The Legislative Council as a Case Study
Lecture by Maya Kreiner

Maya Kreiner, PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about »Palestine in the British Empire: The Legislative Council as a Case Study« on 9 May 2023. The lecture is part of a workshop for Polish and Israeli PhD candidates and young scholars, which will take place in Cracow.

5 May 2023

Women and Food in Painting of European Orientalism: Postcolonial Analyses
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Victoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Victoriya A. Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on how women of non-European nations and cultures were presented in the painting of the 19th century. The lecture is part of the workshop »Food and Body in Colonial Contexts in pre-Modern Times (1600–1900),« to be held in Regensburg, Germany, 4 to 6 May 2023.

30 April 2023
Schloss Elmau

Mount Scopus
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Sunday, 30 April 2023, Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Mount Scopus in Jerusalem at the conference »75 Years of Israel« at Schloss Elmau.

24 April 2023
Berlin

“No One Sees the Hump on Their Own Back.” Inner- Jewish Deliberations on Jewish Delinquency and Sexual “Deviance”
Lecture by Margarita Lerman

Margarita Lerman, affiliated researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Monday, 24 April in Berlin about: “No One Sees the Hump on Their Own Back.” Inner-Jewish Deliberations on Jewish Delinquency and Sexual “Deviance”. The lecture is part of the conference »Sex Work and Jewish History«, organised by the Centre for Research on Anti-Semitism and Queens Mary University of London.

28 March 2023
online

The Yiddish PEN Club’s Early Years. Formation and Self-Perception
Lecture by Carolin Piorun

Carolin Piorun, PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the early years of the Yiddish PEN Club on Tuesday 28 March 2023, 5 p.m. The lecture in the framework of the Modern Jewish History Seminar in Prague will take place online and in English.

28 March 2023
Akko

Jewish Doctor Albert Tsessarsky and His Notebook about the Creation of »Partisan Medicine«
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, Fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will give a lecture on the Jewish doctor Albert Tsessarsky at the conference »Jewish Medicine during the Holocaust: Up-To-Date Research and Challenges for the Future«, which will take place in Akko on 27 to 28 March 2023.

28 March 2023
Berlin

Die Überlebenden vor Gericht
Book presentation with Dr. Katharina Stengel

On Tuesday, 28 February 2023, Dr. Katharina Stengel, research associate at the Fritz Bauer Institute, will present her publication »Die Überlebenden vor Gericht. Auschwitz-Häftlinge als Zeugen in NS-Prozessen (1950–1976)«, published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«.

27 March 2023
Hamburg

In Anticipation of Violence: Legal Legacies of the Schwarzbard Trial 1927
Lecture by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

On Monday, 27 March 2023, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy to the Director and Head of a Research Unit at the Dubnow Institute, will give the lecture »In Anticipation of Violence: Legal Legacies of the Schwarzbard Trial 1927«. This will take place as part of the conference »Experiences of Violence and Notions of Temporality in Jewish History« at the University of Hamburg.

22 March 2023
Haifa

Elusive contexts: Erich Mendelsohn, Salman Schocken, and the (Zionist) Cultural Scene of Berlin, 1918-1933
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

Dr. Caroline Jessen, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, about Erich Mendelsohn, Salman Schocken and the (Zionist) cultural scene in Berlin, 1918-1933. The lecture is part of the symposium »Erich Mendelsohn Architecture of Dialogue«, which will take place in Haifa from 21 to 24 March 2023.

18 March 2023
Detroit

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon and Political Theology
Lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

At the 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies and the Western Society for French History, Dr. Felix Steilen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Pierre-Joseph Proudhon and political theology on Saturday 18 March 2023 in Detroit.

17 March 2023
Leipzig

Relevance of interreligious issues in research
Interdisciplinary discussion with Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will take part in an interdisciplinary discussion on the relevance of interreligious issues in research on Friday, 17 March 2023. This will take place within the framework of the Forum Art History of Italy in Leipzig.

9 March 2023
Zoom/Jerusalem

Berlin in Jerusalem – Rehavia by Thomas Sparr
Evening event with Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak at an evening event of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem on Thursday, 9 March 2023, 7 p.m. The event will focus on the publication »Grundewald im Orient. The German-Jewish Jerusalem« by Thomas Sparr, which is now also available in Hebrew. The event will be broadcast via Zoom; a Hebrew/English translation will be offered on site.

28 February 2023
Berlin

Neue alte Welt?
Panel discussion with Dr. des. Sebastian Willert

Sebastian Willert, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will examine the Prussian Lepsius Expedition to Egypt (1842-45) and its influence on science, art and politics at a discussion event on Tuesday, 28 February 2023, together with Bénédicte Savoy, Head of the Department of Modern Art History at TU Berlin, archaeologist Aslı Özyar, Professor at Boğaziçi University Istanbul, and Egyptologist Tarek Tawfik, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Archaeology at Cairo University.

14 February 2023
Berlin

Dislocation - Dislocation & Love/Community
Moderation by Dr. des. Sebastian Willert

Dr. des. Sebastian Willert, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, morders a conversation between the Historian of Science and Writer Dr. Edna Bonhomme and the Filmmaker, Archivist and Curator Akram Zaatari on Tuesday 14 February 2023 in Berlin.

9 February 2023
Berlin

Ukrainian and Russian film productions about the Second World War: potential and dangers
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Olga Radchenko

Prof. Dr. Olga Radchenko, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, February 9 in Berlin about the potential and dangers of Ukrainian and Russian film productions about World War II. The lecture will take place as part of the international conference »The Politics of Memory as a Weapon. Perspectives on Russia’s War against Ukraine.«

25 January 2023
Leipzig

Ein Moment jüdischer Einigkeit? Die Welttournee des Jüdischen Antifaschistischen Komitees von 1943
Lecture by Dr. Jakob Stürmann

Dr. Jakob Stürmann, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will present his current research project on the 1943 world tour of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee on Wednesday, 25 January 2023 under the title »Ein Moment jüdischer Einigkeit?« The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. as part of the colloquium of the Chair of 19th-21st Century History at the History Department of the Leipzig University.

19 January 2023
Berlin und online

Jewish self-assertion: the example of the Warsaw Ghetto
Lecture by Dr. Tom Navon

Dr. Tom Navon, Fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 19 January in Berlin about »Jewish self-assertion: the example of the Warsaw Ghetto«. The lecture is part of the event Veranstaltung »...and to alarm the whole world. Jewish Resistance and Self-Assertion in Response to the Shoah« organised by the House of the Wannsee Conference Memorial and Educational Site. You also can participate via Zoom stream.

17 January 2023
Leipzig

Women’s emancipation in Ukraine and Russian empire of the 18-19th centuries and its key figures
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 17 January 2023 on»Women’s emancipation in Ukraine and Russian empire of the 18-19th centuries and its key figures«. The lecture will take place at 5.15 p.m. as part of the lecture series "Gender Studies in the Scientific Disciplines" of the Centre for Gender Studies at the Leipzig University.

16 January 2023
Jerusalem

History and Memory Debates
Round Table Discussion with Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Monday, 16 January 2023 Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, takes part in the round table discussion »History and Memory Debates«. It is part of the conference »Between Jerusalem and Warsaw«, which takes place in Jerusalem in Honor of Prof. Daniel Blatman.

10 January 2023
Düsseldorf

Holocaust in the Kharkov Region and its contemporary commemoration
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya Sukovata, Fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 10 January 2023, in Düsseldorf Holocaust in the Kharkov Region and its contemporary commemoration.

9 January 2023
Jerusalem

»Good is evil.« Jewish scholars and biographies
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Jewish scholars and their biographies on a conference on the occasion of Prof. Shulamit Volkovs 80th birthday in The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Jerusalem.

11 December 2022
Jerusalem

Enlightened Tradition and Cosmopolitan Typography: Jewish Book Culture in Leipzig around 1840
Lecture by Dr. Arndt Engelhardt

Dr. Arndt Engelhardt will speak on »Enlightened Tradition and Cosmopolitan Typography: Jewish Book Culture in Leipzig around 1840« at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem on Sunday, 11 December 2022.

8 December 2022
Basel

Evolution of the »elder« masculinity in the Soviet cinema
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata

On Thursday, 8 December 2022, Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »Evolution of the "elder" masculinity in the Soviet cinema« at the conference »The Social and Cultural History of Old Age in the Soviet Union, 1945–1991« in Basel.

7 December 2022
Tel Aviv

Opener event and book presentation
Commentary by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 4 p.m., Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak at the opening event of the series "We talk about history - about Germans and Jews", at which Guy Miron's latest publication will also be presented.

18 November 2022
Rom

Images of Soviet Sportive Women in the painting of Alexander Deineka
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata

On Friday, 18 November 2022, Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »Images of Soviet Sportive Women in the painting of Alexander Deineka« at the conference »Gender and Sport in the long-term historical perspective« in Rome.

13 November 2022
Chicago

'Dealers of Souls'. Jewish Criminals in the Habsburg Empire at the Fin-de-Siècle
Lecture by Margarita Lerman

On Sunday, 13 November 2022, Margarita Lerman, affiliated researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about »'Dealers of Souls'. Jewish Criminals in the Habsburg Empire at the Fin-de-Siècle.« at the 54th Annual Convention der Association for Slavic, East European, and Euroasian Studies in Chicago.

11 November 2022
Hamburg

»Alles vergißt – nur die Sprache nicht«: Deutschsprachige Juden und ihre Kritik der Muttersprache nach 1945
Lecture by Dr. Nicolas Berg

On Friday, 11 November 2022, Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on German-speaking Jews and their critique of the mother tongue after 1945 under the title »Alles vergißt – nur die Sprache nicht«. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »Deutsch-Jüdische Geschichte und Gegenwart. Herausforderungen und Perspektiven am Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts« in Hamburg.

8 November 2022
Waltham, MA

A Jewish Bill of Indictment: The New York Black Book of 1946
Lecture by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

On Tuesday 8 November, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »A Jewish Bill of Indictment: The New York Black Book of 1946« at the »Jewish Studies Colloquia« of the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry at Brandeis University. The event will also be streamed live on Zoom.

8 November 2022
Frankfurt

Das jüdische Frankfurt. Zerstörung und fragiler Neuanfang, 1933 bis 1990
Conference with lectures by Zarin Aschrafi and Dr. Katharina Stengel

From 6 to 8 November, the Goethe University Frankfurt will host the conference »Das jüdische Frankfurt. Zerstörung und fragiler Neuanfang, 1933 bis 1990.« Here Zarin Aschrafi, affiliated doctoral candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Jewish intellectuals in the Federal Republic of the 1980s under the title »Babylon in Frankfurt«. Dr. Katharina Stengel, whose publication »Die Überlebenden vor Gericht« recently appeared in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«, will give the lecture »Zur Sprache bringen: Die jüdischen Zeug:innen in den Frankfurter Auschwitz-Prozessen.«

5 November 2022
Stuttgart

Victorian Antipathies in the Novels of Agatha Christie
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at the conference »Victorian Antipathies«, which will take place from 3 to 5 November 2022 at the University of Stuttgart, on »Victorian Antipathies in the Novels of Agatha Christie.«

19 October 2022
Wien

The »new women with weapons« in the late Soviet and post-Soviet cinema
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata

Prof. Dr. Viktoriya A. Sukovata, fellow at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at the conference »Ladies in Arms. Representations of Shooting Women in Contemporary Popular Culture«, which will take place from 19 to 21 October 2022 at the University of Vienna, on »The "new women with weapons" in the late Soviet and post-Soviet cinema.«

5 October 2022
Frankfurt

Die Überlebenden vor Gericht
Book presentation with Dr. Katharina Stengel

On Wednesday, 5 October, Dr. Katharina Stengel, research associate at the Fritz Bauer Institute, will present her publication »Die Überlebenden vor Gericht. Auschwitz-Häftlinge als Zeugen in NS-Prozessen (1950–1976)«, published by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«.

22 September 2022

Zwischen modernem Universalismus und Tradition
Panel at the 14th German Slavic Studies Day

On Thursday, 22 September 2022, Dr. Brett Winestock and Jakob Stürmann from the Dubnow Institute and Dr. Alexandra Polyan from the University of Regensburg will present new research on Soviet Yiddish history and literature on the panel »Zwischen modernem Universalismus und Tradition« at the 14th German Slavic Studies Day.

17 September 2022
Houston, Texas

The Temporality of Manuscripts and Archival Politics: Collecting and Editing Novalis
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

On Saturday, 17 September 2022, Dr. Caroline Jessen, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about »The Temporality of Manuscripts and Archival Politics: Collecting and Editing Novalis«. The lecture takes place at the Forty-Sixth Annual Conference of the German Studies Association in Houston, Texas.

25 August 2022
Helsinki

Proudhon and Donoso Cortés on the Good in Society
Lecture by Dr. Felix Steilen

On Thursday, 25 August 2022, Dr. Felix Steilen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about »Proudhon and Donoso Cortés on the Good in Society« on a conference in Helsinki.

14 August 2022
Berlin

Symposium on the 70th Anniversary of the Night of Murdered Poets
Presentation of the collaborative project »The Short Life of Soviet Yiddish Literature«

On Sunday, 14 August 2022, the Jewish Museum Berlin (Academy) and the Summer Program for Yiddish Language and Literature are organising a one-day symposium highlighting the activities of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee and the tragic end of its members. In the second panel, Sabine Koller and Alexandra Polyan (both from the University of Regensburg) and Jakob Stürmann (Dubnow Institute) will present excerpts from their work in the collaborative project »The Short Life of Soviet Yiddish Literature.« Funded by the program »Leibniz Cooperative Excellence« of the Leibniz Competition 2020, this project researches Yiddish literature in the Soviet Union between 1917 and the 1970s in cooperation with the Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung (ZfL), Berlin and the Professorship for Slavic Jewish Studies at the University of Regensburg (UR). The lectures will be followed by a literary evening in Yiddish and German.

8 August 2022
Jerusalem

Documentary film»1341 Frames of Love and War« on Micha Bar-Am
Film screening and discussion with Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Monday 8 August 2022, the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute will show the documentary film »1341 Frames of Love and War« about the photographer Micha Bar-Am. Composed entirely of 1341 images taken by Bar-Am, the film mines his extraordinary archive of over half a million negatives. In addition to the director Ran Tal, the following will participate in the discussion on the film: Dr. Noam Gal (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss (Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Dubnow Institute); moderated by: Dr. Yochi Fisher (Van Leer Jerusalem Institute).

20 July 2022
Potsdam

Jewish Responeses to Nationalism in Central and East Central Europe
Conference with lectures by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas and Dr. Yechiel Weizman

On Wednesday 20 July, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on »An Assassination against Silence: Scholem Schwarzbard’s Indictment of the Anti-Jewish Pogroms in the Ukraine 1918–1920« at the conference »Jewish Responeses to Nationalism in Central and East Central Europe« in Potsdam. Yechiel Weizman from Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, who is also an affiliated researcher of the Dubnow Institute, will give the lecture »Embracement and Rejection: Jewish Political Strategies in Contemporary Poland« on Friday, 22 July.

18 July 2022
Frankfurt am Main

International Rosenzweig Congress: Der Stern der Erlösung – ein Jahrhundert später.
Evening lecture and book presentation with Dr. Inka Sauter and lecture by Dr. Enrico Lucca

From 17 to 20 July 2022, the international congress »Der Stern der Erlösung – ein Jahrhundert später: Franz Rosenzweig und die Geschichte« will take place in Frankfurt am Main. During an evening lecture on Monday, 18 July, 6 p.m., Dr. Inka Sauter will speak on »Vielerlei Geschichte. Franz Rosenzweig und der Grundbegriff der Moderne« uand will present her recently published book »Offenbarungsphilosophie und Geschichte« in the series »Studies of the Dubnow Institute«. On Tuesday 19 July, Dr. Enrico Lucca, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will give the lecture »"The Master of the Kabbala.” Solving the Mystery of a Rosenzweig Source«.

7 July 2022
Wrocław

The International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry

The International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry will take place in Wrocław from 3 to 7 July 2022. Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Jakob Stürmann, and Dr. Brett Winestock will be taking part from the Dubnow Institute.

5 July 2022
Hannover

Kick-off event »Jewish Cultural Heritage«
Presentation of the research project by Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will present the research project »The Material and Intellectual Legacy of the Higher Institute for Jewish Studies in Berlin« together with Dr. Irene Aue-Ben-David and Bettina Farack from the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem at a kick-off event in Hanover on Tuesday, 5 July 2022. The joint project of the Dubnow Institute and the LBI Jerusalem, financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG) as part of its Jewish Cultural Heritage Program, focuses on the Higher Institute for Jewish Studies, founded in Berlin in 1872 and active until its closure by the Nazis in 1942.

29 June 2022
Leipzig

Inaugural lecture by Dr. Philipp Graf

On Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 6.15 p.m, Dr. Philipp Graf, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will give his inaugural lecture at the Leipzig University. With the public lecture he will conclude his habilitation procedure.

23 June 2022
Leipzig

Mendelssohn und Wagner in Leipziger Musiknetzwerken
Conference section moderated by Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will moderate the first section of the conference »Mendelssohn & Wagner. Leitfiguren der Leipziger Musikgeschichte«. The conference, which will take place at the Museum of Musical Instruments at the Leipzig University from 23th June to 25th June 2022, will examine the relationship between the two composers from this specific Leipzig perspective.

19 June 2022
Meißen

Jussuf im Islam
Lecture by Dr. des. Walid Abdelgawad

On Wednesday, 19 June 2022, 9 a.m., Dr. des. Walid Abdelgawad, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about »Jussuf im Islam.«

18 June 2022
Berlin

Non-Normative Masculinities in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema: The New Masculine Ideals of the 1990s
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Victoryia A. Sukovata

On Saturday, 18 June 2022, Prof. Dr. Victoryia A. Sukovata, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about non-normative masculinities in the Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema. The lecture is part of the conference »Socialism’s Divergent Masculinities. Representations of Male Subjectivities in Soviet Constellations and Beyond«, organized by the Leibniz-Zentrums für Literatur- und Kulturforschung, Berlin.

16 June 2022
Hamburg

Historical and Remembrance Aspects of the War in Ukraine
Panel discussion with Jakob Stürmann

On Thursday, 16 June 2022, 7 p.m. Sarah Grandke, Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, will talk with Prof. em. Dr. Frank Golczewski (University of Hamburg), Jakob Stürmann (Dubnow Institute) and Halyna Roshchyna (Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg) about historical and remembrance policy aspects of the war in Ukraine. The event will take place in the program accompanying the exhibition »Wir hatten ein normales Leben. Ukraine 2006–2022« of the St. Nikolai Memorial in Hamburg.

13 June 2022
Be’er Sheva

Mobile Women. Female Jewish “Criminals” in the Habsburg Empire at the End of the 19th Century
Lecture by Margarita Lerman

On Monday, 13 June 2022, Margarita Lerman, Affiliated Researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at a Young Historians conference in Be’er Sheva on »Mobile Women. Female Jewish “Criminals” in the Habsburg Empire at the End of the 19th Century.«

8 June 2022
München/hybrid

Monument – Material – Wissen. Erinnerungskultur(en) in der Gegenwartskunst II
Panel discussion with Dr. Caroline Jessen

On Wednesday, 8 June 2022, 6 p.m., Dieter Daniels (Leipzig), Nausikaä El-Mecky (Barcelona), Caroline Jessen (Dubnow Institute) and Mischa Kuball (Düsseldorf) will discuss under the title »Monument – Material – Wissen. Erinnerungskultur(en) in der Gegenwartskunst II«. Organized by the Central Institute for Art History, the event will take place in Munich and will be streamed via Zoom.

31 May 2022
Leipzig

Institutionalisierte Erinnerung und ihre Grenzen
Lecture by Alexander Weidle

On Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 2 p.m. Alexander Weidle, academic Assistant at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at the GWZO Colloquium about the Landsmannschaft and life stories of the Buchenland Germans.

31 May 2022

»Leibniz im Bundestag«
Conversation with Dr Philipp Graf on the research project »Turning Object into Subject«

From 31 May to 1 June 2022, the Leibniz Association's »Leibniz im Bundestag« format will offer members of the German Bundestag one-on-one talks with researchers on a variety of topics. Among others, Dr. Philipp Graf, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, reports on the research project »Turning Object into Subject. Communicating Jewish Everyday Culture in Germany«.

26 May 2022

Trials and Repressions against Scientists during Stalinism: The Shakhty Case
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Victoryia A. Sukovata

On Thursday, 26 May 2022, Prof. Dr. Victoryia A. Sukovata, researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the Shakhty Case as an example for trials and repressions against scientists during Stalinism. The lecture will take place in the framework of the international conference  »Stalinist Show Trials: Staging - Media - Reception« at the University of Düsseldorf.

18 May 2022
Köln

Abschiede jüdischer Intellektueller von Europa. Zur Phänomenologie zerrissener Lebensgeschichten im New Yorker Exil
Vortrag von Dr. Nicolas Berg

On Wedneyday, 18 May 2022, 14.20 p.m., Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the phenomenology of disrupted life in New York exile under the title »Abschiede jüdischer Intellektueller von Europa«. The lecture will take place as part of the founding event of the Erich Auerbach Institute for Advanced Studies in Cologne.

17 May 2022
Haifa

»Chancellor Brandt stands with a bended head at the memorial for the heroes of the Warsaw ghetto:« Willy Brandt’s Visit in Warsaw From The Perspective of The Contemporary Yiddish Press
Lecture by Jakob Stürmann

On Tuesday, 17 May 2022, Jakob Stürmann, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Willy Brandt's visit to Warsaw from the perspective of the contemporary Yiddish press under the title »Chancellor Brandt stands with a bended head at the memorial for the heroes of the Warsaw ghetto«. The lecture will take place in the framework of the conference »Lost or Found? Polish-Jewish Culture in Translation« at the University of Haifa.

16 May 2022
Jerusalem

Conference »Jewish Questions and the Global South«
Lectures by Zarin Aschrafi and PD Dr. Jan Gerber

From 16 to 18 May 2022, the conference»Jewish Questions and the Global South: Between Sovereignty and Human Rights« statt. On Monday, 16 May, PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« will speak on »The Perplexities of Anti-Colonialism – On Gillo Pontecorvo’s "Battle of Algiers" (1966)«. Zarin Aschrafi, PhD Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will give the lecture »From the Jewish to the National Question: On Ber Borochov’s Late Revival« on Wednesday, 18 May.

4 May 2022
Leipzig

Images of Faith. Reflections on art in the Christian and Islamic world
Talk with Dr. des. Walid Abdelgawad

On Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 6 p.m., Dr. des. Walid Abdelgawad, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will talk with Stefan Weppelmann at the Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig under the title »Images of Faith« about art in the Christian and Islamic world.

2 May 2022
digital

Holocaust: Erkenntnis und Erinnerung
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

On Monday, 2 May 2022, 7 p.m., PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about knowledge and memory of the Holocaust. The lecture is part of the series »Erinnern als höchste Form des Vergessens? Der Holocaust im Diskurs des 21. Jahrhunderts« and will be streamed via Zoom and Youtube.

26 April 2022

Victims or Active Participants? Crime and Jewish Women in Fin-de-Siècle Habsburg Empire
Lecture by Margarita Lerman

On Tuesday, 26 April 2022, Margarita Lerman, Affiliated Researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at the annual meeting of the Israel Historical Society on »Victims or Active Participants? Crime and Jewish Women in Fin-de-Siècle Habsburg Empire.«

13 April 2022
digital

Spurensuche in Leipziger Sammlungen
Discussion moderated by Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

On the occasion of Provenance Research Day on Wednesday, April 13, 4 p.m., Leipzig institutions will provide insights into their practice in a digital roundtable discussion. The event is organized by the German National Library Leipzig and moderated by Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute.

13 April 2022
digital

Digital Research Infrastructures in Germany and Israel
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

Prompt­ed by the In­ter­na­tion­al Day of Prove­nance Re­search on April 13, the Ger­man Lost Art Foun­da­tion will take the op­por­tu­ni­ty to build on the di­a­logue be­tween Ger­many and Is­rael. As part of the online event, Dr. Caroline Jessen, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak together with Anna Holzer-Kawalko about »Placing the Irreplaceable. Cultural Property and Restitution Documentation after 1945«.

4 April 2022
digital

Unsettled Heritage: Living Next to Poland’s Material Jewish Traces after the Holocaust
Virtual Book Launch by Dr. Yechiel Weizman

On Monday, 4 April 2022, 5 p.m., Dr. Yechiel Weizman, Bar Ilan University and Affiliated Researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will present his recently published book »Unsettled Heritage«. Respondents by Dariusz Stola and Erica Lehrer. The digital event is organised by the Haifa Interdisciplinary Unit for Polish Studies.

22 March 2022
Gießen/digital

Jews, Sovereignty, and International Law: Ideology and Ambivalence in Early Israeli Legal Diplomacy
Book Presentation with Dr. Rotem Giladi

On Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 5 p.m., Dr. Rotem Giladi, Senior Lecturer at the Law School of the University of Roehampton, London and Affiliated Researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will present his recently published book »Jews, Sovereignty, and International Law: Ideology and ambivalence in early Israeli legal diplomacy«. Prof. Dr. Thilo Marauhn (Gießen) and Prof. Dr. Annette Weinke (Jena) will comment on the talk.

22 March 2022
digital

Geschichtsdeutungen der deutschen Schuld
Lecture by Dr. Nicolas Berg

On Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 7 p.m., Dr. Nicolas Berg, Head of the Research Unit »Knowledge« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the beginnings and fundamental questions of Nazi and Holocaust research in the Federal Republic. The lecture is part of the series  »Erinnern als höchste Form des Vergessens? Der Holocaust im Diskurs des 21. Jahrhunderts« and will be streamed via Zoom and Youtube.

17 March 2022
digital

Der Krieg in der Ukraine
Discussion moderated by Jakob Stürmann

On Thursday, 17 March, 7.30 Uhr p.m., Jakob Stürmann, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will moderate a discussion with Dr. Andreas Umland, an expert on Eastern Europe. The digital discussion about the war in the Ukraine and the instrumentalization of historical references is organized by Aktion Sühnezeichen Friedensdienste.

20 January 2022
digital

Misreadings? Stefan George und die deutsch-jüdische Literatur in Nazi-Deutschland
Lecture by Dr. Caroline Jessen

On Thursday, 20 January 2022, 6.15 p.m., Dr. Caroline Jessen, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Stefan George and German-Jewish literature in Nazi Germany. The lecture is part of the lecture series »Gebrochene Traditionen? Jüdische Literatur, Philosophie und Musik im NS-Deutschland« of the Selma Stern Center.

20 January 2022
digital

Ein Prozess in Prag – Das Volk gegen Rudolf Slánský und Genossen
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

On Thursday, 20 January 2022, 6 p.m., PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about the Slánský trial 1952 in Prague. The lecture is part of the lecture series »Vor und Zurück«, organized by the DGB Hochschulgruppe Leipzig.

18 January 2022
digital

Prosecution before the world public: Jewish survivors in the fight for justice
Lecture by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

On Tuesday, 18 January 2022, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy to the Director at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Jewish survivors in the fight for justice. The lecture is part of the conference »Displaced: Jewish experiences in post-war Europe«, organized by the Jewish Museum Frankfurt for the occasion of the exhibition »Our Courage: Jews in Europe 1945-48«.

6 January 2022
digital

Reviving European-Jewish Thought and Culture after 1945
Online Course by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas and Dr. Enrico Lucca

From Thursday, 6 January 2022, to Thursday, 20 Januar 2022, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy to the Director, and Dr. Enrico Lucca, Deputy Head of Research Unit, conduct an online course in the »Yivo-Bard Winter Program on Ashkenazi Civilization«.

14 December 2021
Berlin

Lost Girls? Jewish Procurers in Fin de Siècle Galicia
Lecture by Margarita Lerman

On Tuesday, 14 December 2021, Margarita Lerman, Affiliated Researcher at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about Jewish Procurers in Fin de Siècle Galicia. The lecture is part of the conference »Antisemitism and Sexuality Reconsidered«, organized by the Center for Research on Antisemitism at the TU Berlin.

25 November 2021
Berlin

Unsere Deutschen – Das Ende der Selbstverständlichkeiten
Discussion moderated by Dr. Monika Heinemann

On Thursday, 25 November 2021, 7 p.m., Dr. Monika Heinemann, Research Coordinator at the Dubnow Institute, will moderate a discussion on the occasion of the opening of two new permanent exhibitions on German-Czech history.

23 November 2021
Hofheim

Antisemitismus zwischen Kampfbegriff und Alltagsphänomen
Discussion moderated by Zarin Aschrafi

On Tuesday, 23 November 2021, Zarin Aschrafi, Doctoral Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will moderate a discussion on the topic »Antisemitismus zwischen Kampfbegriff und Alltagsphänomen«. Participants in the discussion will be: Uwe Becker (Antisemitismusbeauftragter des Landes Hessen), Professor Julia Bernstein (University of Frankfurt) and Manfred Levy (Jewish Museum Frankfurt).

28 October 2021
Goethe University Frankfurt

Exiliert und belagert: Jerusalemer Gelehrte 1948
Keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Thursday, 28 October 2021, at 8 p.m., this year's Martin Buber Lecture will take place, which will also mark the opening of the Buber-Rosenzweig Institute. The keynote lecture will be given by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute and Professor of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, on the topic »Exiliert und belagert: Jerusalemer Gelehrte 1948«.

6 October 2021
digital

Erfahrung und Erinnerung. Israel, die deutschsprachige Linke und der Holocaust
Section at the 53rd German Historians' Day

On Wednesday, 6 October 2021 at 15.15 p.m., PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, and Dr. Philipp Graf, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will lead the section »Erfahrung und Erinnerung. Israel, die deutschsprachige Linke und der Holocaust«. Jan Gerber takes over the introduction, Philipp Graf will speak about »Mexiko-Stadt, Heinrich-Heine-Klub, 1944. Kommunisten entdecken das jüdische Volk« and Zarin Aschrafi, Doctoral Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, about »Frankfurt am Main, Verlagshaus Neue Kritik, 1982. Abschied von der Neuen Linken«.

6 October 2021
digital

Wessen Erbe? Deutungskämpfe um europäisch-jüdisches Kulturgut in Israel, den USA und Deutschland nach 1945
Section at the 53rd German Historians' Day

On Wednesday, 6 October 2021 at 6.45 p.m., Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Deputy Director and Head of the Research Unit »Law« at the Dubnow Institute, chairs the section »Wessen Erbe? Deutungskämpfe um europäisch-jüdisches Kulturgut in Israel, den USA und Deutschland nach 1945«.

5 October 2021
digital

Die Sprache des Feindes: Deutschsprachige Akten in israelischen Archiven
Section at the 53rd German Historians' Day

On Tuesday, 5 October 2021 at 16.15 p.m., Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, together with Prof. Dr. Michael Brenner, will lead the section »Die Sprache des Feindes: Deutschsprachige Akten in israelischen Archiven«. In this context, Yfaat Weiss will speak about »Unter sich: Jerusalemer Gelehrte und die deutsche Sprache. Aus dem Archiv der Hebräischen Universität Jerusalem«.

23 September 2021
Trier

»Die gerechte Sache der arabischen Völker«: Kuba, Israel und der Nahostkonflikt (1959–1973)
Lecture by Margarita Lerman at the University of Trier

On Thursday, 23 September, 7 p.m., Margarita Lerman, Academic Assistant at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Cuba, Israel and the Middle East Conflict (1959–1973). The lecture is organized by the »Initiative Interdisziplinäre Antisemitismusforschung Trier« and will take place in presence at the University of Trier, but will also be streamed via YouTube.

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15 July 2021
Leipzig

»Tradition und Zirkulation«
Lecture by Dr. Arndt Engelhardt at Leipzig University

On Thursday, 15 July 2021, Dr. Arndt Engelhardt, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak under the title »Tradition und Zirkulation« about Leipzig as a hub of Jewish typography in the 19th century. The lecture is part of the Leipzig University »Seniorenkolleg«.

6 July 2021
digital

»Christian-Jewish Networks«
Lecture by Dr. Enrico Lucca

On Tuesday, 6 July 2021, Dr. Enrico Lucca, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at 2.20 p.m. under the title »Christian-Jewish Networks« about Hugo Bergmann, Gertrud Luckner and the Freiburger Rundbrief. The digital lecture is part of the »12. Internationale Joseph Carlebach Konferenz«.

18 May 2021

»Aufgeklärte Tradition und typographischer Wandel«
Digital Lecture by Dr. Arndt Engelhardt

On Tuesday, 18 May 2021, Dr. Arndt Engelhardt, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at 7 p.m. under the title »Aufgeklärte Tradition und typographischer Wandel« about Jewish printing in Leipzig around 1840. The digital lecture is organized by the »AG Jüdisches Leben« of the »Bürgerverein Waldstraßenviertel e.V.«.

12 May 2021

»Spätstalinistische Säuberungen. Das Beispiel des Slánský-Prozesses«
Digital book presentation by PD Dr. Jan Gerber

On Wednesday, 12 May 2021, PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at 7 p.m., about late Stalinist purges based on the example of the Slánský trial in Prague in 1952. The digital lecture will take place as part of the lecture series »Sozialistisch, nationalistisch, antisemitisch?! – Das Verhältnis der DDR zum Antisemitismus« and is organized by Treibhaus e.V. Döbeln.

3 May 2021

»Zwischen Dorf und Metropole«
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

On Monday, 3 May 2021, Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer, Deputy Director at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at 7.30 p.m. under the title »Zwischen Dorf und Metropole« about Jewish life in early modern Europe (1500–1800). The lecture is part of the series »1700 Jahre jüdisches Leben in Deutschland« organized by the Volkshochschule, the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Research Regensburg and the Jewish Community Regensburg.

27 April 2021

»Między opieką społeczną, pracą kulturalną, polityką a feminizmem«
Digital Lecture by Dr Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk

Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 27 April 2021, at the online conference »Kobieta zydowska- nowe badania i perspektywy badawcze« about a Zionist women's organisation in Lviv.

13 April 2021

»Galut – Zion – Babylon«
Digital Lecture by Zarin Aschrafi

Zarin Aschrafi, Doctoral Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Tuesday, 13 April 13 2021, at 9.45 a.m., under the title »Galut – Zion – Babylon« about stations of Jewish position-taking in the Federal Republic. The lecture will take place as part of the conference »Jüdische Geschichte und Gegenwart in Deutschland. Aktuelle Fragen und Positionen«, organized by MiQua and the Institute for Jewish Studies at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

10 April 2021

»Rescuing Jewish Culture«
Lecture by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

As part of Jewish Book Week, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, Head of Research Unit »Law« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Sunday, 28 February 2021 about the English translation of her publication »Das Leichenhaus der Bücher«, which won the National Jewish Book Award last year.

9 April 2021

»The Rise and Fall of Jewish International Politics, 1919–1949«
Book presentation with Dr. Rotem Giladi

Dr. Rotem Giladi, Affiliated Researcher at the Research Unit »Law«, will present his forthcoming book, »The Rise and Fall of Jewish International Politics, 1919–1949«, at Harvard University's Jews in Modern Europe Seminar at 12.30 p.m. (6.30 p.m. CET) on Thursday, 11 March 2021. The event will be held digitally, moderated by Prof. Dr. Derek J. Penslar.

14 January 2021

»Neue Orte und intellektuelle Transferwege in den Jüdischen Studien in Deutschland seit den 1990er Jahren. Das Simon Dubnow-Institut und Yuri Slezkines „Das jüdische Jahrhundert“.«
Digital lecture by Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk

On Thursday, 14 January 2021, at 4 p.m., Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk, Research Associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak at the Research Colloquium on Eastern and East Central European History at the FU Berlin on »Neue Orte und intellektuelle Transferwege in den Jüdischen Studien in Deutschland seit den 1990er Jahren. Das Simon Dubnow-Institut und Yuri Slezkines »Das jüdische Jahrhundert«.«

15 December 2020

»Wahrheit und Revolution«
Book presentation with PD Dr. Jan Gerber

PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, will participate in the online book launch of the new publication »Wahrheit und Revolution« on Tuesday, 15 December 2020, at 6 p.m. He will discuss with the authors Matthias Bohlender, Anna-Sophie Schönfelder and Matthias Spekker.

26 November 2020

»A past that is not closed: Agency, Netzwerke und Transfer am Beispiel zionistischer Frauenvereine in Galizien«
Digital Lecture by Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk

Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk, research associate at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 26 November 2020 at 10.45 a.m. about »A past that is not closed: Agency, Netzwerke und Transfer am Beispiel zionistischer Frauenvereine in Galizien«. The lecture will take place as part of the final conference of the Doctoral College Galicia and its multicultural heritage.

16 November 2020

»A Jewish Bill of Indictment: The New York Black Book of 1946«
Digital Lecture by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

On Monday, 16 November 2020, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, head of the research unit »Law« at the Dubnow Institute, will speak about »A Jewish Bill of Indictment: The New York Black Book of 1946« as part of the Monday seminars at the Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena.

11 November 2020

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

On Wednesday, 11 November 2020, Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, together with Dr. Stefan Litt, will open the lecture series »1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany: A Single History through Many Voices« of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem. A recording of the digital event can be viewed on the LBI Facebook page.

3 November 2020

»Raub ohne Restitution? Die Justiz und die Rückerstattung von ‚arisiertem‘ Vermögen«
Digital Lecture by Dr. Elisabeth Gallas

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, head of the research unit »Law« at the Dubnow Institute, will give a lecture at the online annual conference of the Forum Justizgeschichte. At 6 p.m. she will speak about »Anerkennung und Gedenken: Zu den Anfängen jüdischer Kulturrestitution nach Kriegsende«.

19 October 2020

»At the Front of Jewish and Marxist Historiography«
Digital Lecture by Tom Navon

Tom Navon, Minerva fellow at the Dubnow Institute, speaks tonight at the presentation of Volume 22 of the journal »Chidushim« of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem. The theme of his lecture is »At the Front of Jewish and Marxist Historiography«. The event will be broadcast live on Facebook and will be held in Hebrew.

17 June 2020

Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss abut the British Cemetery on Mount Scopus

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, about the British cemetery on Mount Scopus. The digital lecture is part of a series of lectures at Tel Aviv University.

15 June 2020

»Intellectual Exile«
Online Lecture by Zarin Aschrafi

Zarin Aschrafi, Doctoral Candidate at the Dubnow Institute, will give a lecture on Monday, June 22, 2020, at 10:30 a.m., in the online colloquium of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Under the title »Intellectual Exile« she will speak about leftist Jews in post-war Germany.

25 May 2020

Dubnow Institute participates in »Leibniz im Bundestag«
Dr. Elisabeth Gallas spricht mit Abgeordneten des Deutschen Bundestags

In the framework of »Leibniz im Bundestag«, Dr. Elisabeth Gallas, head of the research unit »Law« at the Dubnow Institute, will this year speak with members of the German Bundestag about restitution of and provenance research on Jewish cultural properties after 1945. With the format »Leibniz im Bundestag«, the Leibniz Association has been offering members of the German Bundestag one-on-one talks with scholars on various topics since 2008. This year, most of the talks will take place on 26 and 27 May, either on video or by telephone.

8 May 2020

»Growing up in the Land of the Murderers. Erziehung and Self-Formation of the Jewish Youth in Post-War Germany«
Colloquium lecture by Zarin Aschrafi

On Monday, May 11, 2020, Zarin Aschrafi, PhD student at the Dubnow Institute, will give a lecture in a digital colloquium at the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center. At 10.15 a.m. she will speak about »Growing up in the Land of the Murderers. Education and Self-Formation of the Jewish Youth in Post-War Germany.«

14 February 2020

»German-Jewish Agency in Times of Crisis, 1914–1938«
Conference with lecture by Martin Jost

Martin Jost, Doctoral Candidate at the Dubow Institute, will take part in the conference »German-Jewish Agency in Times of Crisis, 1914–1938« at the University of Sussex (Brighton, UK). On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, he will speak »“It is not about your prestige, it is about our future.” Possibilities and Expectations of German Jews at the Évian Conference«.

6 February 2020

»Souveränitätssplitter«
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 7 p.m. in the Erfurt City Hall under the title »Souveränitätssplitter« about the Jerusalem Question 1948–1967.

5 February 2020

»Gesellschaft im Spiegel des Museums – aktuelle Konzepte und Debatten im polnischen Museumsboom«
Lecture by Dr. Monika Heinemann

Dr. Monika Heinemann, research coordinator at the Dubnow Institute, will speak on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 7 p.m. about »Gesellschaft im Spiegel des Museums – aktuelle Konzepte und Debatten im polnischen Museumsboom«. The lecture will take place in the library of the Center for Historical Research Berlin.

30 January 2020

Discussion on the occasion of the translation of the book »The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Tyranny« by Ernst Fraenkel
Evening discussion with Prof. Yfaat Weiss

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, director of the Dubnow Institute, will chair a discussion in Jerusalem today, on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 6 p.m., on the occasion of the translation of the book »The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Tyranny« by Ernst Fraenkel. Prof. Barak Medina, Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer and Prof. Dan Diner will participate in the discussion.

24 January 2020

»Ambivalent Presence. The Material Jewish Remnants in Poland, 1945–1989«
Lecture by Dr. Yechiel Weizman

On Wednesday, 29th January 2020, two lectures on literary studies will take place at 4.30 p.m. at the Institute of Slavonic Studies at the Leipzig University. Among others, Dr. Yechiel Weizman from the Dubnow Institute will speak about »Ambivalent Presence. The Material Jewish Remnants in Poland, 1945–1989«.

20 January 2020

»A Jew in Public: Reflections on Invisibility and Conspicuousness«
Book Launch with lecture by Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss

Today at 5 p.m., Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, director of the Dubnow Institute, will speak About »A Jew in Public: Reflections on Invisibility and Conspicuousness« at the Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan. The lecture is part of the book launch of »Jacob and Esau: Jewish European History between Nation and Empire« by Malachi H. Hacohen.

 

27 November 2019

Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss on a meeting in the Office of the Federal President

On Tuesday, 26 November 2019, Prof. Dr. Yfaat Weiss, Director of the Dubnow Institute, took part in a round table discussion in the Office of the Federal President. The topic of the expert panel was how National Socialism, the Shoah and the commemoration of it are dealt with in Germany today and in the future. Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier invited the experts in preparation for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps and the end of the Second World War, which will be held in 2020.

7 May 2019

»Karl Marx in Paris. Die Entdeckung des Kommunismus«
Lecture by PD Dr. Jan Gerber at the Marx Research Center

PD Dr. Jan Gerber, Head of the Research Unit »Politics« at the Dubnow Institute, spoke on Monday, 29 April 2019 about »Karl Marx in Paris. Die Entdeckung des Kommunismus«. The lecture took place at the Marx Research Center of the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. Jan Gerber had published a book of the same name in 2018.