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.

 

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.