Winter Semester 2019/2020

Jewish Publishing Cultures

Buchgeschichte als Wissensgeschichte

Lecturer: Dr. Arndt Engelhardt

Time: Tuesday, 11.15 a.m. to 12.45 p.m. (2 hours per week)

Start: 29 October 2019

Location: Dubnow Institute, Goldschmidtstr. 28

Seminar Language: German

Literature: Zeev Gries, The Book in the Jewish World, 1700–1900, Oxford/Portland 2007; Karen Auerbach, »Verlagswesen,« in: Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur, ed. by Dan Diner, 2016, <>; Kenneth B. Moss, »Printing and Publishing after 1800«, in: YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe <>. Seminar texts will be provided in a reader.

Participation is limited to 25 people.

Open to mature age students: no

Participation is conditional on giving a short presentation and willingness to read texts in the English language.