1996 - 1997

Public Lectures 1996-1997

Discontinuity, Tradition and Innovation: Anthropological Reflections on Jewish Identity in Contemporary Hungary
Leonard Mars, University of Wales

The International and Domestic Contexts of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
Shlomo Avineri, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Wives, Maids, Businesswomen: Jewish Women in Medieval Austria 
Martha Keil, Institute of the History of the Jews in Austria
Co-sponsored by the Austrian Institute of East and Southeast European Studies

The Jews of Romania: A Historical Destiny 
Ladislau Gyemant, Babes-Bolyai University

Screening and discussion following:
"Then the Blood" Blood Libels After the Holocaust
Janos Pelle
Panel: Tamas Kende, Rainer Erb, and Janos Pelle
Co-sponsored by the Open Society Archives

Sociological Problems of Jewish Assimilation
Victor Karady, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

Jews and Communism 
Stanisław Krajewski, Warsaw University

Anti-Semitism in Postcommunist Hungary
Andras Kovács, Eötvös Loránd University

Video Holocaust Testimonies in Slovakia
Martin Butora, Collegium Budapest
Co-sponsored by the Open Society Archives