2000 - 2001

Public Lectures  2000-2001

The Screening of Exodus on the Danube,
A Film by Péter Forgács
Followed by a Discussion with the Writer András Forgách

Primo Levi and the Germans: Trying to Understand the Ununderstandable 
Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Indiana University

'Daz man nit zol in der shtot gin' Jewish Communal Organization in Sixteenth-Century Polish Towns 
Heidemarie Petersen, Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum Geschichte und Kultur Ostmitteleuropas, Leipzig

The Process of Modernization of Eastern Sephardi Communities
Esther Benbassa, Sorbonne, Paris

'May the Torah Be Your Occupation' Teaching and Studying in the Medieval Jewish Community
Martha Keil, St. Pölten
Co-sponsored by the Medieval Studies Department

Jewish Culture in Weimar Germany and Contemporary America: A Comparative View 
Michael Brenner, University of Munich

The Pogroms of 1881-1882 and the Myth of the 'New Politics' of Russian Jewry
John Klier, University College London

Jewish Music and Jewish Thought: The Expression of Thoughts beyond the Limits of Intellect
Judit Frigyesi, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

The Anti-Zionist Campaign in Poland in 1968 
Dariusz Stola, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences