2001 - 2002

Public Lectures 2001-2002

Violence and Modern Jewish Experience from Feudalism to Communism
Victor Karády, Centre de Sociologie de l'Éducation et de la Culture, Paris, France

Beyond Folklore and Exoticism: New Realities as a Challenge for European Jewish Studies
Joachim Schlör, Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European Jewish Studies
Potsdam University, Germany

The Jewish Project of Modernity: Diverse or Unitary?
Shulamit Volkov, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Co-Sponsored by the CEU Nationalism Studies Program and the History Department

Anti-Semitism Without Jews and Without Antisemites: A Case Study in the Pathology of Antisemitism in Poland, 1999–2000
Alina Cała, Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw, Poland

Two Ways of Being a Jewish Writer: Ferenc Molnár and Arthur Schnitzler
Ivan Sanders, Columbia University, New York
Co-Sponsored by the Nationalism Studies Program

Against Oblivion: Jewish Women Writing on the Holocaust
Irmela von der Lühe, University of Göttingen, Germany
Co-Sponsored by the CEU Department of Gender Studies and the History Department

Commemoration and Memorialisation of the Holocaust in Poland: The Problems of the Auschwitz Museum
Jonathan Webber, Oxford University

Can There Be Peace in the Middle East?
Yael Tamir, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Co-Sponsored by the Nationalism Studies Program

Epilog or Revival? Jewish Life in Germany Today
Michael Brenner, University of Munich, Germany

Israel: Holy/Land?
Esther Benbassa and Jean-Christophe Attias, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Sorbonne, Paris, France