2004 - 2005

Public Lectures 2004-2005

100 Years After Herzl: Zionism as International Nationalism
Michael Brenner, University of Munich, Germany

American Sports Culture In Comparative Perspective: Yet Another American Exceptionalism
Andrei Markovits, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

European Anti-Americanism: Analysis of a Pedigreed Prejudice
Andrei Markovits, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Switzerland, National Socialist Past, and the Legacy of History
Jacques Picard, University of Basel, Switzerland

Could Hungarian Jewry Have Survived the Holocaust? New Answers to an Old Question
László Karsai, University of Szeged, Hungary

Anti-Semitism in Europe. Traditions, Structures, Manifestations
Wolfgang Benz, Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung, Berlin, Germany

Jewish Literary Renaissance in Post-Communist Hungary
Ivan Sanders, Suffolk College, SUNY

"Committees for the Settlement of Russian-Jewish Refugees - Anywhere but Here" European Jewry and the Pogrom
John Klier, University College London, UK

Jewish Regeneration under Siege: The Challenge of German Jewry in the 1930s
Guy Miron, Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem

Prague 1744 - Lake Success 1947: Diplomacy Without A State - A Jewish Contribution to Statecraft?
Shlomo Avineri, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Screening of the film "Father of the Refugees"
followed by a discussion with Martin Smok

Being Jewish on the Screen: Images and Memory in Contemporary Film
Frank Stern, University of Vienna