2005 - 2006

Public Lectures 2005-2006

A Scapegoat for All Seasons: The Doenme, or Crypto-Jews of Turkey
Rifat Bali, Istanbul, Turkey
Tuesday, October 25 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

After Disengagement: Options for Peace in the Middle East
Shlomo Avineri, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 (CEU Auditorium, 6:00 p.m.)

How Rabbis and Priests Created the Frankist Movement
Pawel Maciejko, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
Tuesday, November 22, 2005 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

The 'Who is a Jew?' Debate among Israeli Intellectuals
Gábor Balázs, Pesti Sul Association, Budapest
Tuesday, December 6, 2005 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

From Munkács to Judapest: Hungarian Jews and their Synagogues in the 19th Century
Rudolf Klein, Tel Aviv University, Israel; St. István University, Budapest,
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

The Question of Identity in the Novels and Essays of Imre Kertész
Ivan Sanders, Columbia University; Suffolk College, SUNY
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

The Myth of the Jewish-Bolshevik Conspiracy: Its Origins, Bases and Consequences
Zvi Gitelman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Tuesday, February 14, 2005 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

Power Without Land: Jews and the Military in Modern Europe
Derek Penslar, University of Toronto
Thursday, February 23, 2006 (MB 201, 6:00 p.m.)

Hungarian-Jewish Responses to Persecution During the Holocaust
Gábor Kádár, ELTE, Budapest
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)

Mengele and the Seven Dwarfs
Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren
Friday, March 10, 2006 (Auditorium, 3:00 p.m.)
Co-sponsored by the Open Society Archives

Four Paths to Emancipation for Jewish Women in Modern Europe (Zionism, Communism, the Bund, Assimilation)
Deborah Hertz, University of California, San Diego
Tuesday, March 14, 2006 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)
Co-sponsored by the Gender Studies Dept., CEU

State and Jews in Communist Czechoslovakia
Alena Heitlinger, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 (Gellner Room, 6:00 p.m.)