2005 - 2006

Public Lectures 2005-2006

October 25, 2005
A Scapegoat for All Seasons: The Doenme, or Crypto-Jews of Turkey
Rifat Bali, Istanbul, Turkey

November 8, 2005
After Disengagement: Options for Peace in the Middle East
Shlomo Avineri, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

November 22, 2005
How Rabbis and Priests Created the Frankist Movement
Pawel Maciejko, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

December 6, 2005
The 'Who is a Jew?' Debate among Israeli Intellectuals
Gábor Balázs, Pesti Sul Association, Budapest

December 13, 2005
From Munkács to Judapest: Hungarian Jews and their Synagogues in the 19th Century

Rudolf Klein, Tel Aviv University, Israel / St. István University, Budapest

January 24, 2006
The Question of Identity in the Novels and Essays of Imre Kertész
Ivan Sanders, Columbia University; Suffolk College, SUNY

February 14, 2005
The Myth of the Jewish-Bolshevik Conspiracy: Its Origins, Bases and Consequences
Zvi Gitelman, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

February 23, 2006
Power Without Land: Jews and the Military in Modern Europe
Derek Penslar, University of Toronto

March 7, 2006
Hungarian-Jewish Responses to Persecution During the Holocaust
Gábor Kádár, ELTE, Budapest

March 10, 2006
Mengele and the Seven Dwarfs
Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren
Co-sponsored by the Open Society Archives

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

March 28, 2006
State and Jews in Communist Czechoslovakia
Alena Heitlinger, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario