2009 - 2010

Public Lectures 2009-2010

September 22, 2009
The East-European Context of Modern Jewish Culture
Hamutal Bar-Yosef, Ben Gurion University

September 27, 2009
Antisemitism in Romania? Attitudes towards Jews and the Holocaust
István Horváth, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj

November 17, 2009
Hannah Arendt, Charlie Chaplin, and the Hidden Jewish Tradition
Liliane Weissberg, University of Pennsylvania

February 9, 2010
Rocking the Nation: A Documentary Film (Hungary, 2007)
Film Screening followed by discussion with Bori Kriza, director

February 23, 2010
Collaboration, Competitive Victimization and the Contemporary Politics of the Holocaust in former Socialist States
Zvi Gitelman, University of Michigan

March 9, 2010
Obama, the Middle East and Islam: Promise and Reality
Shlomo Avineri, The Hebrew University Jerusalem

March 16, 2010
A Jewish El Dorado? Myth & Politics in Habsburg Bukovina
David Rechter, University of Oxford

May 17, 2010
Corporal Confusion: Ambiguous Bodies in Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century Germany
Helga Thorson, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada