2011 - 2012

Public Lectures 2011-2012


October 11, 2011
Hungary: the Controversial Chapter of the Holocaust
Randolph L. Braham, City University of New York

October 18, 2011
From Demoness to God's Partner: The Astonishing Career of the World's First Feminist, Lilith
Felicia Waldman, University of Bucharest

November 8, 2011
No 'Love for the Jewish People'? Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' Revisited
Christian Wiese, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main

November 22, 2011
New Approaches and Methodological Challenges in Jewish Studies: Critical Readings of Testimonies
Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, Center for Research on Antisemitism, Technische Universität, Berlin

January 17, 2012
The Dancer´s Return
film screening followed by a lecture by Pavol Salamon, Budapest City Archives

January 31, 2012
Kasztner - Hero or Traitor? By One of the Survivors
Ladislaus Löb, University of Sussex, Brighton

February 21, 2012
Demographic Drivers in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Sergio DellaPergola, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

February 22, 2012
Ilya Ehrenburg: The War, the Holocaust, and the Fate of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee
Joshua Rubenstein, Amnesty International USA

March 6, 2012
Semi-Invisible Immigrants and Western Hats: Forgetting & Remembering Central European Jews in Ireland
Guy Beiner, Ben-Gurion University

March 20, 2012
The Jewish Ambassador Joke: Mor Wahrmann and the Performance of Jewish
Mary Gluck, Brown University

May 7-11, 2012
Christian Beginnings - five lectures
Geza Vermes, Oxford University

May 23, 2012
Why This New Fascination: The Islamic Imaginary of Modern Jewish Thought
Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College