2013 - 2014

Public Lectures 2013-2014


October 3, 2013
The Dialectics of Diaspora: The Art of Being Jewish in Contemporary Modernity
Lars Dencik, Roskilde University

October 22, 2013
Demographic Avant-Garde. Jews in Bohemia between the Enlightenment and the Shoah
Jana Vobecka, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital

November 12, 2013
Film Screening: Regina
Followed by a discussion with the director, Diána Groó, and the the first woman rabbi in Hungary, Katalin Kelemen of Sim Shalom Progressive Community, Budapest

November 26, 2013
In Twofold Minority: Does Modern European Jewish Literature Exist?
Gábor T. Szántó, novelist, poet, editor-in-chief of Szombat magazine

January 28, 2014
Facts and Fiction: Vasily Grossman Writing History and Literature
Zsuzsa Hetényi, ELTE

February 11, 2014
The Methodology of Witness: Pre-War Polish Sociology and the Jewish Historical Commissions in Poland, 1945-1948
Katherine Lebow, Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, Vienna

March 11, 2014
"Those who Burn Books Will in the End Burn People": The Context of Heine's Warning
Shlomo Avineri, The Hebrew University