2018 - 2019

Public Lectures 2018-2019


September 25, 2018
Klezmer: Music, History and Memory
Walter Zev Feldman, New York University

October 16, 2018
From Romania to Algeria and back again: Adolphe Crémieux and the Construction of Europe and Empire
Noëmie Duhaut, Central European University

November 13, 2018
Mapping the Spirit: The Geography of Hasidism
Marcin Wodzinski, Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wrocław

January 29, 2019
Interpreting Responsibility: The First Historians of the Holocaust in Hungary
Ferenc Laczó,  European History, Maastricht University

February 12, 2019
Jewish Immigration from the Former Soviet Union during the 1990s and the Formation of a “New German Jewry"
Olaf Glöckner,  Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European-Jewish Studies in Potsdam

March 5, 2019
"We Know That You Are Not Guilty!" Postwar Myths of Jewish Collaboration, Czech Victimhood, and Slovakian Heroism
Hana Kubátová, Center for the Transdisciplinary Research of Violence, Trauma and Justice at the Charles University, Prague

March 12, 2019
[Re]Thinking Jewish Heritage: Opportunities and Limits Amidst Openings and Closings
Daniel J. Walkowitz, New York University

March 19, 2019
Tinghir–Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah
Screening and discussion with Kamal Hachkar, film director, Paris

March 26, 2019
The Scandal of the Budapest Orpheum: Jewish Popular Culture and Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-Siècle Central Europe
Mary Gluck, Brown University

July 2, 2019
The Panama Affair: An Antisemitic Scandal in an Age of Globalization
Lisa Leff, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum