History seminars at the IHR
Sponsored in memory of Deana and Jack Eisenberg
Convenors: Professor Michael Berkowitz (UCL), Dr Francois Guesnet (UCL), Professor Ada Rapoport-Albert (UCL), Professor David Cesarani (Royal Holloway), Professor David Feldman (Birkbeck), Dr Andrea Schatz (KCL).
Please note that this is not a 'lecture' format. Papers will be distributed in advance, via e-mail, in order to be discussed. If you plan to attend and have not yet received a paper, please contact Professor M Berkowitz (email@example.com).
Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, Senate House
Time: Tuesday, 5.15pm
Jewish 'Panic Migration' and the Caribbean
Joanna Newman (Universities UK)
Emancipation through consumption
Gideon Reuveni (Sussex University)
Please note: this session has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances
Dispute resolution choices of Jews in Georgian London: a halakhic framework?
Wendy Filer (King's College London)
Was conversion an effective strategy for integration into European society?
Todd Endelman (University of Michigan/Oxford)
Revealing forgotten political options in divided Palestine through translation
Yuval Evri (Cambridge)
Seeing syphilis in the Bible: Hebrews, Jews, and the debate over the origins of venereal disease
Mitchell Hart (University of Florida/Oxford
The vanishing minority: Human Rights as Jewish politics in postwar America
James Loeffler (University of Virginia)
Disgust: Jud Suss in Nazi Germany
Daniel Wildmann (Leo Baeck Institute)
The Chelsea murder and the question of Jewishness in eighteenth-century London
Avinoam Neah (Hebrew University)
Good-bye race? Modern antisemitism, race, and belonging reconsidered
Lars Fischer (UCL)