Jewish History

Sponsored by Mark Storey and Carey Karmel in memory of David Eisenberg

Venue: North American History Room, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Monday 17.15

Convenors: Michael Berkowitz (UCL), Francois Guesnet (UCL), David Feldman (Birkbeck), Shirli Gilbert (Southampton), Nathan Kurz (Birkbeck College), Andrea Schatz (KCL)

Seminars consist of a 40-50 min presentation, followed by a Question and Answers session. For further details and updates, please contact Nathan Kurz (n.kurz@bbk.ac.uk).

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
30 October
17:15
Jewish Humanitarian Relief in the Great War Era: Between Internationalism and Particularism
Jaclyn Granick (University of Oxford)
IHR North American History Room

11 December
17:15
The Germanic Question: The Lineage of Yiddish in Early 20th-Century Jewish Nationalism
Marc Volovici (Birkbeck University of London)
IHR North American History Room

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
8 January
17:15
The Victims of Slavery, Colonialism, and the Holocaust
Kitty Millet (San Francisco State University)
IHR North American History Room

22 January
17:15
The Rabid Text: the Zionification of Hebrew in early 20th century Jerusalem
Yair Wallach (School of Oriental and African Studies)
IHR North American History Room

5 February
17:15
Guided by Goethe: German-Jewish, Gay Muslim Writer Hugo Marcus (1880-1966)
Marc Baer (London School of Economics)
IHR North American History Room

5 March
17:30
Medicine and Hebrew in the Late Renaissance: a Story of Inclusion or Exclusion?
Magdaléna Jánošíková (Queen Mary)
IHR North American History Room

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
23 April
17:15
Academic Duty and Communal Obligation Revisited
Geoffrey Alderman (Institute for Historical Research)
IHR North American History Room

30 April
17:15
Title TBC
Ethan Katz (University of Cincinnati)
IHR North American History Room

4 June
17:15
Title TBC
Reza Zia-Ebrahimi (King's College London)
IHR North American History Room