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2016 Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize in German-Jewish Studies

The Leo Baeck Institute for the Study of the History and Culture of German-speaking Jewry is delighted to announce its 2016 Year Book Essay Prize. The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book is a fully refereed Oxford journal.

The Leo Baeck Institute Year Book Essay Prize was established to

•Stimulate new research on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry

• Promote young researchers in the field.

The essay can be on any topic on the history and culture of German-speaking Central European Jewry from early modern times through to the post-war period and present.

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‘To Remember and Never Forget’: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Hannah Lewis

We are happy to announce the upcoming public lecture

To Remember and never Forget’: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Hannah Lewis

Speaker: Hannah Lewis

Chair: Prof Wayne Morrison (School of Law, QMUL)

This event is organised by the Human Rights Collegium, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, in co-operation with the Leo Baeck Institute London and the Holocaust Educational Trust.

Thursday 4 December 2014, 6:30pm

Arts2 Lecture Theatre
Arts2 Building
Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road
London E1 4NS 
 
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John A. S. Grenville PhD Studentship in Modern Jewish History and Culture

 The Leo Baeck Institute London is pleased to offer a 3-year John A. S. Grenville studentship for an outstanding doctoral candidate wishing to pursue a research project in the field of German Jewish history and culture with a focus on the late 19th and 20th centuries. Applications are invited from current and prospective graduates with an excellent academic track record. 

Potential fields of investigation are:

– Jewish intellectual history (19th – 20th centuries)

– Modern German-Jewish history (20th century)

– Jewish cultural history (20th century)

The studentship is named after John A. S. Grenville (1928-2011), an eminent scholar of modern world history and German Jewish history. The studentship amounts to £24,000 per year, from which tuition fees (2014/15 Home/EU students: £3,996 full-time/ £1,998 part-time and non-EU/overseas students: £12,600 full-time/ £6,300 part-time) must be paid.

The recipient of this scholarship will be enrolled at the doctoral programme at the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London. For a postgraduate research place you should apply to the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London, indicating on your application that you wish to be considered for the “John A. S. Grenville PhD Studentship in Modern Jewish History and Culture”. More information on how to apply can be found at:

http://www.history.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/research-degrees/how-apply

 

Please include in your application:

– Research proposal (between 1500 and 2500 words)

– CV

– Statement of purpose (500 words)

– Two letters of recommendation

The deadline for applications is 15th November 2014.

Please contact Dr Daniel Wildmann (d.wildmann@leobaeck.co.uk) or Prof. Raphael Gross (info@leobaeck.co.uk) with any questions you may have.

You can download the information as PDF here.

Holiday Closure

Please note that the Leo Baeck Institute London will be closed on 25th September 2014 for Rosh Hashana.

“Undisciplined: German Jewish Studies Today” Conference

An International Conference

14-15 September 2014

Undisciplined: German Jewish Studies Today

The Leo Baeck Institute London

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