Leo Baeck Institute / Wiener Library Lecture Series 2003/2004

Die Vorträge waren mit bis zu 150 Besuchern äußerst erfolgreich. Unter den Rednern waren Steven Aschheim, Robert Wistrich, Ignacio Klich, Ute Deichmann, Joanna Bourke, Cilly Kugelmann, Alistair Davidson, Nicolas Berg, Sigrid Weigel and Carlo Ginzburg.

Programm

26. November 2003

Professor Robert Wistrich (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Chair: Professor Peter Pulzer
The last testament of Sigmund Freud

9. Dezember 2003

Dr Ignacio Klich
Commission of Enquiry into the activities of Nazism, Buenos Aires, Argentine

13. Januar 2004

Dr Ute Deichmann (Leo Baeck Institute London and University of Cologne)
From pre-eminence to decline in German biomedical research, 1900-1950. The impact of politics, anti-Semitism and isolation

12. Februar 2004

Professor Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck College, London)
Memory in an age of trauma

22. Februar 2004

Dr Michael Ignatieff (Carr Professor and Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University)
The Lesser Evil: Human Rights and the War of Terror

9. März 2004

Cilly Kugelmann (Jewish Museum, Berlin)
Like a bridge over troubled water – the Jewish Museum, Berlin, between traditional and commercial challenges

27. April 2004

Professor Alistair Davidson (Swinburne University, Melbourne)
Human rights; history and the ‘sparrow’s eye view’: in homage to Noberto Bobbio

11. Mai 2004

Dr Nicholas Berg, (Simon Dubnow Institute, Leipzig)
West German historians and the Holocaust: research and memory

29. Juni 2004

Professor Sigrid Weigel (Technical University and Zentrum fuer Literaturforschung, Berlin)
Walter Benjamin’s critique of political theology