Annual Workshop of the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme 2016/17


The Leo Baeck Institute is happy to announce the first workshop of the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme 2016/17 from 23rd – 26th October 2016 in Brighton. 

The Leo Baeck Fellowship is an international fellowship programme aimed at PhD candidates researching the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Every year, in cooperation with the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, the Leo Baeck Institute London offers to up to twelve doctoral candidates the opportunity to spend a year working on research at the location of their choice. In addition to financial support, the fellowship programme offers its young researchers academic assistance through regularly held workshops, seminars and conferences.

For more information on the workshop in Brighton click on the leaflet below.

Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme 2016/17- Workshop Brighton

For more information on the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme, click here.

“Weltbühne Zürich: Kurt Hirschfeld (1902 – 1964) und das deutschsprachige Theater im Schweizer Exil”

Exile in the Spotlight—LBI Conference on Émigré Theatre Giant Kurt Hirschfeld

An International Conference

The LBI London and the LBI New York present an international conference on the life and legacy of Kurt Hirschfeld, the Dramaturg and director most closely associated with the emergence of the Schauspielhaus as the home of German theatre in exile. The conference under the patronage of the City of Zurich and hosted by the Schauspielhaus Zürich, brings together scholars and representatives of the contemporary theatre world and also features a dramatic reading of letters selected from Hirschfeld’s archival collection, which is preserved at the archives of the LBI New York.

8-9 March 2015

Schauspielhaus Zürich, Zurich Switzerland


You can download the flyer here

For more information and bookings please go to our conference homepage:

A portrait of Kurt Hirschfeld, c.1930.