Germans or Jews? German-Speaking Jews in Post-War Europe

The LBI London, in cooperation with LBI New York, is holding a workshop at the Center for Jewish History, New York, 24 August 2017.

 

Organisers:

Kateřina Čapková, Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences

David Rechter, University of Oxford

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies, New York

 

Program:

Andrea Sinn, Elon University

Redefining Home: Jews and the Politics of Rebuilding Post-War Germany

 

Margarete Feinstein, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Ohne Heimat: German Jews as Displaced Persons in Post-War Germany

 

Kateřina Čapková, Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

On the Margins of Communities. German-speaking Christian-Jewish Couples in Post-War Central Europe

 

Katharina Friedla, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Experiences of Stigmatization, Discrimination and Exclusion – German-Jewish Survivors in Wrocław and Lower Silesia, 1945–1946

 

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College

The Galician Paradigm? Postwar Experiences of German-Speaking Polish Jewish Survivors

 

Gaelle Fisher, University of Augsburg, Germany

Between Liberation and Emigration: Bukovina Jews in Post-War 

 

Commentator: Atina Grossmann, The Cooper Union, New York

 

Publication of the contributions is planned in the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book and in a Czech-language volume.

 

For more information, please visit the LBI New York website.

Arno Paucker- Scholar and Friend

A memorial event in honour of the Leo Baeck Institute’s esteemed, longstanding former director Dr Arnold Paucker OBE

 

Thursday, 30th March 2017, 6.30pm

at the German Historical Institute London,

17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ

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Opening Words by

Pauline Paucker

Lecture by

Peter Pulzer (Oxford):

‘Arno Paucker, A Scholar Who Reached Out’

Panel:Arno Paucker and German-Jewish History’

Peter Alter (Cologne)

Simone Erpel (Berlin)

Raphael Gross (Leipzig)

Chair: Daniel Wildmann (London)

Please join us in remembering and celebrating a life of passion, dedicated service and many wonderful achievements!

The event is organized jointly by the LBI London and the GHI London. Admission is free but places are strictly limited and must be reserved in advance by contacting the Leo Baeck Institute, London via

Email: info@leobaeck.co.uk or phone: 020 7882 5690

To view the full invitation, please click here

European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series: The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017

We are very happy to announce our panel discussion as a part of the European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series:

The panel will discuss the complicated and multi-layered relationship of the European left with Zionism and the State of Israel, examining this broad subject from a historical perspective and shedding light on the different debates on various European countries.

 

Panelists

Nick Cohen 

The Observer and The Spectator

 

Prof David Feldmann

Birckbeck University of London

 

Prof Christina Späti

University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

Dr Peter Ullrich

Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

 

Chair: Dr Daniel Wildmann, Leo Baeck Institute London/Queen Mary University of London

 

Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London

in collaboration with the German Historical Institute London

as part of the European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series

 

6:30pm, 16 March 2017

Venue: German Historical Institute

17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ

 

Admission is free. Places are limited and must be reserved in advance by contacting the Leo Baeck Institute London

e: info@leobaeck.co.uk, t: +44 (0) 20 7882 5690