The 3rd Leo Baeck Institute Biennial Lecture

edmund de waal

Edmund de Waal  

Artist and author of The Hare with Amber Eyes

 

On the Eve of Departure: Art and Exile

During the talk Edmund de Waal will discuss the telling of family stories through words and sculpture, touching on his writing of The Hare with Amber Eyes and works by Paul Celan and Walter Benjamin.

 

Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London, School of History.

 

Thursday 23rd March at 6.30 PM

Arts Two Lecture Theatre

Queen Mary University of London,

Mile End Road, E1 4NS

 

Admission is free but places are limited and must be reserved in advance via edmunddewaal.eventbrite.co.uk or by directly contacting the Leo Baeck Institute London:

E-mail: info@leobaeck.co.uk  Phone: +44 20 788 5690/ 5689

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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

Cancellation of Dr Jan Gerber’s lecture “A Prague Trial: The People against Rudolf Slánský”

We are very sorry to inform you that the lecture “A Prague Trial: The People against Rudolf Slánský” by Dr Jan Gerber on the 16th of February has been cancelled. Unfortunately, Dr Jan Gerber is sick and cannot fly to London this week. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused.