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Workshop Brighton October 2017

Workshop at the University of Sussex, England 

Chaired by Prof Dr David Rechter, Dr Andrea Schatz and Dr Daniel Wildmann 

 

Programme

Session 1 

Miriam Fenton: Everyday Life, Identity, and Communal Relations: A Comparison of Khehilot Shum and Aragon, c. 1200-1347 (response: Alexander Walther) 

Ahuva Liberles Noiman: Das Leben der Konvertiten im Spätmittelalter (response: Sara Halpern) 

 

Session 2 

Sophia Schmitt: Konflikt in der Stadt: eine verflechtungsgeschichtliche Perspektive der Regensburger Ritualmordbeschuldigung (1476-1480)(response: Daniel Herskowitz) 

Tamar Menashe: Betrayal and Conversion: Jews, Christians and Cross-Confessional Legal Culture in Reformation Germany (response: Sheer Ganor) 

Rebekka Grossmann: Envisioning Palestine, Photography and the Creation of a Multi-National Space (response: Sophia Schmitt) 

 

Session 3 

Amit Levy: The New Orient: German-Jewish Orientalism in Palestine/Israel (response: Tamar Menashe) 

Sheer Ganor: In Scattered Formation: Displacement, Alignment, and the German-Jewish Diaspora (response: Ahuva Liberles Noiman) 

Daniel Herskowitz: The Jewish Reception of Martin Heidegger’s Thought (response: Miriam Fenton) 

Sara Halpern: "Goodbye, Shanghai!: The Emigration of European Jewish Families, 1945-1951"   (response: Rebekka Grossmann) Alexander Walther: Die Shoah und die DDR. Formen der Erinnerung und Representation jenseits des Antifaschismus (response: Amit Levy)