Workshop October 2017

Workshop at Brighton

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)