This season’s theme is Jews and Justice. The Lecture Series aims to explore their concepts of justice, the ways how they are related to the different political and cultural realms they lived in, as well as the potential juridical and political conflicts that arise from these concepts.
Prof. Susan James (Birkbeck College, London)
Spinoza on Learning to Live Justly
The European Leo Baeck Lecture Series is organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt am Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London.
8 December 2011
Prof Sue Harper (University of Portsmouth)
The Lion’s Mane: Sexual and Racial Politics in Samson and Delilah (1949)
The FilmTalk series 2011/2012 will open with Sue Harper’s lecture on Samson and Delilah (1949).
This lecture series is organised by the LBI London in cooperation with the Wiener Library.
Research into German-Jewish history and culture is expanding at Queen Mary, University of London.
The Leo Baeck Institute London (LBI), at the forefront of research on German-speaking Jewish communities in Europe over the last 300 years, is now based on the university’s Mile End campus.
LBI PhD Studentship in Modern Jewish History
This PhD Studentship is the product of the alliance between the Leo Baeck Institute London and the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London, and will be awarded to an outstanding candidate with a research project in the field of modern Jewish History. This includes projects in political, social and cultural history, as well as the history of science and intellectual history, to be undertaken under the supervision of one of the School’s experts. Applications are invited from current and prospective graduates with an excellent academic track record. Read the rest of this entry »