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The Leo Baeck Institute London is devoted to the study of German-Jewish history and culture. The LBI is an independent charity and aims to preserve and research this history by organizing innovative research projects, Fellowship programmes, and public events. Through the lens of German-Jewish history, the Institute seeks to address some of the most topical and timely questions of our times.

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Canceled – Jew Süss and Jud Süss – Film Screening and Panel Discussion

This event has been cancelled as a precautionary measure due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Jew Süss and Jud Süss – Film Screening and Panel Discussion

This event is organised by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image and The Wiener Library, in association with the Insiders/Outsiders Festival and the German Screen Studies Network.

The two versions of Jew Süss and Jud Süss were produced with very different intentions, the 1934 film was made by German Jews and gentiles in exile in the United Kingdom, whilst the 1940 version is an infamous Nazi German propaganda film.

A panel discussion will follow the screening of the films.

Speakers: Professor Erica Carter (King’s College London) and Dr Daniel Wildmann (Leo Baeck Institute London)

Date: Sun, Mar. 22, 2020

Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX

Please Book your place to this free event here.

For further information of this event please click here: http://www.pearsinstitute.bbk.ac.uk/events/events-calendar/jew-suess-and-jud-suess/

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