Germans or Jews? German-Speaking Jews in Post-War Europe

The LBI London, in cooperation with LBI New York, is holding a workshop at the Center for Jewish History, New York, 24 August 2017.

 

Organisers:

Kateřina Čapková, Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences

David Rechter, University of Oxford

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies, New York

 

Program:

Andrea Sinn, Elon University

Redefining Home: Jews and the Politics of Rebuilding Post-War Germany

 

Margarete Feinstein, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles

Ohne Heimat: German Jews as Displaced Persons in Post-War Germany

 

Kateřina Čapková, Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

On the Margins of Communities. German-speaking Christian-Jewish Couples in Post-War Central Europe

 

Katharina Friedla, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem

Experiences of Stigmatization, Discrimination and Exclusion – German-Jewish Survivors in Wrocław and Lower Silesia, 1945–1946

 

Natalia Aleksiun, Touro College

The Galician Paradigm? Postwar Experiences of German-Speaking Polish Jewish Survivors

 

Gaelle Fisher, University of Augsburg, Germany

Between Liberation and Emigration: Bukovina Jews in Post-War 

 

Commentator: Atina Grossmann, The Cooper Union, New York

 

Publication of the contributions is planned in the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book and in a Czech-language volume.

 

For more information, please visit the LBI New York website.