Panel Discussion : Cosmopolitanism – Jewish and Postcolonial Perspectives

The Leo Baeck Institute London in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

are pleased to announce the panel discussion:

Cosmopolitanism – Jewish and Postcolonial Perspectives.

The panel discussion will be held at:

Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL (view map),

on 11 December 2017, 6:30pm – 8:00pm.

Panellists are Prof Gurminder Bhambra (University of Sussex), Prof Bryan Cheyette (University of Reading), Dr Cathy Gelbin (University of Manchester) and Prof Sander Gilman (Emory University). The panel will be chaired by Dr Daniel Wildman and Dr Brendan McGeever.

Admission is free but we would kindly remind you to reserve your seats in advance.

Please book here

For further information, please have a look at the complete event announcement here

Annual Workshop of the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme 2017/18

The Leo Baeck Institute is happy to announce the first workshop of the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme 2017/18 from 15th – 18th October 2017 in Brighton

Pictured: The 2017 Fellows with Dr. Guy Tourlamain (2nd left) and Dr. Daniel Wildmann (front right).

The Leo Baeck Fellowship is an international fellowship programme aimed at PhD candidates researching the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry. Every year, in cooperation with the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, the Leo Baeck Institute London offers to up to twelve doctoral candidates the opportunity to spend a year working on research at the location of their choice. In addition to financial support, the fellowship programme offers its young researchers academic assistance through regularly held workshops, seminars and conferences.

For more information on the workshop in Brighton click on the leaflet below.

Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme 2017/18- Workshop Brighton

For more information on the Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme, click here.

The 3rd Leo Baeck Institute Biennial Lecture

edmund de waal

Edmund de Waal  

Artist and author of The Hare with Amber Eyes

 

On the Eve of Departure: Art and Exile

During the talk Edmund de Waal will discuss the telling of family stories through words and sculpture, touching on his writing of The Hare with Amber Eyes and works by Paul Celan and Walter Benjamin.

 

Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London, School of History.

 

Thursday 23rd March at 6.30 PM

Arts Two Lecture Theatre

Queen Mary University of London,

Mile End Road, E1 4NS

 

Admission is free but places are limited and must be reserved in advance via edmunddewaal.eventbrite.co.uk or by directly contacting the Leo Baeck Institute London:

E-mail: info@leobaeck.co.uk  Phone: +44 20 788 5690/ 5689

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