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Workshop Freudental July 2016

Chaired by Prof Dr Sara Lipton, and Prof Dr Christhard Hoffmann



Session 1

Miriam Szamet – Immigration and Education: Pedagogues and the Pedagogical Discourse in the Modern Jewish community in Palestine, 1900 – 1930 (response: Ido Harari)

Nisrine Rahal – A Garden of Children and the Education of Citizens: The German Kinder-garten Movement from 1837-1880 (response: Julia Lange)

Tally Gur – “Chronicle of a death Foretold”: Jewish Studies and Identity Politics – The case of the Martin Buber Institute, Köln University (January 1984) (response: Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg)


Session 2

Julia Lange – Heritage Trouble: German American Identity Politics and the Holocaust (response: Tally Gur)

Marie-Sophie Graf – Sigmund Neumann – Realist with a view (response: Yakov Mayer)

Shira Billet – The Sources of Sociality: Hermann Cohen, German Idealism, and the Sci-ence of Judaism (response: Martin Bürgin)

Ido Harari – Converting to Otherness – the Dialectic of Differentiation in and from Modern Europe (response: Nisrine Rahal)


Session 3

Yakov Mayer – The Reception of the Jerusalem Talmud in the Early Modern Period (response: Marie-Sophie Graf)

Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg – The Organization of Halakhic Knowledge in the Early Modern Period: Responsa as a Case Study (response: Miriam Szamet)

Martin Bürgin – The Plum War: An anti-judaic pogrom during the Helvetic era (1802) and its reception in historiography, social memory and religious remembrance culture (response: Shira Billet)