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Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series 2007-08

The lecture series is organised by the LBI London and the Jewish Museum Frankfurt/Main in cooperation with the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at Sussex University. 

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Prof  Saul Friedländer (University of California, Los Angeles)


Prof Sharon Gillerman (Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles) 

 In this lecture, Sharon Gillerman will discuss the performances and career of the Jewish performer and strongman Siegmund Breitbart. The lecture focuses on how, at a time of growing racial anti-Semitism, Central Europeans became captivated by a Jew whose body conformed perfectly to the Aryan ideal. 

Prof Tilmann Allert (University of Frankfurt am Main) The Führer Gruss. Story of a Gesture


Prof. Susannah Heschel 

Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA 


Prof Robin Judd (Ohio State University) 

Prof. Niall Ferguson 

Harvard University