Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016/17

A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London.

This season’s topic intends to discuss the complicated and multi-layered relationship of the European Left with Zionism and the State of Israel. We will examine this broad subject from a historical perspective and will shed light on the different debates in various European countries.

 

This season’s speakers were:

 

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Dr Brian Klug – Denouncing Israel: Anti-colonialism or Antisemitism on the British Left?

 

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Prof Christina Späti – The German-speaking Left and Israel: Legacies and Developments since 1948

 

Thursday, 26 Jauary 2017

Dr Michel Dreyfus – The Two Lefts in France: Divisions over Zionism and Israel

 

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Dr Jan Gerber – A Prague Trial: The People against Rudolf Slánský

 

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Panel Discussion – Nick Cohen, Prof David Feldman, Prof Christina Späti and Dr Peter Ullrich

 

For more information on the this season’s lecture series, please refer to the leaflet here.

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