Workshop November 2014

Workshop at Brighton

Chaired by Prof Dr Raphael Gross, Dr Claudia Prestel, and Dr Daniel Wildmann



Session 1

Dorothea Kies – History and Knowledge: Jews in the Christian Historiography of the 13th Century (response: Lina NIkou)

Andreas Lehnertz – Jewish Seals in Late Medieval Ashkenaz (response: Adam Stern)


Session 2

Amir Heinitz – Friedrich Rosen and German Relations with the Orient, 1856-1935 (response: Yaniv Feller)

David Pruwer – The Crisis of Tradition and the Return to the Past in Weimar Orthodox Thought

Joseph Malherek – Émigré Scientists of the Quotidian: Market Research and the American Consumer Unconscious, 1933-1976” (response: Andreas Lehnertz)


Session 3

Julia Carls – “Denn unsere Väter und Meister sind die Sprecher der Nation an uns“ Self-perceptions and identity concepts by the German conservative Orthodoxy in the early 20th century (response: Dorothea Kies)

Yaniv Feller – Dialogical Apologetics: Leo Baeck and the Task of Jewish Philosophy (response: Joseph Malherek)

Olga Zitová – The Weekly Paper Selbstwehr (1907-1938) in German-Czech Cultural Context (response: Amir Heinitz)

Adam Stern – Marks of Survival: Christianity, Judaism, Translation (response: Julia Carls)

Lina Nikou – Coming back home? Invitations by German Cities to Refugees of the Nazi Regime (response: David Pruwer)