LBI London Lecture Series

Jewish Visual History

 

Conceptions of Heimat in Jewish Visual History and Culture

 

Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series 2021

 

The current Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series, ‘Conceptions of Heimat in Jewish Visual History and Culture’, delves into the German-Jewish and European-Jewish notion of Heimat and its diverse and changing visual representations and interpretations during the course of history. Approaching conceptions of Heimat from varying angles, the speakers investigate different aspects of Jewish Visual History such as German-Jewish family photography in the 1930s.

 

For more information, please refer to our leaflet here.


 

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Acting Jewish: Between Identity and Attire

 

Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series 2019/20

 

The Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series 2019/20, ‘Acting Jewish: Between Identity and Attire’, shed a light on the complex nature of what it means to act or appear Jewish and for whom this appearance is important. Speakers covered diverse topics from acting Jewish in the contemporary entertainment industry to modest fashion.
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For more information, please refer to our leaflet here.


 

Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams

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Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series 2018/19

 

The Leo Baeck Institute London Lecture Series 2018/19, ‘Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams’, explored the agency of Jews within the networks shaping visual culture. Spanning from the middle ages to the present, and across a range of different media, it focussed on the point of intersection of Art by Jews with Art about Jews and the complex interplay of Jewish reactions to their depiction in Western art and Gentile attitudes towards Jewish visual culture.

 

For more information, please refer to our leaflet here.


Podcast

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All our lectures are made available as podcasts. Please listen to the recording below to gain an insight into our last lecture related to Jewish Visual History: “From Heartland to Homeland? – German-Jewish Émigré Artists in Britain, c. 1933-45”. To listen to the entire recording, please click here.

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Please click here for an overview of all podcasts.

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