Lecture series on Israel and Middle East Studies

 

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Research colloquium in the winter term of 2015/ 16:


 


Research colloquium in the summer term of 2015:

 

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Location:
Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg, Room S 2

Time:
Thursday, 4-6pm (exceptions: Wednesday, 4-6pm on May 13 and June 3)

Coordinator:
Dr. Johannes Becke, Assistant Professor

Registration:
susanne.zahn@hfjs.eu

 

 

Program:
 

April 16: Sara Hirschhorn (University of Oxford)

Unsettled questions: On the research methodology of studying Israeli ultra-nationalism and the settler movement

 

April 23: Yemima Cohen-Aharoni (Hebrew University)

Speedily and in our days: Temple activism and collective memory in Israel

 

April 30: Johannes Becke (Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg)

Between post-genocidal identity politics and 'Islamwissenschaft': Paradigms and research gaps in German research on Israel



May 7: Jenny Hestermann (Fritz-Bauer-Institut)

Between ‚private pilgrimage‘ and ‚normalization‘: Konrad Adenauer and Willy Brandt in the Holy Land

 

May 14: Derek Penslar (University of Oxford)

What is Israel Studies?

 

May 28: Magdalena Kirchner (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik)

Sitting on the fence or going in: Syria’s neighbors and the civil war

 

June 18: Daniel Mahla (Technische Universität Berlin)

(En)Countering Zionism: The Orthodox Agudat Yisrael confronts Modern Jewish Nationalism

 

June 29: Angelika Timm (frühere Leiterin des Seminars für Israelwissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität)

On the history of Israel Studies in the German Democratic Republic (in German)

 

July 2: Josef Herbasch (Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg)

Theories of Exile in Jewish Ultra-Orthodoxy

 

July 9: Stephan Stetter (Universität der Bundeswehr München)

Of Structural Couplings and Irritations: EU and German Foreign Policy vis-à-vis Israel and the Middle East

 

July 16: Shelley Harten (Freie Universität Berlin)

The Manufacture of a Hebrew Orient. Representations of the "Orient" and the "Arab" in Zionist and Eretz-Israeli High Arts, 1906-1948

 

 

 

Latest Revision: 2017-06-26