Lisa Appignanesi – Losing the Dead – Before and After

Event Date: 7 December 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2017-18 The Difficulties of Writing Family History 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 challenges which arise when writing a European-Jewish family …

The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 – Roundtable Discussion

Event Date: 16 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 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 …

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

Event Date: 24 November 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 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 …

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Jay Winter – The Great War and Jewish Memory

Event Date: 3 July 2014 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt/Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. Professor Jay Winter (Yale) – The Great War and Jewish Memory The Great War shattered Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi’s celebrated …

Roz Currie – Curating the Jewish Experience of the First World War

Event Date: 2 April 2014 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt/Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. Roz Currie (Jewish Military Museum, London) – Curating the Jewish Experience of the First World War The First World …

Brian Klug – Dealing with Difference: Jews, Muslims and the British Left Today

  Event Date: 16 May 2013 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square Holborn, London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt am Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will be Jews and Muslims: British …

David Fraser – Quite Contrary to the Principles of British Justice: The Jews of the Channel Islands 1940-1945

  Event Date: 7 March 2013 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square Holborn, London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, the Jewish Museum and the Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt am Main, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will be Jews and Muslims: British …

Helmut Walser Smith: The Continuities of German History

21 July 2009 – Helmut Walser Smith’s most recent book has triggered a heated debate among German historians which is still in full swing today. About twenty years after the heyday of the Sonderweg debate, Walser Smith again argues for continuities of German history which finally resulted in the Holocaust. Taking up the special path interpretation and giving it a new outlook by integrating cultural and transnational approaches, he sheds new light on the ‘long nineteenth century’.