100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices

Event Date: 17 November 2017 Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD  The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: 100 Years After Balfour by Independent Jewish Voices “100 Years After Balfour”, a new talking heads film made by Independent Jewish Voices, a campaigning network, challenges the notion that this year’s centenary is cause for celebration. On 2 November 1917, …

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 …

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

Event Date: 26 January 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 …

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

Event Date: 8 December 2016 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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Yfaat Weiss – Political Sovereignty and Cultural Property: The Mount Scopus Enclave in Jerusalem

Event Date: 11 February 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2015-16 The Politics of Land. Archaeology, Architecture and City Planning in Israel A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s theme intends to approach its broad subject via …

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Wendy Pullan – In the Shadow of the Wall: Icon and Identity in Jerusalem’s Separation Barrier

Event Date: 14 April 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2015-16 The Politics of Land. Archaeology, Architecture and City Planning in Israel A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s theme intends to approach its broad subject via …

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Thabet Abu Rass – Land, Power and Resistance in Israel: The Case of the Bedouins of the Negev

Event Date: 3 December 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2015-16 The Politics of Land. Archaeology, Architecture and City Planning in Israel A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s theme intends to approach its broad subject via …

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Gunnar Lehmann – Past and Politics in the Archaeology of Israel

Event Date: 5 November 2015 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2015-16 The Politics of Land. Archaeology, Architecture and City Planning in Israel A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London,  in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s theme intends to approach its broad subject via …

The Left and Jews in Britain Today

Event Date: 3 November 2015 Room B33 Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: The Left and Jews in Britain Today The relationship between Jews and the British left has long been a source of controversy and, sometimes, acrimony. Support for the Palestinians and criticism (some argue the ‘demonization’) …