Martin Doerry – Lifting a Taboo: The Story of a Holocaust victim which has never been told before

Event Date: 12 April 2018 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 …

Atina Grossmann – Trauma, Privilege and Adventure in the “Orient”: A Refugee Family Archive

Event Date: 8 March 2018 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 …

Thomas Harding – “You’re doing what?” – My family’s response to my trying to save the house stolen by the Nazis

Event Date: 1 March 2018 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 …

Robert Priest – “A Rabbi’s impressions of the Passion Play”: Joseph Krauskopf, Antisemitism, and the Limits of the Transnational Jewish Public around 1900

Event Date: 16 January 2018 McCrea 336 Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX Royal Holloway University of London Department of History 
Departmental Research seminars 2017/2018 Dr Robert Priest (RHUL) – “A Rabbi’s impressions of the Passion Play”: Joseph Krauskopf, Antisemitism, and the Limits of the Transnational Jewish Public around 1900 Talk: —————————- Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” …

Cosmopolitanism – Jewish and Postcolonial Perspectives

Event Date: 11 December 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Cosmopolitanism – Jewish and Postcolonial Perspectives ‘If you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.’ Prime Minister …

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 …

Elissa Bemporad – From Berdichev to Minsk and Onward to Moscow: Jewish Voices of the Russian Revolution

Event Date: 27 November 2017 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Elissa Bemporad (Queens College and the City University New York Graduate Center) – From Berdichev to Minsk and Onward to Moscow: Jewish Voices of the Russian Revolution  The Russian Revolution of …

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 Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend

Event Date: 30 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London presents: Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend A memorial event in honour of the Leo Baeck Institute’s esteemed, longstanding former director Dr Arnold Paucker OBE Welcome by Dr Andreas Gestrich (GHIL): ——————————— Introduction …