Ruth Oren – ‘Coming back to History’ –The Jewish Image in Landscape Photographs of ‘Eretz-Israel’, 1898-1961

Event Date: 6 December 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2018-19 Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will explore the agency of Jews within the networks shaping …

Katrin Kogman-Appel – A Jewish Look on World Politics: The Catalan Mappamundi (1375)

Event Date: 1 November 2018 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2018-19 Seeing Jews in Art: Networks, Fantasies and Dreams A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season’s topic will explore the agency of Jews within the networks shaping …

In conversation: Philippe Sands and Katrin Himmler

Event Date: 17 May 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Edmund de Waal – On the Eve of Departure: Art and Exile

Event Date: 23 March 2017 Arts Two Lecture Theatre Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS The 3rd Leo Baeck Institute Biennial Lecture Organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in collaboration with the Queen Mary University of London, School of History Edmund de Waal (Artist and author of The Hare with Amber Eyes) – On the …