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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 …

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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 …

David Nirenberg – Anti-Judaism as a System of Thought

  Event Date: 13 March 2014 Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Campus, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: The 2nd Annual Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Professor David Nirenberg (Chicago) – Anti-Judaism as a System of Thought In his recent book “Anti-Judaism: The History of a Way of Thinking,” …

Kristallnacht Remembrance Event

  Event Date: 31 October 2013 Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary, University of London,Mile End Campus, Mile End Road,London E1 4NS The Leo Baeck Institute London in cooperation with QMUL, School of History presents: Kristallnacht Remembrance Event Speakers: Professor Raphael Gross (Director LBI London, Fritz Bauer Institute Frankfurt, Jewish Museum Frankfurt) Professor Peter Pulzer (All Souls’ College, Oxford University, …

Sander L Gilman – Cosmopolitanism and the Jews

Event Date: 2 October 2013The German Historical Institute,17 Bloomsbury Square,London WC1A 2NJ The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Prof. Sander L Gilman (Chairman, LBI London, Distinguished Professor of the Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychiatry, Emory University) – Cosmopolitanism and the Jews The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism …

Richard Wolin – Apocalypse Now: Walter Benjamin and the Legacy of Jewish Political Messianism

  Event Date: 5 June 2013 CCLS Lecture Theatre 69 Lincoln’s Inn Fields London WC2A The Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Professor Richard Wolin (CUNY) – Apocalypse Now: Walter Benjamin and the Legacy of Jewish Political Messianism How can one explain the fact that Walter Benjamin’s youthful essay on political violence, “The Critique of Violence” (1921), has, among representatives of …