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 …

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 …