SICSA Research Seminars, Lectures, Workshops, Conferences

 Calendar of Events

October 1999--September 2000
Research Seminars, Lectures, Workshops, International Conferences
Updated June 2000


 

SICSA Calendar of Events
October 1999--September 2000

month
Event
October
Colloquium: Tuebingen 10-13 October 1999.
Voelkische Religionen, Paganismus, Antisemitismus im europaeischen Kontext. 
Participants from SICSA: Shaul Baumann: Mythologie, Weltanschauung und Ethik; Simcha Epstein: French Neo-Paganism in the Thirties: The Influence of Germany Antony Kauders: Church Reaction to Neo-Paganism Before and After Hitler; Itta Shedletzky: Vorwelt, Trieb, Erinnerung: Freud und Jung im deutsch-juedischen Spannungsfeld; Leon Volovici: The Jewified World: The Present Circulation and Metamorphosis of an Old Stereotype.Program
Research Seminar: October 18, 1999-8 Cheshvan 5760 - Controversial Approaches in Dealing with Holocaust Denial in the United States. Researchers: Prof. Susan Pentlin (Central Missouri State University), Prof. Shelly Z. Shapiro (University at Albany).


October 19, 1999--9 Cheshvan 5760 - Anna E Rosmus:Nazis and Jews in Passau: A Perspective of Local History. Lecture and Discussion
November
Research Seminar: 22 November 1999 -- 13 Kislev 5760 - The Defense of Jews and Judaism in Germany, 1871-1933.  Researcher: Dr Alan T. Levenson (Cleveland College of Jewish Studies)
Lecture: November 29, 1999 - Canada's Dark Secret: Jewish Refugees, Nazi War Criminals and Canada's Strange Response to the Holocaust. Prof. Irving Abella, York University, Canada. Chair: Prof. Dalia Ofer
December
Research seminar: 20 December 1999---11 Tevet 5760 - Jews as Undesirable Guests: Antisemitism at  Resorts in Germany in the Weimar Period. Dr. Jacob Borut (Yad Vashem).
Symposium: 29 Dec. 1999 -- Evening marking the publication of  "Demonizing the Other: Antisemitism, Racism and Xenophobia"edited by Prof. Robert Wistrich.  Harwood Academic Press for the Vidal Sassoon International Center. (Sponsored by the Dept. of Jewish Studies HU, and the Van Leer Institute)
January
Symposium: 3 January, 2000 -- Jews in the Face of the Rise of the Extreme Right in Europe. Prof. Shmuel Almog, Chair. Discussants: Dr. Simcha Epstein, Prof Robert Wistrich, Dr. Roni Stauber.
February
Research seminar: 21 February, 2000 -- The Legal and Legislative Patterns of the Extreme Right in Western Countries: A Comparison between the '20s and '30s and the '80 and '90s. Dr. Simon Epstein (Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism)
March 
 Research seminar: 13 March, 2000 -- The Attitude to Jews in the Christian Liturgy of the Middle Ages. Prof. Amnon Linder (Hebrew Universityof Jerusalem)
April
Research seminar: 3 April, 2000 -- The "Antisemitism of Reason": Nazi Research about Jews and Judaism. Prof. Alan E. Steinweis (University of Nebraska at Lincoln).
May
Research Seminar:  15 May, 2000 -- The Leopold Hilsner Affair of 1899 and its Echoes in the Present-Day Czech Republic and Austria.  Dr. Peter Vasicek
Lecture and discussion: 17 May, 2000 -- Guidelines for the Study of Antisemitism in the Argentine Army. Dr. Cristian Buchrucker.  (Universidad Nacional de Cuyo).
June
Research Seminar: 12 June, 2000 --  Technocracy and Fascist Discourse in the French Third Republic:  The Hidden Narrative.
Mr. Nimrod Amzalak (Hebrew University of Jerusalem).
July
Summer vacation
August
Summer vacation
September
Summer vacation
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