Seminar Programme Archive

PARKES INSTITUTE SEMINAR PROGRAMME  2012-2013

Tuesday  09 October 2012: Prof Daniel Langton (University of Manchester) ‘Jewish religious thought and Darwinism’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

 Thursday  25 October 2012: Prof Derek J Penslar, FRSC (University of Toronto/Oxford) ‘State Finance, Diaspora Philanthropy, and Israel’s Victory in the 1948 War’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 06 November 2012: Pamela Howard, ( Professor Emeritus University of the Arts London) Rehearsed reading of her scenario ‘The New Jerusalem : A Sussex Story’ with actors co-ordinated by Stuart Olesker 5.30 pm John Hansard Gallery 1, Highfield Campus

Tuesday 04 December 2012: Dr Lars Fischer (University of Cambridge) ‘Introducing Gertrud Mayer-Jaspers’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 12 February 2013: Dr Gideon Reuveni (University of Sussex) ‘Jewish Consumer Culture’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 05 March 2013: Prof Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck College) ‘Psychoanalytic Hauntings: The Case of The Dybbuk’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Monday 11 March 2013 Montefiore Lecture: Prof Martin Goodman (Oriental Institute/Woolfson College, Oxford) ‘On writing a history of Judaism’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus

Tuesday   16 April 2013: Dr Emiliano Perra (University of Winchester) ‘The Holocaust as a Palimpsest for Cinematic Representations of Genocide in Armenia, Bosnia, and Rwanda’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 23rd April 2013: Dr Daniel Wildmann (Queen Mary, University of London) ‘German TV crime series and German Emotions – Jews in “Tatort”‘ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre B, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 30 April 2013 The Parkes Lecture: Prof Steve Mason (University of Aberdeen) ‘Did Ancient Jews and Christians think they belonged to ‘Religions’? Why it matters what they thought’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 21 May 2013 The Ian & Mildred Karten Memorial Lecture: Prof Sarah Pearce (University of Southampton) ‘Out of the house of bondage’? Jewish perspectives on slavery in Egypt’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

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