Seminar Programme

PARKES INSTITUTE SEMINAR PROGRAMME  2013-2014

The Parkes Institute holds a regular seminar series featuring guest speakers from a variety of academic disciplines. The seminars are open to the public and all are welcome to attend. RSVP is required for the Montefiore, Parkes and Karten Memorial lectures; for all other seminars RSVP is not required.

Tuesday  01 October 2013: Professor Christhard Hoffman (University of Bergen, Norway) ‘History as Legitimation: The Invention of Ancient Antisemitism in the German Empire (1871-1914 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 29 October 2013: The Parkes Lecture: Lisa Appignanesi in interview with Devorah Baum – ‘Losing the Dead’; screening of the film ‘Ex Memoria’ by Josh Appignanesi, based on Lisa’s memoir of her mother 6:00 pm Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 12 November 2013:  Dr Francois Guesnet (UCL, London) ‘Envisioning Jewish Unity in the 19th Century: The Tributes to Sir Moses Montefiore, 1840-1885′ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 26 November 2013: Professor Tony Kushner (University of Southampton) ‘Co-Presents and the Holocaust: Allied POWs in Auschwitz’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 10th December 2013: Prof Todd Endelman (University of Michigan) ‘Was Conversion to Christianity an Effective Strategy for Inclusion in European Society?’ 6.00pm  Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 14 January 2014: Workshop ‘Jewish studies,  Postcolonial studies:  Enhancing dialogue’ 9.00am to 4:00pm  History Seminar Room 2115, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 04 February 2014: Professor Rodney Livingstone ‘No good deed goes unpunished. German (and Jewish German) contributions to Britain before 1933: the case of Sir Edgar Speyer’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 18 February 2014: Dr B.M. Outhwaite ‘The Cairo Genizah: The greatest medieval archive?’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus 

Tuesday 04 March 2014: The Montefiore Lecture  Reverend Giles Fraser ‘Between two worlds: A reflection on assimilation’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 18th March 2014: Prof Bryan Cheyette (University of Reading) ‘The Anxieties of Appropriation: Jewish/postcolonial literatures and histories’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 01 April 2014: Dr Emiliano Perra (University of Winchester) ‘The Holocaust template: memory and representation of the Armenian, Bosnian, and Rwandan genocides’ 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 08 April 2014:  Workshop – ‘Transmigrancy, Place and Memory 09.00am – 4.00pm  History Seminar Room 2115, Avenue Campus 

Tuesday 29 April 2014:  Professor Maleiha Malik (UCL, London) ‘Prejudice against Jews and Muslims: Past, Present and Future 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus 

Tuesday 13 May 2014: Professor William Horbury (Cambridge University) (Title TBC) 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre C, Avenue Campus

Tuesday 20 May 2014: The Karten Lecture Dr James Jordan  (University of Southampton) (Title TBC) 6.00 pm Lecture Theatre A, Avenue Campus

 

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