Monday, April 13, 2009

Two Lectures Upcoming on Germans and Jews

Professor Stephanie Schüler-Springorum of the Institute for the History of Germany Jewry, Hamburg, Germany, will present two lectures next week as part of the Paul Program for the Study of Germans and Jews.

The first, "German-Jewish Gender History: Where From, Where To, and Why?", will be held at 7:30 p.m. 22 April in the Oak Room of the Indiana Memorial Union, Indiana University campus, Bloomington.

The second "From Revolution to Resistance: German-Jewish Communists in the 1920s and 1930s", begins at 7:30 p.m. 23 April in the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, 6501 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis.

Stephanie Schüler-Springorum is Director of the Institute for the History of German Jewry and Professor at the University of Hamburg. She is the author of many publications, including “Wir sind jung, die Welt ist offen . . .” (with K. Bergbauer); Die jüdische Minderheit in Königsberg/Pr. 1871-1945; Das Jüdische Hamburg (edited with A. Brämer, K. Heinsohn, I. Lorenz) (2006); and Deutsch-Jüdische Geschichte als Geschlechtergeschichte (edited with K. Heinsohn) (2006).

The Paul Program for the Study of Germans and Jews was established in 1986 by Dorit and Gerald Paul of Indianapolis to foster ongoing scholarly research into the complex interrelationships between German history and Jewish history. Printed copies of these Paul Lectures are available upon request by email.

The lectures are free and open to the public. For more information please contact the Borns Jewish Studies Program at IU, 812:855-0453.


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