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Public Lectures Spring 2019

Thursday January 17th

IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

How the British Left Palestine

Bernard Wasserstein - University of Chicago

Reception from 6.30pm, foyer, Lecture 7.00pm David Davies lecture theatre G08, Roberts Building

UCL Roberts Engineering Building, Malet Place WC1E 7JE


Monday January 21st

"Memory Hand-Hammered in Copper" -

Reflections on the art of Arieh Merzer

Aviv Livnat - Tel Aviv University, Bezadel Academy, Jerusalem; New York University, Israel

Lecture 6.00pm Gavin de Beer lecture theatre

Followed by a drinks reception in the foyer outside the lecture theatre

UCL Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT


Tuesday January 29th

Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

THIS IS A ONE-DAY PAYING CONFERENCE AT THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INSTITUTE OF POLISH-JEWISH STUDIES, MARKING THE LAUNCH OF STUDIES IN POLISH JEWRY: POLIN 31.

Reservation online is essential: https://polandandhungary.eventbrite.co.uk


Wednesday February 6th

The Weimar Years: Jewish Film-Makers in Germany Prior to Hitler

Joel Finler - London

Lecture 6.00pm, lecture theatre B05, followed by a drinks reception.

Chadwick Building, UCL (to the right of main gate), Gower Street, W1E 6BT.


Monday February 18th

Dancing with God: A Rabbinic Version of the Cosmic Dance in its Historical Context

Yakir Paz - Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Lecture 6.00pm JZ Young lecture theatre

Followed by a drinks reception in the Gavin de Beer room

UCL Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT


Thursday February 21st

IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

The Usefulness of Jews to Medieval Christians

Anna Sapi-Abulafia - University of oxford

Reception from 6.30pm, foyer, Lecture 7.00pm David Davies lecture theatre G08, Roberts Building

UCL Roberts Engineering Building, Malet Place WC1E 7JE


Wednesday February 27th

*CANCELLED*

RAYMOND WESTBROOK MEMORIAL LECTURE

Cheating in the Bible and its legal implications

Sophie Demaire-Lafont - Université Paris II

Lecture 6.00pm Gavin de Beer lecture theatre (TIME TO BE CONFIRMED)

Followed by a drinks reception in the foyer outside the lecture theatre

UCL Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT


Wednesday March 6th

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Sonja Noll

Lecture 6.00pm David Davies lecture theatre G08. Followed by a drinks reception in the foyer outside the lecture theatre

UCL Roberts Engineering Building, Malet Place WC1E 7JE


Wednesday March 13th

The court of public opinion: Jews in court and press coverage in Austria before the First v. the Second World War

Susanne Kord - UCL

Lecture 6.00pm David Davies lecture theatre G08

Followed by a drinks reception in the foyer outside the lecture theatre

UCL Roberts Engineering Building, Malet Place WC1E 7JE


Thursday March 21st

IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

JEWISH HISTORY MONTH

Jews in film / Jews in Photography

Nathan Abrams-  Bangor

Michael Berkowitz - UCL

 

Reception from 6.30pm, foyer, Lecture 7.00pm David Davies lecture theatre G08, Roberts Building

UCL Roberts Engineering Building, Malet Place WC1E 7JE