Upcoming Conference: Continuities and Ruptures: Artistic Responses to Jewish Migration, Internment and Exile in the Long Twentieth Century 6-8 July 2014 – School of Music, University of Leeds
Prof. Charles Burnett will deliver the 2014 Selig Brodetsky Memorial Lecture under the title: MUSLIMS, JEWS, CHRISTIANS, AND THE ASTROLABE: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW SCIENCE IN THE 12TH CENTURY
Prof. Bryan Cheyette presents his new book Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History. with contributions from John McLeod, Griselda Pollock, and Maxim Silverman. 27 Feb 14
Prof. Bryan Cheyette (University of Reading) will give a paper on ‘Fanon, Memmi and the Anxiety of Cosmopolitanism’ at the “Fanon in context” conference on 11 October 2013. Read more
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This year’s Selig Brodetsky Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Steven Gimbel, who holds the Edwin T. and Cynthia Shearer Johnson Chair at Gettsyburg College, and is the author of the recent book Einstein’s Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics and Religion (Baltimore, 2012) Read more
A Wagner conference with a difference, organised not only to celebrate an anniversary, but also to confront some of the darker aspects of Wagner’s impact. Read more