GEOP: Distinguished Lecture Series
Within GEOP, POLIN Museum invites eminent international scholars of Jewish history and culture to deliver public lectures in our series Old and New Questions in Jewish History and Culture.
Scholars take part in the doctoral seminar and meet with colleagues in Poland. Their visits encourage contacts between Polish and international academic communities.
- 23 November 2017 - prof. Evyatar Marienberg: What is Niddah? Menstruation in Judaism
- 14 December 2017 - Prof. Federico Gobbo: Is it Possible for all People to Speak the Same Language? The Story of Ludwik Zamenhof and Esperanto
- Prof. Judah Cohen (Indiana University Bloomington), What is Jewish music?
- Prof. Antoni Sułek, (University of Warsaw), Researcher – Witness – Storyteller. Preserving the local memory of the Jewish Holocaust
- Prof. Moshe Idel (Jagiellonian University) - What is Kabbalah?
- Prof. Tsvia Walden, (Ben-Gurion University), How Did Hebrew Become an Everyday Language?
- Prof. Natan Sznaider, (Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yaffo) Is There a Jewish Politics of Holocaust Remembrance?
- Prof. David Biale, (University of California) A People That Dwells Alone? Jewish History and the Culture of a Minority
- Prof. Michael Steinlauf (Gratz College in Philadelphia), What Does That Dybbuk Want? A Century of Remembering and Forgetting
- Prof. Zvi Eckstein, (Tel-Aviv University) Quills over ploughs. Why were there so few Jewish farmers?
- Professor Nancy Sinkoff (Rutgers University), The Jew and the Prince: Mendel Lefin and Prince Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski. The Case Study of the Relations between Aristocracy and Jews
- Professor Shaul Stampfer (Hebrew University), Are Jews Descendants of Khazars?
- Dr. Uri Huppert, Who is a Jew?
- Professor Moshe Rosman (Bar-Ilan University), Where Did Hasidism Come From?
POLIN Museum Lectures at Partner Institutions PDF HERE >>
This program was made possible thanks to the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture, the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland.