GEOP: Distinguished Lecture Series
Within GEOP, POLIN Museum invites eminent international scholars of Jewish history and culture to deliver public lectures.
Scholars take part in the doctoral seminar and meet with colleagues in Poland. Their visits encourage contacts between Polish and international academic communities.
- Kasia Redzisz - Images After: Wilhelm Sasnal’s Uses and Abuses of Abstraction
- prof. Jim Hoberman - Long, long time ago, Polish cinema was Polish-Jewish cinema…
- prof. Don Seeman - Ethics and the Presence of God: Hasidim, Mitnagdim and Modern Jewish Thought
- Debate: Reckoning with History
- Debate: Landscape as a Witness to the Holocaust
- prof. Omer Bartov - Genocide from Below: Rewriting the Holocaust as First - Person Local History
- prof. Halina Goldberg - Shared Soundscapes: The Legacy of Polish Jews in Music
- Debate: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and the Role of Civil Resistance
- prof. Susannah Heschel - How to be a Jewish feminist and hold on to Jewish tradition?
- prof. Shalom Sabar - Bygone wedding customs in Jewish art
- Prof. Daniel Kupfert Heller - Two Fatherlands? Right-Wing Zionism and the Politics of National Belonging in Interwar Poland
- Prof. Lisa Appignanesi - Daily Madness. On Mourning, Rage and Psychoanalysis
- Dr. Stephan Stach - Minority Rights – How did the Second Polish Republic Cope with Them?
- Prof. Rudolf Klein - Metropolitan Jewish Cemeteries in Central and Eastern Europe
- Prof. Cecile Kuznitz - Modernity: The YIVO Institute and Modern Jewish Culture in Interwar Poland
- Prof. Bożena Shallcross - Jankiel’s Concert: Romantic Performativity and Jewish Agency
- Marian Turski - Bearing Witness to History: Accounts of Civilian Resistance
- Prof. Maoz Azaryahu - Tel Aviv: Myth and the City
- Prof. Adam Teller - In the Wake of Catastrophe: Jewish Refugees and the Reconstruction of Jewish Life after Chmielnicki uprising 1648
- Prof. David Engel - Rebuilding the Jewish World after the Holocaust: Philanthropy, Politics, and the Cold War
- Elyakim Rubinstein - How Did We Negotiate Peace for Israel?
- Dr. Sharon Geva - Women in Israel: Myth and Reality
- Prof. Anna Landau-Czajka - Zionism in Poland, Poland in Zionism
- Dr. Michał Trębacz - How to Draw the Attention of an Indifferent World? Szmul Zygielbojm’s Struggle to Stop the Extermination of Jews
- Prof. Shlomo Avinieri - Theodor Herzl and His Vision of a Jewish State: Ideas and the Reality
- Prof. Gabriella Safran - How Jewish Jokes Migrated
- Prof. Itamar Rabinovich - Icchak Rabin. The Ultimate Native Born Israeli Leader
- Prof. Atina Grossmann - Shelter from the Holocaust: Rethinking Polish-Jewish Survival in the Soviet Union
- Prof. David Engel - Independence for Whom? Jews and the New Political Order in Eastern Europe after 1918
Prof. Eyal Naveh A Budding State: Aliyah, Kibbutz, Urbanization
Prof. Timothy Snyder The Holocaust History and the Future of Europe – a lecture
Prof. Anita Shapira David Ben Gurion and His Way to Independence
- Prof. Evyatar Marienberg: What is Niddah? Menstruation in Judaism
- 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?
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This program was made possible thanks to Taube Philanthropies, the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland.