2010-11 Events

In Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Holocaust Remembrance Committee presented a screening of the film DEFIANCE.
Followed by a discussion with Leora Tec.
Monday, May 2nd 2011
Mandel Center for Humanities Auditorium
Co-Sponsored by:
The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life

From Chernobyl to Fukushima: Nuclear Energy and Its Alternatives

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 3:30pm
Shapiro Admissions Center Presentation Room
with Dr.Roland Schindler and Dr. Harry Lehmann

Sponsored by:
The Goethe Institut Boston.

Earth Day Panel Discussion - Philosophy, Ethics & the Arts,  Sustainability Across Disciplines
Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Legend of the Berlin Wall - As Presented by a Mole

Slavenka  Drakulić
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Co-Sponsered by:
European Cultural Studies

Euro in Crisis?

A Discussion with Lucas Papademos, Former Vice-President of the European Central Bank Lucas Papademos
and Jeffry Frieden, Harvard University Professor in the Department of Government
Respondent: Catherine Mann, Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance, Brandeis University
Moderator: Chandler Rosenberger, Assistant Professor of International and Global Studies and Sociology, Brandeis University
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Co-Sponsored by:
The Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance

The International and Global Studies Program

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My Perestroika

Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Robin Hessman
Feruza Aripova
Professor Irina Dubinina

Monday, April 11, 2011

TXT BCK? On the Art of Text Messaging

Lutz Koepnick
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Film Screening - "Kebab Connection"

Part of the "Shakespeare in World Cinema: A Film Series"
Followed by a Discussion with film expert Lutz Koepnick
Thursday, March 31, 2011
The Mandel Center for the Humanities G03
Co-Sponsored by:
The Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature
European Cultural Studies
Mandel Center for the Humanities

Architecture, Life, and Death

A Conversation with Architect Daniel Libeskind and Shulamit Reinharz
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Co Sponsored by:
Hadassah-Brandeis Institute

On Kafka

Vivian Liska
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Film Screening - "Cabaret Berlin: The Wild Scene"

"Cabaret Berlin: La Scène Sauvage"
North American Premiere

March 5, 2011
March 13, 2011,
Presented by:
National Center for Jewish Film

Sponsored by:
Goethe Institut Boston
Consulate General of France in Boston
Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry

Film Screening - "Mahler on the Couch"

"Mahler auf der Couch"
New England Premiere

March 11, 2011
March 13, 2011
Co-Presented by:
Goethe Institute Boston

National Center for Jewish Film

Sponsored by:
Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry

The Comedian Harmonists - Popular Music, and the Transference of Race at the end of Weimar Germany

Stephan Pennington - Tufts University
Friday, January 28
Sponsored by
The Department of Music

Law and the Human: The Challenges of Carl Schmitt
Professor Joseph Koerner (Harvad University)
Professor Noah Feldman
Thursday December 2, 2010

Climate Change Campus Weeks

November 15 - December 1, 2010
A variety of events on the issues and themes of climate change.
Sponsored by The German Embassy in the USA

Chances and Challenges of Becoming Low-Carbon Societies

An Interdisciplinary Conversation
Elizabeth von Thadden, Editor at 'Die Zeit'
and Adam B. Jaffe, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University
Monday, November 29, 2010

The Building of  a Muslim Community and Germany's Multicultural Society

Riem Spielhaus
Friday, November 12, 2010

Kinderland Ist Abgebrannt (Kinderland - Cinderland)

Screening followed by a conversation with the Film-maker
Sibylle Tiedemann
Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Does Austrian Literature Exist – and if so, why not?

Notes on an Obstinate Myth
Sigrid Löffler
Tuesday, November 2, 2010

German Austerity vs. US Stimulus

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Co-Sponsored by:
Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance
International and Global Studies Program

Communicating Climate Change: Problems and Strategies

Franz Mauelshagen
Monday, October 18, 2010

Jewish-German Dialogue

Dialogue in transition: Germany and its Jews
Sergey Lagodinsky
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Co-sponsored by:
The Brandeis Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry
The combined Jewish-German Dialogue Groups of the Boston Area
The Mandel Humanities Center

Hitler's First War: Adolf Hitler, the Men of the List Regiment, and the First World War
Thomas Weber
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Co-Sponsored by:
The Department of History
The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

The Mandel Humanities Center

Jews and Muslims in France and the US: Conflict and Dialog
Hannah Taieb
Lecture and Workshop on Improving Relations Between Jews and Muslims in France (and Europe)
Monday, October 11, 2010
Sponsored by:
The Department of Romance Studies

Housewarming and 20th Anniversary of German Unity
Monday, October 4, 2010