The Tauber Institute, in conjunction with various departments at Brandeis University, other campus-based research centers and international institutions, organizes conferences to provide participants a forum in which to engage in meaningful scholarly discourse and to develop new areas of inquiry and research in all fields of Jewish studies.
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Co-sponsored by the Bernard G. and Rhoda G. Sarnat Center, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, Center for German and European Studies, and Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture - Simon Dubnow.
Sponsored by: The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, The Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry, The Department of German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature
Cosponsored by the Tauber Institute at Brandeis University, and the Goldstein-Goren Center and the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and at New York University
Conveners: Jonathan Decter, Brandeis University, and Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College
Sponsored by: The American Society of Jewish Music’s Jewish Music Forum; Brandeis University's Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry; Center for German and European Studies; and the Library and Technology Services. With thanks to the Department of Music, Hebrew College.
Babi Yar was the name of a ravine on the outskirts of Kiev where the single largest mass murder of Soviet Jews occurred on September 29-30, 1941.
Presented by the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry. Cosponsored by the Sarnat Center for the Study of Anti-Jewishness, the Brandeis–Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry, the Center for German and European Studies, and the Brandeis Russian Club.
Sponsored by: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry and Facing History and Ourselves
- Rachel Talshir, “Love Macht Frei”
- Antjie Krog, “South Africa: Country of My Skull”
- Siham Daoud, “Israel”
- Kanan Makiya, “Iraq/United States: Cruelty and Silence”
- Boubacar Boris Diop, “Senegal: Muramb”
- Peter Dale Scott, “Canada/US: Coming to Jakarta: A Poem about Terror”
Co-sponsors: The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life and the Department of English and American Literature, Brandeis University; Heksherim, The Research Center for Jewish and Israeli Literature and Culture, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Kanan Makiya, Brandeis University
Co-sponsors: The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life and the Jacob and Libby Goodman Institute for the Study of Zionism and Israel
A Junior Scholars Colloquium
- Professor Arnold Band, Brandeis University
- Professor Yigal Schwartz, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
- Sylvia Fuks Fried, Brandeis University
Co-sponsors: The Jacob and Libby Goodman Institute for the Study of Zionism and Israel, Brandeis University, and "Heksherim," The Research Center for Jewish and Israeli Culture and Literature, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev