Category Archives: Talk

Talk: Die christliche Appropriation von Iberischen Synagogen. Eine Geschichte von Ver- und Entflechtung am Beispiel des mittelalterlichen Segovias by Franziska Kleybolte, Universität Münster

14 December 2022 6 pm, Universität Münster, Historisches Seminar, Raum: K 226 and online (zoom).

The appropriation of sacred sites is a well-known phenomenon, although little studied for synagogues in particular. The example of the Sinagoga Mayor in Segovia, which was built at the beginning of the at the beginning of the 15th century and in connection with newly enacted segregation laws. The lecture examines the Christian instrumentalisation of synagogues in Castile and Aragon in the late Middle Ages, using the example of the Sinagoga Mayor in Segovia, which was transformed into the Iglesia Corpus Christi at the beginning of the 15th century and in connection with newly enacted separation laws.

For registration please send an e-mail to: eva.haverkamp@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Talk: Lost traces? Materielle Zeugnisse jüdischen Lebens in Bayern vom Spätmittelalter bis in das 19. Jahrhundert by Bernd Päffgen (LMU München)

22 November 2022, 7 pm, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Alfons-Goppel-Str. 11 (Residenz), 80539 München

Only a few testimonies in today’s Bavaria bear witness to the medieval Jewry located in the towns, such as the synagogue in Miltenberg, which has been preserved as part of a brewery. The Jewish communities in the bishopric and imperial cities as well as in the ducal residences were particularly important. It is difficult to reconstruct the Jewish quarters in these towns. Archaeology plays an important role in this.

Online Talk by Lena Sadovski-Kornprobst about “Apulian converted Jews community in Spalato between 15th and 16th century,” today 15 November 2022

Lena Sadovski-Kornprobst will be speaking about “Apulian converted Jews community in Spalato between 15th and 16th century” at University of Essen, 16:10 CET.

Link: https://uni-due.zoom.us/meeting/u5MsdeuppzMsGNIRPN2hcOr06yXuPmkOLrwF/ics?icsToken=98tyKu-vrzkoG92dthuBR_MEBYjoa-vxmFxdjY10ri_LUShQTRGmYPt6J4JyG_f8

Online Talk: Die „Wittenberger Judensau“ – Polarisierende Kunst und ihre rechtliche Einordnung am Beispiel des Urteils des BGH vom 14. Juni 2022

1 December 2022, 6pm, JLU, Phil I, Seminargebäude II, Raum 011, Alter Steinbacher Weg 44, 35394 Gießen and online

Art polarises – since ancient times and to this day, sometimes unintentionally, sometimes deliberately. Can anyone who feels violated by art defend themselves against it? When does art actually affect the rights of the individual, on the basis of which understanding of art do courts have to decide, and according to which standards is it to be determined which statements are to be attributed to a work of art as violating rights?

Online Talk by Amina Boukail on “Jews of Algeria in Light of Modern Studies: Major Trends and New Horizons”

Tuesday, 25 October, 1:00-2:30 pm EDT (so 6:00 pm UTC)

In her (virtual) talk at the University of Michigan, organzised by the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, Amina Boukail (University of Jijel-Algeria) is going to offer a critical examination of the contemporary research on Algerian Jews from the medieval times onwards, and will address questions such as current trends and new interdisciplinary avenues, but also desiderata and still existing taboos.

Join the talk here (registration required)