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IAS Visiting Fellow 2016, Professor Steven Aschheim

The Institute of Advanced Study and the School of Modern Languages and Cultures welcome:

Professor Steven Aschheim

(Prof. em., Hebrew University, Jerusalem) as IAS Visiting Fellow, 2016.

Steven Aschheim is a renowned scholar of European Cultural and Intellectual History and German-Jewish and Modern Jewish History. His publications include At the Edges of Liberalism: Junctions of European, German and Jewish History (2012); Beyond the Border: The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad (2007); In Times of Crisis: Essays on European Culture, Germans and Jews (2001); Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times (2001); the edited volume Hannah Arendt in Jerusalem (2001); Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations with National Socialism and Other Crises (1996); The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany, 1890-1990 (1992) and Brothers and Strangers: The East European Jew in German and German- Jewish Consciousness, 1800-1923 (1982).

Twitter: #AschheimWarwick

Programme of events

Organised by Dr Christine Achinger and Dr James Hodkinson (SMLC, German Studies)

Monday 31 October, 5pm,
Social Studies Building, Room S0.20:
Public lecture: ‘Icons Beyond the Border: Why do we Love (or Hate?) Adorno, Arendt, Benjamin, Rosenzweig, Scholem and Leo Strauss?’
Followed by wine reception.

Tuesday 01 November, 1pm to Wednesday 02 November, 2pm,
IAS Seminar Room, Millburn House:
Interdisciplinary conference on ‘The Dialectic of Enlightenment revisited’. Find out more here.

Thursday 03 Nov, 10am-12pm,
IAS Seminar Room, Millburn House:
Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Workshop on ‘Reflections on Insiders and Outsiders’. Followed by lunch. Participation only with prior registration by 27 October, please contact: S dot Mercader at warwick dot ac dot uk. Find out more here.

Thursday 03 November, 5-7pm,
Ramphal Building, Room R3.41:
Warwick Workshop for Interdisciplinary German Studies: Research paper:
‘Locating the Jewish Self in a Turbulent Germany: The Contrasting Visions of Gershom Scholem, Hannah Arendt and Victor Klemperer.’

Thursday 10 November, 2pm,
IAS, Millburn House:
Meeting with IAS Early Career Fellows

For questions and updates please contact:

James Hodkinson, j dot r dot hodkinson at warwick dot ac dot uk
Christine Achinger, C dot E dot Achinger at warwick dot ac dot uk.

With generous support by:

Warwick Institute of Advanced Study

School of Modern Languages and Cultures

Department of Philosophy

Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts