Globalizing French Jewish Politics

Ort
Budapest
Veranstaltungsort
Central European University
Veranstalter
Dr. Noëmie Duhaut, Leibniz-Institute of European History, Mainz; Dr. Nina Valbousquet, Fordham University & École Française de Rome
Datum
02.07.2019 - 03.07.2019
Von
Dr Noëmie Duhaut

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP: GLOBALIZING FRENCH JEWISH POLITICS

CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST, 2-3 JULY 2019

This event is free and open to the public.

Programm

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP: GLOBALIZING FRENCH JEWISH POLITICS
CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST, 2-3 JULY 2019

TUESDAY 2 JULY 2019, GELLNER ROOM, NÁDOR UTCA 9, MONUMENT BUILDING

12 p.m. Lunch and registration

1 p.m. Welcome

1:10 p.m. Transnational aspects of nineteenth-century French Jewish politics
Chair: Miklós Konrád (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Carsten Wilke (Central European University)
Not French, but Universal: The Supranational Ideology and Practice of the Alliance Israélite Universelle in the Age of Franco-German Confrontation

Barbara Lambauer (SIRICE, Paris)
Connectors between East and West: The Alliance Israélite Universelle, the Jewish Colonization Association and the exodus from Central and Eastern Europe, 1881-1914

2:20 p.m. Coffee break

2:50 p.m. French Jews and Zionism
Chair: Mary Gluck (Brown University)

Joshua Leung (Science Po Paris)
French and British Jewish at the Paris Peace Conference and the protection of minority rights in Poland

Stefania Ragaù (Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa)
Theocratic anarchism in Jacques Bahar’s Zionist Utopia: An unusual voice of French Jewish politics between Humanism and Zionism

Joel Swanson (The University of Chicago)
A Pathologically Abnormal Situation: Le Cercle Gaston Crémieux and the Possibility of a non-French French Jewishness

6 p.m. KEYNOTE LECTURE, NÁDOR UTCA 15, ROOM 106

Lisa M. Leff, Professor of History, American University & Director, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Panama Affair: An Antisemitic Scandal in an Age of Globalization

WEDNESDAY 3 JULY 2019, GELLNER ROOM, NÁDOR UTCA 9, MONUMENT BUILDING

10:00 a.m. Coffee break

10:15 a.m. Accommodating, shaping and challenging the colonial order
Chair: Lisa M. Leff (Washington)

Noëmie Duhaut (Leibniz-Institute of European History, Mainz)
Adolphe Crémieux, a typical failed French universalist?

Yuval Tal (Johns Hopkins University)
Jewish Class Politics and Critique of Republican Universalism in French Algeria

Zoe Roth (Durham University)
The Poetics of Politics: Writing Jewish Anti-Colonial Activism in Algeria

12:00 p.m Lunch break

12:45 p.m. Migrations and Refugees before and during WWII
Chair: Constantin Iordachi (Central European University)

Darcy C. Benson (The Ohio State University)
Emerging Networks: The Pre-war Role of Labor Unions and the Communist Party in Forming Paris’s FTP-MOI Brigade

Nina Valbousquet (Fordham University & Ecole Française de Rome)
An International Cause Célèbre: Transatlantic Jewish Diplomacy and the Persecution of Algerian Jews during WWII

Stacy Veeder (University of New York at Albany)
Identity, Resistance and Relief in Correspondence from the Jewish Internees of Occupied France, 1940-1944

2:30 p.m. Coffee break

2:45 p.m. Politics of Memory and Education in the Wake of the Holocaust
Chair: Carsten Wilke (Central European University)

Nadia Malinovich (Groupe Sociétés Religions Laïcités, CNRS/EPHE, PSL Research University)
Continuity and Change in the Schools of the Alliance Israélite Universelle in Morocco and Iran in the Post-War Era

Dominic Williams (University of Leeds)
Claude Lanzmann: Multidirectional Politics

3:55 p.m. Concluding discussion

Conveners and contact:
Dr. Noëmie Duhaut, Leibniz-Institute of European History, Mainz
Duhaut@ieg-mainz.de

Dr. Nina Valbousquet, Fordham University & École Française de Rome
nvalbousquet@fordham.edu

Organized by the CEU Jewish Studies Program, with the support of the CEU Center for Religious Studies.
This event is free and open to the public.

Kontakt

Noëmie Duhaut

Alte Universitätsstraße 19
55116 Mainz

Duhaut@ieg-mainz.de

Zitation
Globalizing French Jewish Politics, 02.07.2019 – 03.07.2019 Budapest, in: H-Soz-Kult, 06.06.2019, <www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-40511>.