Contesting Jewish Loyalties: The First World War and Beyond

International Conference

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15th December, 2016 - 17th December, 2016
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Jewish Museum Berlin
Christoph Jahr, Humbolt University of Berlin; Carsten Schapkow, University of Oklahoma; Ulrich Wyrwa, Technical University Berlin and Mirjam Zadoff, Indiana University, Bloomington

Contesting Jewish Loyalties: The First World War and Beyond

This conference, which the Pears Institute is supporting, will explore the multifaceted aspects of the question of Jewish loyalties. Starting with the Dreyfus affair, it will consider the degree to which individual Jews and Jewish communities in Europe, the US and elsewhere engaged with the question of loyalty before, during and after the First World War, in a broad interdisciplinary and transnational context.

Organised by:

The Centre for German-Jewish Studies, University of Sussex
The Centre for Research on Antisemitism, TU Berlin
The Institute for the History of the German Jews, Hamburg
Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London
Jewish Museum Berlin

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