26 January 2023 / 18:15 / Location: Center for Jewish History, New York City | Panel Discussion “Unmasking Antisemitism“
In the framework of the “#FakeImages” exhibition at the United Nations Headquarters, Dr. Jonathan Brent (YIVO), Dr. Pamela Nadell (American University), Dr. Veerle Vanden Daelen (Kazerne Dossin), Dr. Uffa Jensen (TU Berlin) and Dr. Gavriel Rosenfeld (Center for Jewish History) will share their thoughts on antisemitism in the past and on the alarming revival of antisemitism in the contemporary world.
More information about the program and registration here
The exhibition “#FakeImages: Unmask the Dangers of Stereotypes”, which has been curated by the Kazerne Dossin Museum and supported by ALAVA, will be shown at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from 16 January to 20 February 2023.
More information here and in the press release from TU Berlin. A selection of photos is available here. Please note the respective copyrights.
The exhibition, supported by ALAVA, ran from January 20th to December 7th 2021 at the Kazerne Dossin Museum in Mechelen, was shown in a reduced form from November 8th to December 10th 2022 at the European Commission’s Berlaymont building in Brussels and will be at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from January 16 to February 20, 2023. The catalog can be purchased here.
In his contribution to the exhibition catalog of the Jewish Museum Augsburg, Carl-Eric Linsler deals with the threatening letters against the Jewish resident of Memmingen Jakob Feibelmann, the role of the antisemitic pamphlet the Stürmer and the dynamics of the persecution of the Jews and antisemitic self-directed propaganda. More information here.
Our scientific collection director wrote a review of the anthology Visual Antisemitism in Central Europe: Imagery of Hatred for the journal Quest. Issues in Contemporary Jewish History, which can be read here.
ALAVA has acquired the private collection of Holocaust survivor Peter Ehrenthal, who was born in Romania and recently died in the United States of America. The collection includes around 800 antisemitic postcards from the US and Europe that Ehrenthal collected over the course of his life.
23/24 September 2022 / Location: Center for Research on Antisemitism, Berlin | Workshop: “Belgium, Germany and the ‘Others’”
The Working Group for Historical Research on Belgium organizes the workshop “Belgium, Germany and the ‘Others’. Pictures, Discourses and Practices of Discrimination, Exclusion and Persecution” in cooperation with the Arthur Langerman Archive for the Study of Visual Antisemitism (ALAVA). More information about the program and registration here
15/16 September 2022 / Location: Topography of Terror Documentation Center | Workshop: “Vorzeigen, Verhüllen, Verschließen“
The Center for Research on Antisemitism, the German Historical Museum and the Topography of Terror Documentation Center host the workshop “Vorzeigen, Verhüllen, Verschließen – Wie können antisemitische und rassistische Bilder und Objekte ausgestellt werden?“. Registration is requested by September 5th at email@example.com. See the program here
13 July 2022 / 18:15 / Location: Center for Research on Antisemitism, Berlin | Lecture by Angelika Königseder and Carl-Eric Linsler in the research colloquium of the Center for Research on Antisemitism
The lecture by Angelika Königseder and Carl-Eric Linsler on “The ‘Langerman Collection’ at the Center for Research on Antisemitism. Research Potentials and Challenges of a Collection of Visual Antisemitica for Education and Exhibition Practice” gives insights into the work of the “Arthur Langerman Archive for the Study of Visual Antisemitism” (ALAVA). The lecture takes place in the framework of the research colloquium of the Center for Research on Antisemitism. See details here
2 July 2022 / 20:00 / Location: TU Main Building, Berlin | Lecture by Angelika Königseder at the Long Night of the Sciences
As part of the Long Night of the Sciences at TU Berlin, Angelika Königseder will speak in her lecture “The Image of the ‘Jew’” about the development of anti-Jewish depictions. Using examples, she shows how antisemitic depictions of Jews were already circulating before the agitation of the Stürmer and the invention of the internet.