Events

Graduate Student Conference "Jews, Germans, and other Europeans: Modern Encounters." Organizers: jointly organized by the Center for Jewish Studies, the Institute for German and European Studies at UC Berkeley and Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. It is co-sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the UC Berkeley Department of History ...read more

This lecture explores how Nazi policymakers and writers addressed racial violence within their own society by turning their attention to the persecution of African Americans. How, Germans asked, might Americans' treatment of minorities inform discriminatory measures in Germany? How could Germany build a racially pure society absent the alleged “lawlessness” ...read more

Selbst wie die Moiren eine Tochter der Nyx und damit Teil jenes geheimnisvollen Dun­kels, vor dem, wie Karl Philipp Moritz in seiner Götterlehre schreibt, noch die Götter selbst scheuen, korrigiert Nemesis gleichermaßen menschliche Hybris wie übermäßige Geschenke der Tyche. Knapp drei Jahrhunderte nach ihrer Wieder­entdeckung in der Frührenaissance wird die ...read more