International Workshop in Jerusalem
08 Nov 2017 – 09 Nov 2017

When tradition ends – Zur Figur des Traditionsbruchs

Venue: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mount Scopus Campus, Rabin Building, Room 2001
Organized by Birgit Erdle (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Daniel Weidner (ZfL)

An international workshop at the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, organized by Birgit Erdle (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) and Daniel Weidner.

Program

Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017
 
10:00
Birgit Erdle, Daniel Weidner (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ZfL Berlin): Einführung
 
10:30
Galili Shahar (Tel Aviv University): Tradition and Contra-Dictions
 
12:00
Ori Rotlevy (Franz Rosenzweig Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem): The Paradigm between Articulations and Shifts: On the Dynamics of the Break in Scientific Traditions
 
14:30
Reading Session: Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem: Correspondence about Kafka
 
16:00
Benjamin Pollock (Franz Rosenzweig Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem): »Zeit Ists«: Breaking with Tradition in order to save it
 
17:00
Enrico Lucca (Franz Rosenzweig Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Canonizing modern Jewish Tradition: Hugo Bergman between Normative and Critical Modernity
 

Thursday, 09 Nov 2017

10:00
Reading Session: Hannah Arendt: The Gap between Past and Future
 
11:15
Annegret Pelz (University of Vienna): Geschriebene Traditionsbrüche. Manifeste und latente Zeichen
 
12:15
Rivka Feldhay (Tel Aviv University): Transformations of Jewish Tradition: Theodor Herzl, Max Nordau, Hillel Zeitlin and Yosef Hayim Brenner
 
14:45
Amir Engel (Hebrew University of Jerusalem): The Beginnings of Tradition of the End of History: Gershom Scholem and the History of Jewish Mysticism
 
16:00
Yonatan Shiloh-Dayan (Franz Rosenzweig Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem): On Bifocality and German-speaking Historians in Israel
 
17:00
Lina Barouch (Franz Rosenzweig Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem): Displaced Genealogies: Discussing Archival and Material Turns in relation to German-Jewish Legacies in Israel