Events 2005

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Freud, Psychoanalysis and Anti-Semitism

26/05/2005 - 6:00 pm

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Stephen Frosh is Pro-Vice-Master of Birkbeck, with responsibility for Teaching and Learning. His work focuses on the psychological, social and cultural appli...
Meet the Author: Dan Peltz

13/03/2005 - 4:30 pm

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Out of the Blue is the compelling story of the elderly daughter of prewar Parisian art dealers, whose chance encounter with a Picasso masterpiece l...
Nice Jewish Gurus

13/03/2005 - 3:00 pm

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From agony aunts to lifestyle gurus, the Jewish commitment to self-improvement and fulfilment cannot be underestimated. Irma Kurtz is one of Britain’s ...
A Question of Zion

13/03/2005 - 2:15 pm

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Although Israel barely leaves the front page, notes Jacqueline Rose, the complexity of Zionism itself is hardly ever explored. Zionism is founded on the legi...
Inside Anne Frank’s House

13/03/2005 - 12:00 pm

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Peter Mayer and Rian Verhoeven from the Anne Frank Museum spoke about Anne’s inspirational story and read from her diary in this fascinating event. May...
Hebrew Language Session

13/03/2005 - 11:00 am

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Etgar Keret’s latest collection of short stories,...
A Telling Time

13/03/2005 - 10:00 am

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For the launch of the UK publication of A Telling Time by famous children’s author Irene Watts, actress Susannah York read from this enchant...
Great Writers of the 20th Century: Adam Thirlwell on Isaac Bashevis Singer

13/03/2005 - 9:45 am

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When Nobel Prize-winner Isaac Bashevis Singer died in 1991 aged 87, he was already a canonical American writer. Yet Singer never wrote in English, although h...
Anthony Sher in conversation with Nick Hern

13/03/2005 - 9:45 am

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Antony Sher is one of Britain’s most brilliant actors and authors. Since moving to England in 1968 from his native Cape Town, he has excelled in a huge...
The Jewish Question

12/03/2005 - 12:15 am

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Are we living through a resurgence of antisemitism? Is it connected to Israel, and if so, how? And how deeply entrenched is it in Jewish identity? Ant...
Dan Jacobson In conversation with Stanley Price

10/03/2005 - 10:45 am

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Dan Jacobson is one of Britain’s most eminent writers with a string of awards to his name. Here he discussed his life in writing and launched his then new ...
American Tales: Bernard Malamud, ‘Angel Levine’

10/03/2005 - 10:30 am

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This fantastical moral allegory, published in 1955, tells the story of a down-on-his-luck tailor who thinks his prayers have been answered when he is visited...
Passions: Jews

10/03/2005 - 10:30 am

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Described as Britain’s “funniest living writer”, Howard Jacobson explored his passion for Jews and Jewishness in his latest novel, The Making of H...
Apprehending Eichmann

10/03/2005 - 10:30 am

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David Cesarani’s Eichmann: His Life and Crimes (2004) is the first account of Eichmann’s life since the aftermath of his dramatic capture and ...
The Ethics of Biography

10/03/2005 - 10:15 am

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Biography is one of the great literary growth areas, reaching a huge number of readers. But how do authors deal with the scandals, rivalries, secrets and lie...