Workshop Programme: Globalizing French Jewish Politics, Central European University, July 2-3, 2019

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INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP: GLOBALIZING FRENCH JEWISH POLITICS

CENTRAL EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY, BUDAPEST, 2-3 JULY 2019

 

TUESDAY 2 JULY 2019, GELLNER ROOM, NÁDOR UTCA 9, MONUMENT BUILDING

 

12 p.m.      Lunch and registration

 

1 p.m.                  Welcome 

 

1:10 p.m.   Transnational aspects of nineteenth-century French Jewish politics 

Chair: Miklós Konrád (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

 

Carsten Wilke (Central European University)

Not French, but Universal:The Supranational Ideology and Practice of the Alliance Israélite Universelle in the Age of Franco-German Confrontation

 

Barbara Lambauer (SIRICE, Paris)

Connectors between East and West: The Alliance Israélite Universelle, the Jewish Colonization Association and the exodus from Central and Eastern Europe, 1881-1914

 

2:20 p.m.   Coffee break 

 

2:50 p.m.   French Jews and Zionism

Chair: Mary Gluck (Brown University)

 

Joshua Leung (Science Po Paris)

French and British Jewish at the Paris Peace Conference and the protection of minority rights in Poland

 

Stefania Ragaù (Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa) 

Theocratic anarchism in Jacques Bahar’s Zionist Utopia: An unusual voice of French Jewish politics between Humanism and Zionism 

 

Joel Swanson (The University of Chicago)

A Pathologically Abnormal Situation: Le Cercle Gaston Crémieux and the Possibility of a non-French French Jewishness

 

6 p.m.                 KEYNOTE LECTURE, NÁDOR UTCA 15, ROOM 106 

 

Lisa M. Leff, Professor of History, American University & Director, Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

 

The Panama Affair: An Antisemitic Scandal in an Age of Globalization 

 

WEDNESDAY 3 JULY 2019, GELLNER ROOM, NÁDOR UTCA 9, MONUMENT BUILDING

 

10:00 a.m.Coffee break

 

10:15 a.m. Accommodating, shaping and challenging the colonial order

Chair: Lisa M. Leff (Washington)

 

Noëmie Duhaut (Leibniz-Institute of European History, Mainz)

Adolphe Crémieux, a typical failed French universalist? 

 

Yuval Tal (Johns Hopkins University)

Jewish Class Politics and Critique of Republican Universalism in French Algeria

 

Zoe Roth (Durham University)

The Poetics of Politics: Writing Jewish Anti-Colonial Activism in Algeria

 

12:00 p.m Lunch break

 

12:45 p.m.Migrations and Refugees before and during WWII 

Chair: Constantin Iordachi (Central European University)

 

Darcy C. Benson (The Ohio State University)

Emerging Networks: The Pre-war Role of Labor Unions and the Communist Party in Forming Paris’s FTP-MOI Brigade

 

Nina Valbousquet (Fordham University & Ecole Française de Rome)

An International Cause Célèbre: Transatlantic Jewish Diplomacy and the Persecution of Algerian Jews during WWII

 

Stacy Veeder (University of New York at Albany)

Identity, Resistance and Relief in Correspondence from the Jewish Internees of Occupied France, 1940-1944

 

2:30 p.m.   Coffee break

 

2:45 p.m.   Politics of Memory and Education in the Wake of the Holocaust

Chair: Carsten Wilke (Central European University)

 

Nadia Malinovich (Groupe Sociétés Religions Laïcités, CNRS/EPHE, PSL Research University)

Continuity and Change in the Schools of the Alliance Israélite Universelle in Morocco and Iran in the Post-War Era 

 

Dominic Williams (University of Leeds)

Claude Lanzmann: Multidirectional Politics

 

3:55 p.m.   Concluding discussion 

 

 

Conveners and contact: 

Dr. Noëmie Duhaut, Leibniz-Institute of European History, Mainz

Duhaut@ieg-mainz.de

 

Dr. Nina Valbousquet, Fordham University & École Française de Rome

nvalbousquet@fordham.edu

 

Organized by the CEU Jewish Studies Program, with the support of the CEU Center for Religious Studies.  

This event is free and open to the public.