2012. okt. 6.

Wissenschaft between East and West

Wissenschaft between East and West:

The Hungarian Connection in Modern Jewish Scholarship

Budapest, October 14-16, 2012

International Conference organized by
The Center of Jewish Studies, Institute for Minority Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest; Jewish Studies at Central European University, Budapest;
Martin Buber Chair in Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main;
Centre for German-Jewish Studies, University of Sussex;
Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, Hamburg.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Venue: Central European University, Auditorium, Nádor utca 9

17:30-18:00 Welcoming Remarks

18:00-19:00  Keynote lecture
Chair: Nadia Al-Bagdadi (Budapest)

Géza Komoróczy (Budapest): Oriental Studies in Hungary and at the Rabbinical Seminary

19:00 Reception

Monday, October 15, 2012

Venue: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Kisterem (2nd floor), Széchenyi István tér 9

9:00-10:15 Löw and the First Generation of Hungarian Jewish Wissenschaft
Chair: Andreas Brämer (Hamburg)

Michael K. Silber (Jerusalem): The Beginnings of Hungarian Jewish Historiography
Michael L. Miller (Budapest): The Moravian Origins of Hungarian Wissenschaft des Judentums

10:15-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-12:30 Ignác Goldziher: Lonely Man of Faiths
Chair: Shaul Shaked (Jerusalem)

Ismar Schorsch (New York): Value Free Scholarship in an Age of Academic Bigotry: the Relationship between Heinrich Fleischer and Ignaz Goldziher
Ottfried Fraisse (Frankfurt): From Geiger to Goldziher: Historical Method and its Impact on Shaping Islam
Tamás Turan (Budapest): Goldziher as Scholar and Jew

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:15 Venues of Wissenschaft: Yeshiva, Seminary and University
Chair: György Haraszti (Budapest)

Carsten L. Wilke (Budapest): Students' Itineraries between Yeshiva and University
Mirjam Thulin (Mainz): Connecting Centers of Wissenschaft des Judentums: David Kaufmann in Budapest, 1877-1899

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:30 The Politics of Wissenschaft
Chair: Victor Karády (Budapest)

Gábor Schweitzer (Budapest): Scholarship and Patriotism: Research on the History of Hungarian Jewry and the Rabbinical Seminary of Budapest
Miklós Konrád (Budapest): Hungarian Politics and the Construction of Denationalized Judaism
András Kovács (Budapest): An Unhappy Ending: Jewish Educational Institutions under Communist Rule

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Venue: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Kisterem (2nd floor), Széchenyi István tér 9

9:00-10:45 Jewish Scholarship, Hungarian Audience
Chair: Kata Zsófia Vincze (Budapest)

Giuseppe Veltri (Halle): Ludwig Blau's Concept of Jewish Monotheism as Cultural Deviance
Vilmos Voigt (Budapest): A Suspension Bridge of Confidence: Folklore Studies in Jewish-Hungarian Scholarship
Zsuzsanna Toronyi (Budapest): Fixtures at an Exhibition: Making Judaica Visible at the Turn of the Century

10:45-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-13:00 Religious Cultures
Chair: Balázs Déri (Budapest)

Christian Wiese (Frankfurt a.M./Sussex): Hungarian-Jewish Scholars on Christianity
Shaul Shaked (Jerusalem): From Bacher to Telegdi: the Lure of Iran in Jewish Studies
Paul B. Fenton (Paris): Georges Vajda and his Method of the Study of Kabbalah

13:00-14:30 Lunch break

16:00-17:45 The Study of Ancient Judaism by Hungarian Emigrant Scolars
Chair: Gábor Buzási (Budapest)

Günter Stemberger (Vienna): Meir Friedmann – A Pioneering Scholar of Midrash
Catherine Hézser (London): Samuel Krauss' Contribution to the Study of Judaism in Antiquity
Isaiah Gafni (Jerusalem): Adolf Büchler and the Historiography of Talmudic Judaism

Forrás: CEU
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