Program

Sunday, 16 June 2019

  • Arrival
  • 5:00 pm:
    Welcome at the hall of the Alte Universität Heidelberg
    Grabengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg
  • Keynote Speech / Heidelberger Hochschulreden with
    Derek Penslar (Harvard): Wissenschaft und Leidenschaft im frühen Zionismus
  • 7.00 pm:
    Reception for conference speakers and chairs at the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (HfJS) Landfriedstraße 12, 69117 Heidelberg
    (Online registration required)

 

Monday, 17 June 2019

Location:
All panels will be held at the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (Landfriedstraße 12, 69117 Heidelberg)

 1. Session (09:00 10:30 am)

Coffee break (10:30 – 11:00 am)

2. Session (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)

 

        • 1:00 pm: Preparations for the arrival of Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
          The HfJS will remain closed to the public!
        • 6:00 pm:
          Official ceremony with a reception afterwards at the hall of the Neue Universität (Universitätsplatz, 69117 Heidelberg) with a lecture by Michael Brenner (LMU München/ American University, Washington, DC): Wissenschaft des Judentums als Beruf (Wissenschaft des Judentums as a vocation)
          Special Guest: Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany
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        Admission from 4:00 to 5:30 pm (Online registration required for conference speakers and chairs. Please note that admission is only granted with an official photo ID).
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Tuesday, 18 June 2019

3. Session (9:00 – 10:30 am)

    Coffee break (10:30 – 11:00 am)

4. Session (11:00 am – 1:00 pm)

 Kosher lunch for speakers and chairs at the HfJS (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm)

(Online registration required. Please understand, that the number is   limited due to capacity reasons. Registration will therefore be considered after their receipt. If the maximum number of 60 registrations is reached, the registration will be closed.)

 

5. Session (2:00 – 4:00 pm)

              Coffee break (4:00 –4:30 pm)

6. Session (4:30 – 6:30 pm)

Kosher dinner for speakers and chairs at the HfJS (6:30 pm – 7:30 pm)

(Online registration required. Please understand, that the number is limited due to capacity reasons. Registrations will be considered after their receipt. If the maximum number of 60 registrations is reached, the registration will be closed.)

        •          8.00 pm: Concert of “simkhat hanefesh“: A Journey through Ashkenaz: The Travels of Abraham Levie, 1719-1723. A Concert of Early Jewish Music

          at the hall of the Alte Universität Heidelberg (Grabengasse 1
          , 69117 Heidelberg)

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

7. Session (9:00 – 10:30 am)

            Coffee break (10:30 –11:00 am)

8. Session (11:00 am – 12:30 pm)

 Kosher lunch for speakers and chairs at the HfJS (1:00 pm – 1:30 pm)

(Online registration required. Please understand, that the number is limited due to capacity reasons. Registrations will be considered after their receipt. If the maximum number of 60 registrations is reached, the registration will be closed.)

9. Session (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm)

           Coffee break (3:30 –4:00 pm)

10. Session (4:00 pm – 5:30 pm)

From 5:30 pm: Concluding discussion and departure.