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Gastcollege: prof. dr Nathan Sznaider (Tel Aviv)

12 mei 2016 @ 11:15 - 13:00

Open lecture by prof. dr Nathan Sznaider, Tel Aviv-Jaffo Academic College

Raphael Lemkin and Hannah Arendt on the Convention of Genocide and Universal Human Rights

Prof. Dr. Natan Sznaider is professor of sociology at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo in Israel. He was born in a dp camp in Germany and educated in Israel and the United States. He earned his doctorate at Columbia University in New York and has taught there as well as at Munich University, Germany.

Sznaider is part of an international research team investigating cultural memory in Europe, Israel, and Latin America. He has written extensively on the Holocaust, memory, cosmopolitanism and human rights. His books include Jewish Memory and the Cosmopolitan Order (2011), Human Rights and Memory (2010), Gedächtnisraum Europa: Kosmopolitismus: Jüdische Erfahrung und Europäische Vision (2008), The Holocaust and Memory in the Global Age (2005) and The Compassionate Temperament: Care and Cruelty in Modern Society (2001).

Jewish Reflections on the Holocaust (philosophy, art, literature, historiography), organized by Prof dr Judith Frishman and Dr Rico Sneller.

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12 mei 2016
11:15 - 13:00


Instituut voor Wijsbegeerte, Universiteit Leiden


Lipsius 227
Cleveringaplaats 1
Leiden, Nederland
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