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News

New Fellowship: Dubnow Institute in Leipzig

In May 2024, I will be spending a month on a guest fellowship in Leipzig, Germany, at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture - Simon Dubnow, where I will be working on a research project entitled “Von den Hofjuden zur Kultusgemeinde: Jüdische Gemeinschaftsstrukturen in Österreich im Wandel seit der Frühen Neuzeit” (From the Court Jews to the Kultusgemeinde: Jewish Communal Structures in Transition since Early Modernity). See more information on the Dubnow Institute Fellowship Program here.

New Volume: Jewish Studies and Habsburg Studies

A new special issue of Pardes: Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies in Germany has just been published, for which I served as guest editor, entitled Intersections between Jewish Studies and Habsburg Studies, 201 pp.


You can read the full volume here.

New Volume: Interdisciplinarity and Diversity in Austrian Studies

A new special issue of the Journal of Austrian Studies has just been published, the second of two volumes dedicated to “New Directions in Austrian Studies” in which I served as the guest editor: Journal of Austrian Studies 56/4 (Winter2023), Special Issue: Interdisciplinarity and Diversity in Austrian Studies, 160 pp.


You can view the full table of contents including abstracts of the individual articles here. The full volume is available on Muse.

Events

12 April 2024

Presentation: Hashtag Antisemitism

The annual conference of the Austrian Studies Association will take place in West Chester, PA on 11-14 April 2024, where I will hold a presentation entitled “Hashtag Antisemitism: Social and Political Discourses Surrounding Antisemitism in Present-Day Austria”. This will be the first presentation of interim findings from the team project “Antisemitic Discourses in Online Media and their Reception among Jews in Austria”, which is currently being conducted at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna.

The programme can be viewed here

17 June 2024

Lecture: Antisemitische Diskurse

On 17 June 2024, I will be presenting the findings of the project “Antisemitic Discourses in Online Media and their Reception among Jews in Austria” together with my colleagues Ariane Sadjed and Yuval Katz-Wilfing at the Jüdisches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung in Vienna.

The event registration page can be viewed here

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