Conferences, Lecture Series, Conference Panels and International Seminars
Conference "The Holocaust and Migration: Beyond Flight and Displacement" with Sebastian Musch, University of Oldenburg, and the Georg-von-Vollmar-Akademie, Kochel, May 21-23, 2023, funded by the Gerda-Henkel Foundation.
Conference Migration, Memory and Diversity in Germany, Sept. 22-23, 2013 at Emory University. Funded by Emory University and the DAAD.
Re-considering the 'German-Jew' in America, conference at the Tam Institue for Jewish Studies, Emory University organized in cooperation with Eric Goldstein, sponsored by Emory University and the German Foreign Office through the DAAD, Sept. 18-19, 2011, Atlanta.
The German Rabbinate Abroad: Transferring Modernity into the World?, International Conference, Historical Seminar LMU and Akademie für Politische Bildung in Tutzing, Germany, Oct. 18-20, 2009, contingent upon funding.
International Conference on Race, Ethnicity and Religion – A Transatlantic Perspective on Civil Society at the University of Chicago, proposed for Nov. 14 and 14, 2008, sponsored by the German University Alliance and the Federal Department of Education.
April 2007: International Conference America: From Near and Far! in cooperation with Marc Lee Raphael, Dept. of Religious Studies and the Department of American Studies of the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
DFG-financed international conference with the Bavarian Academy for Political Educationin Tutzing, Germany, 23.-26. Mai 2005: 350 Years of American Jewry, 1654-2004: Transcending the European Experience?
Annual Meeting of the DGfA (German Association for American Studies)
2004, Mannheim: America and the Orient – the Orient and America.
Lecture Series America and the Germans: Conflict and Cooperation-Jewish Topics in German-American Relations at Emory University in 2012/2013 with Gerhard Weinberg, Mary Nolan, Tobias Brinkmann, Edith Raim. Funded by Emory University and the DAAD.
Conference Panels (selection)
October 2017: GSA meeting in Atlanta, organized panel "Refugee Scholars and Forces Migration: Continuity and Discontinuity of Academic Careers."
December 2016: AJS meeting in San Diego, co-organized panel on "Jewish Refugees to North America in the 1930s and 1940s."
October 2015: GSA meeting in Washington, DC, co-organized panel “Is there a new Anti-Semitism in Germany and Austria?”
September 2014: GSA meeting in Kansas City, MO, workshop “After the Holocaust: Ger-man-Jewish Refugees and Transnational Encounters with Germany”.
December 2012: AJS meeting in Washington, DC: Organized panel “Negotiating Identities: German-Jewish Refugees, 1933-1945.”
October 2007: GSA meeting in San Diego, CA, workshop German Jewry in Trans-national Perspective: A New Look at the Construction of Modern Jewish Identities and Communities.
May 2007: Workshop “American Judaism” at the annual Meeting of the German Association for American Studies, Bochum, Germany.
International Seminar After the Holocaust: Jews in Germany, Joint Seminar of LMU Munich and the University of Haifa, held from June 14-19, 2009 in Germany.
International Seminar on The Re-Emergence of Jewish Life in Post World War II Germany, Joint Seminar of Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and Rutgers University, held from June 13-20, 2008 in Germany.
June 2007: International Graduate Student Seminar at Kloster Banz in cooperation with the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung War, Genocide and Totalitarianism in the 20th Century: History and Memory in Europe, Israel and the United States, Guest: Prof. Hasia Diner, New York University.
International Graduate Student Seminar (invited participants of the universities of Haifa and Basel): American Jewry in the 19th and 20th Century: Historical Perspectives from Europe, Israel and the United States at Wildbad Kreuth in cooperation with the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Munich, June 14-18, 2006.
International Graduate Student Seminar of the University of Innsbruck and the University of Regensburg in cooperation with the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung Religion and Religions in American History, May 20-21, 2006 in Wildbad-Kreuth.