Location: 1051 Budapest (V.), Nádor utca 9.
Sunday, May 27
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Michael Stanislawski, Columbia University
Jewish Cosmopolitanism and Universalism in East Central Europe: Is There a Difference?
Monday, May 28
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Cosmopolitanism before Modernity?
François Guesnet, University of Potsdam
Magda Teter, Wesleyan University
Transnationalism and Jewish History: Premodern Cosmopolitans from Below
Pawel Maciejko, Hebrew University
The Adventurers and the Cosmopolitans: Wolf Eibeschütz, Jacob Frank and Giacomo Casanova
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Cosmopolitans and Patriots in the Age of Empires
Chair: David Assaf, Tel Aviv University
Michael Miller, Central European University
Revolutionaries in Exile: Jewish 1848ers and their International Networks
Michael Silber, Hebrew University
Ignatz Einhorn-Ede Horn: Skeptical Nationalist and Rooted Cosmopolitan
Alexei Miller, Central European University & Russian Academy of Sciences
Beyond Nationalism? The Jews of the Romanov Empire and Their Strategies for Incorporation into Gentile Society
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cosmopolitanism and Capitalism
Chair: Marcin Wodziñski, Wroclaw University
Ela Bauer, Haifa University
Jan Gottlieb Bloch: Polish Citizen, Russian Statesman, European Scholar and Jewish Cosmopolitan
Paul Lerner, University of Southern California
Circulation and Representation: The ‘Jewish Department Store’ and Cosmopolitan Consumption in Germany, 1890s-1930s
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
National Languages and Transnational Ideologies
Chair: Daniel Monterescu, Central European University
Louise Hecht, University of Klagenfurt
Hebrew Poetry Transcending National Ideologies: The Rezeptionsgeschichte of Rachel Mopurgo, 1790-1871
Shai Ginsburg, Duke University
‘In a Heavily Screeching Cart I Travel to a Foreign Land’: The Poetics of David Vogel
Irene Silverblatt, Duke University
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger and the Lure of Czernowitzer Cosmopolitanism
Tuesday, May 29
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Beyond Elites? Transnationalism and Popular Culture
Chair: Frank Stern, University of Vienna
Nils Roemer, University of Texas at Dallas
Longing and Belonging in Modern Jewish Traveling Cultures
Sarah Wobick, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Praying to Goethe, and Other Misadventures of Three Jewish Childhoods in Breslau
Mary Gluck, Brown University
The Jewish Joke and Popular Urban Culture in Fin-de-Siècle Budapest
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Fateful Triangle: Revolution, Cosmopolitanism, Antisemitism
Chair: Attila Pok, Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Scott Ury, Tel Aviv University
A Bundist Thermidor? Reconfiguring Time and Community in Early Twentieth Century East Central Europe
Semion Goldin, Hebrew University
The Image of 'Jewish Cosmopolitanism' in Late Nineteenth Century Nationalist Thought in Eastern Europe
Eliza Ablovatski, Kenyon College
The 1919 Revolutions in Central Europe and the ‘Judeo-Bolshevik’ Conspiracy Theory
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Imagining “the Jews” in Post-War Europe
Chair: Mária Kovács, Central European University
Raphael Vago, Tel Aviv University
The Unexpected Cosmopolitans: Romania’s Jewry facing the Communist System
Audrey Kichelewski, Paris I University, Sorbonne
Imagining “the Jews” in Communist Poland: Traditional and New Prejudices, 1945-1968
Zvi Gitelman, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
From Ethnicity to Internationalism to Cosmopolitanism – and Back
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Jewish Cosmopolitanism and/in the Jewish State
Chair: Derek Penslar, University of Toronto
Israel Bartal, Hebrew University
Jewish Historians Imagine their Nation
Malachi Hacohen, Duke University
'The Strange Fact that the State of Israel Exists': Cold War Liberals between Cosmopolitanism and Jewish Nationalism