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Activities of the Evenarí Forum

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Winter semester 2019/20:

  • 18th lecture series: “Exile”, start: 28.10.2019, room 123 (Old Main Building), every Monday 18.05-19.45h

Summer semester 2019:

  • Advanced seminar: “Ancient Cultures in Palestine and New Conflicts about their Heritage” (Prof. Dr. Friedrich Battenberg, Prof. Dr. Volkhard Huth)

Winter semester 2018/19:

  • 17th lecture series: “Redemption and Conspiracy”, start: 15.10.2018, room 123 (Old Main Building), Mondays 18.05-19.45h

Winter semester 2017/18:

  • 16th lecture series: “Jewish Heritage”, start: 23.10.2017, room 123 (Old Main Building), Mondays 18.05-19.45h

Summer semester 2017:

  • Interdisciplinary Israel excursion, 03 – 17 September 2017
  • Main and preparatory seminar: “History, Culture, Environment and Energy in the Middle East” (Prof. Dr. Friedrich Battenberg, Prof. Dr. Volkhard Huth). You can download the semester program as PDF here (opens in new tab).

Winter semester 2016/17:

  • 15th lecture series: “The world beyond Luther. Fundamentalisms and Transformations before and after 1517”, start: 24.10.2016, Room 123 (Old Main Building), Mondays 18.05-19.45h

Winter semester 2015/16:

  • 14th lecture series: “Jewish Artists & Jewish Art Heritage”, beginning: 19.10.2015, Room 123 (Old Main Building), Mondays 18.05-19.45h

Winter semester 2014/15:

  • 13th lecture series: “Foundations”, start: 23.10.2014, room S1 01/A03 (basement), Thursdays 18.05-19.45h

Winter semester 2013/14:

  • 12th lecture series: “Science and Judaism”, beginning: 21.10.2013, S3/13 (Residence Palace), lecture hall 36, Mondays 18.05-19.45h

Winter semester 2012/13:

  • 11th lecture series: “Disasters”, start: 29.10.2012, S3/13 (Residence Palace), lecture hall 36, every Monday 18.05-19.45h

Summer semester 2012:

  • Interdisciplinary Israel Excursion 2012

Winter semester 2011/12:

  • 10th lecture series: “After Auschwitz – Jewish Life in Germany after 1945”, start: 31.10.2011, S3/13 (Residence Palace), lecture hall 36, Mondays 18.05-19.45h

Winter semester 2010/11:

  • 9th lecture series: “Continuities and breaks – the TH Darmstadt from 1920 – 1960”, start: 01.11.2010, room 221 (Old Main Building), every Monday 18.05-19.45h
  • Seminar/Project: “Communication in European High Finance” (PD Dr. Rainer Liedtke, Institute for History of the TU Darmstadt; with support of the Evenarí-Forum)

Summer semester 2010:

  • Laying of Stumbling Stones for Victims of the Nazi Regime at the TU Darmstadt, especially a “Stumbling Stone” (Stolperstein) for Prof. Dr. Michael Evenarí.

Winter semester 2009/10:

  • 8th lecture series: “From Nineveh to Jerusalem to Darmstadt – Cities in the context of material and immaterial endowment and development”

Summer semester 2009:

  • Exhibition “Verstummte Stimmen” (Silenced Voices) in cooperation with the State Archive Darmstadt (Exhibition online in the “Digital Archive” from April 2008)

Winter semester 2008/09:

  • 7th lecture series: “The Middle East Conflict in Space and Time”. Start: 27.10.2008, S1|01 Room 221, every Monday 18.05-19.45h
  • Seminar: in preparation for the Israel Excursion in February 2009 (Organizer: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Battenberg, Prof. Dr. Franz Fujara, Prof. Dr. Andreas Hoppe, Dr. Dirk Reitz), Start: 20.10.2008, S3|13, Room 56 (Residence Palace), Mondays 8.00-9.45h
  • Israel excursion from 16.02. to 01.03.2009 (14 days)
  • Exercise: “Theatre Politics in the Nazi State” (Organizer: Prof. Dr. Friedrich Battenberg, Dr. Boris v. Haken), in preparation of the exhibition “Verstummte Stimmen” (Silenced Voices) in cooperation with the State Archive and the Staatstheater Darmstadt, Start: 20.10.2008, room 264 in the State Archive, Mondays 16.15-17.55h

Winter semester 2007/08:

  • 6th lecture series: “Cultures”. Start: 30.10.2007, room 223 (Old Main Building), Mondays 18.05-19.45h
  • Exhibition (in cooperation with the State Archive Darmstadt): “Used and yet despised: From Chamberlain to Rural Jew – History of the Jews in the pre-modern era on the Middle Rhine”

Summer semester 2007:

  • Exercise: “Israel – Natural and Cultural History of the Middle East” (Prof. Dr. A. Hoppe/ Dr. D. Reitz)
  • Interdisciplinary excursion to Israel (23.9.-5.10.2007)

Winter semester 2006/07:

  • 5th lecture series: “Violence”. Start: 30.10.2006, room 223 (Old Main Building), Mondays 18.05-19.55h
  • Seminar: “Source and Archive Studies on the History of the Jews in the Pre-Modern Period: Preparation of a Documentary Exhibition” (Prof. Dr. F. Battenberg/ Dr. A. Holtmann-Mares)
  • Lecture by Mr. Asher Ben-Natan, Israel's first ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, on the topic of “Lived civil courage” on 19.01.2007 in the lecture hall of the ULB

Summer semester 2006:

  • Seminar: “The Jews of the pre-modern times at the Middle Rhine II” (Prof. Dr. Friedrich Battenberg/ Dr. A. Holtmann-Mares)

Winter semester 2005/06:

  • 4th lecture series: “Land”
  • Seminar: “The Jews of the pre-modern period on the Middle Rhine” (Prof. Dr. Friedrich Battenberg/ Dr. A. Holtmann-Mares)

Summer semester 2005:

  • Lecture event with Prof. Dr. Martin van Creveld (Jerusalem)

Winter semester 2004/05:

  • 3rd lecture series: “Water”
  • Visit of the exhibition “Europe's Jews in the Middle Ages” in Speyer

Summer semester 2004:

  • Excursion to the synagogues at Bergstraße (Leutershausen, Auerbach, Pfungstadt); Date: June 5 or 6, 2004; guided tour by Prof. Schnurr
  • Lecture by Dr. Angelika Timm (Jerusalem/Berlin) on 6 July 2004: "Israel – Jewish State or State for all its Citizens? (Literature: TIMM, Angelika: Israel – Gesellschaft im Wandel, Opladen 2003)

Winter semester 2003/04:

  • Second lecture series: “Exodus of Science and Literature”. In the summer semester, an accompanying volume was published in the “Gelbe Reihe” of the TU Darmstadt

Summer semester 2003:

  • Lecture by Prof. Dr. Manfred Koob (TU Darmstadt – Architecture) about his projects for computer-aided building reconstruction with special regard to the reconstruction of synagogues in Germany

Winter semester 2001/02:

  • 1st series of lectures on topics of German-Israeli interest, lectured among others: Ambassador (ret.) Avi Primor, Prof. Michael Wolffsohn

Summer semester 2001:

  • Lecture by Prof. Dr. Alfred Jacoby (Frankfurt) on “In a new spirit, new synagogues in Germany”.