International Conference: Concepts of “Race” in the History of the Humanities

Convenors: Amos Morris-Reich / Dirk Rupnow
Bucerius Institute for Research of Contemporary German History and Society

University of Haifa
October 26-28, 2010



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October 26, 2010 

     

Lecturer Name

 

Lecture Name

Duration
HH:MM:SS
       
Amos Morris-Reich, Department of Jewish History and Director, Bucerius Institute, University of Haifa   Opening and Keynotes

00:02:00

     

 

Sander Gilman, Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Emory University   “Why is studying the concept of race a topic for the 21st century?” 00:53:12
       
Sander Gilman, Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Emory University   Discussion 00:26:36
       
 

October 27, 2010 

     
       
Amos Morris-Reich, Department of Jewish History and Director, Bucerius Institute, University of Haifa   Introduction 00:09:01
       

Foundation 1
Chair/Respondent: Rotem Kowner, Department of Asian Studies,University of Haifa

  Opening

00:01:16

       
Joan-Pau Rubies, Department of International History, The London School of Economics and Political Sciences   Were Early-Modern Europeans Racist ?

00:21:38

       
Susanne Lettow, Institute for Human Sciences IWM, Vienna   Genealogies of Race. German Philosophy from Kant to Hegel

00:25:11

       
Rotem Kowner, Department of Asian Studies, University of Haifa   Response and General Discussion

00:43:05

       
Foundation 2
Chair/Respondent: Snait Gissis, Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University
     
       
Veronika Lipphardt, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science   "Race" in the Humanities ? Biological Notions of Origin and Diversity

00:29:36

       
Martin Reisigl, Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna   Linguistic Racialisation. Observations on the Dreadful Contribution of Linguistics to Racism

00:22:48

       
Snait Gissis, Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University   Response

00:13:31

       
Discussion    

00:24:50

       
Art
Chair/Respondent: Esther Levinger, Department of Art History, University of Haifa.
  Opening

00:03:18

       
Kymberly Pinder, Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism, The School of the Art, Institute of Chicago   Seeing is Believing: Race and the (De) Formation of Art History

00:30:08

       
Margaret Olin, Yale Divinity School   Formal Analysis: Art and Anthropology

00:25:02

       
Charles L. Davis, Department of Art History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   Architectural Organicism and the Tectonic Sensibility for Race and Style

00:24:08

       
Discussion    

00:34:12

       
Folklore and Economical Theory
Chair/Respondent: Sergio DellaPergola, Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
     
       
Dani Schrire, The Jewish and Comparative Folklore Program, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem   Jews as a Folk and as a Race in Early Jewish Folkloristics

00:20:01

       
Nicolas Berg, Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, University of Leipzig   Racism and Anti-Semitism in the German Speaking Political Economy - The Example of Carl Schmitt's Berlin-Conference "Judaism in Law" 193

00:30:07

       
Sergio DellaPergola, Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem   Response and Discussion

00:47:26

       
 

October 28, 2010

     
       
Religion
Chair/Respondent: Fania Oz-Salzberger, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa and Department of Modern Israel Studies, Monash University
     
       
George Williamsone, Department of History, Florida State University   Religion and Race in Friedrich Schelling's Philosophy of Mythology

00:25:10

       
Denise Kimber Buell, Department of Religion, Williams College   "Race" in the Formation of the Study of Religion

00:26:51

       
Fania Oz-Salzberger, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa and Department of Modern Israel Studies, Monash University   Response

00:08:47

       
Discussion    

00:16:48

       
Musicology
Chair/Respondent: Ruth HaCohen, Scholion Research Center in Jewish Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
     
       
Michael P. Steinberg, Department of History and Department of Music, Brown University   Is Wagner (Still) Dangerous ?

00:24:57

       
Anna G. Piotrowska, Instituteof Musicology, Jagellonian University of Krakow   The Concept of Race in Musicological Thought - from General Remarks to the Case Study of So-Called "Gypsy Music" in European Culture

00:22:35

       
Ruth HaCohen, Scholion Research Center in Jewish Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem   Response

00:19:42

       
Discussion    

00:33:36

       
Regions
Chair/Respondent: Zur Shalev, Department of General History and Department of Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa
     
       
Suzanne L. Marchand, Department of History, Louisiana State University   Race, Religion and the Problem of Near Eastern Prehistory

00:34:18

       
Nigel Eltringham, Department of Anthropology, University of Sussex   Joseph Deniker and the Rise (and Fall) of Scientific Racism

00:25:30

       
Christopher Hutton, School of English, University of Hong Kong   Phonocentrism and the concept of Volk: The Case of Modern China

00:25:11

       
Zur Shalev, Department of General History and Department of Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa   Response and Discussion

00:28:21

       
       
History
Chair/Respondent: Mitchell Ash, Department of History, University of Vienna
     
       
Derek C. Catsam, Department of History, University of Texas of the Permian Basin   From Apartheid to Liberation: Race, History and South African Historiography

00:21:33

       
Bradley W. Hart, Churchill College, Cambridge University   Racial History: Using the Humanities as the Foundation for International Eugenics

00:22:43

       
Mitchell Ash, Department of History, University of Vienna   Response

00:14:14

       
Discussion    

00:30:01

       


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