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060016 VO Antisemitism as World Religion (2018S)

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Aufgrund der großen HörerInnenzahl dupliziert Prof. Lange diese und bietet die LV zusätzlich auch Donnerstags 10:00-11:30, im HS 1 des Instituts an.
Wir ersuchen diejenigen, die diesen Termin wahrnehmen können, statt Mittwochs auf den Donnerstag auszuweichen, damit die Hörsaalsituation erträglicher wird. Die LV-Inhalte werden an beiden Tagen die Gleichen sein.

Wednesday 07.03. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 14.03. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 11.04. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 18.04. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 25.04. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 09.05. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 16.05. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 23.05. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 30.05. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 06.06. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 13.06. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 20.06. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Wednesday 27.06. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The persecution and rejection of Jews and Judaism is not an invention of modern times. It begins in Hellenistic times with work of Manetho. A long list of pagan Greek and Latin authors as well as Christian, Muslim and secular literatures attest to the popularity of antisemitism. Jews suffered from hatred and persecution from (Christian) antiquity until today. This lecture class is not interested in simply surveying the history of antisemitism but will ask for the causes and the character of antisemitism. It perceives antisemitism as a religious ´phenomenon that expresses itself differently in the various cultures of the world and in the epochs of its history.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral or written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

A.G. Bostom, ed., The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History, 2008
M. Gottschlich, Unerlöste Schatten: Die Christen und der neue Antisemitismus, 2015
A.S. Lindemann and R.S. Levy, eds., Antisemitism: A History, 2010
D. Nierenberg, Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition, 2013
L. Poliokov, The History of Antisemitism, 4 vols., 2003

Association in the course directory

BA: U1-411/ U1-412
MA: U2-411/ U2-412

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