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William James Guest Professorship with Prof. Dr. Alejandro Baer, 30 May - 3 June 2022

30 May - 3 June 2022
University of Bayreuth

For the summer semester of 2022, the Bayreuth Department for the Study of Religion has once again invited a renowned scholar to Bayreuth to take up the William James Guest Professorship for the Study of Religion:

Prof. Dr. Alejandro Baer is Stephen C. Feinstein Chair, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS), and Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Prof. Dr. Baer will deliver a week-long lecture series entitled “Jewish Memory and Memory of the Jews: Cultures, Identities, Politics”.

On Wednesday, 1 June 2022, at 6:00 p.m., Prof. Dr. Baer will deliver a keynote lecture as part of the “Bayreuther Stadtgespräche” (Bayreuth City Talks) series at Iwalewahaus.
The title of the lecture is “Holocaust und Erinnerungskultur(en) im internationalen Kontext“.

You can find more information about the William James Guest Professorship in this flyer.

All of the lectures (except for the keynote lecture) will be held in English.

Interested persons from all disciplines are cordially invited. There are no admission requirements, but we do request that guests kindly register at religion@uni-bayreuth.de.

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