Thursday, March 18 - Friday, March 19, 2021
The first online Southeast German Studies workshop brings together 50 junior and senior American and German scholars from a wide variety of disciplines to discuss the latest research in German-Jewish and forced migration studies. The workshop includes a series of panels along with information meetings on how to fund research in Germany.
In addition to the scholarly discussions, a number of German diplomats and officials of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation will speak. This workshop is hosted by Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies with the Southeast German Studies Consortium (SEGSC)
The keynote online lecture will be delivered by Stefanie Schueler-Springorum live from Germany. A prominent scholar of German-Jewish history, in a talk is entitled"Gender, Sex and Violence: Race Defilement in Nazi Germany."
For more information and to request access to the Zoom-based programs, visit the Center website.
About the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies
Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies was founded in 2002 to develop new educational opportunities for students, teachers and the community. Located administratively within the College of Arts and Sciences, the center seeks to strengthen tolerance, understanding and remembrance by increasing the knowledge of Jewish culture and history, teaching the history and meaning of the Holocaust, and utilizing these experiences to explore peaceful avenues for human improvement and the prevention of further genocides. The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies is an associate institutional member of the Association of Jewish Studies, a member of the Association of Holocaust Organizations and a member of the North Carolina Consortium of Jewish Studies.