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Spring 2018

  • January 25th, 4:10pm, Buttrick 102:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, “Absent Jews and Invisible Antisemitism in Postwar Vienna:  Der Prozess (1948) and The Third Man (1949)” talk by Lisa Silverman, Associate Professor of History at The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.  Read more about her work here.
  • February 1st, 4:10pm, Buttrick 102:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "The Third Reich as Supernatural Project:  The Role of Folklore, Occultism, and Border Science in Nazi Empire-Building" talk by Eric Kurlander, Professor of Modern European History at Stetson University.  Read more about his work here.
  • March 16th, 12:10-2:00pm, Location TBD:  "Making Grief:  How a Soviet Photographer Made a Photograph of Holocaust Liberation into an Icon of War's Human Tragedy" talk by David Shneer, Professor of History, Religious Studies, and Jewish Studies.  Read more about his work here.  
  • April 6th, Time TBD, Location TBD:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "Climate and Empire:  Habsburg History for the Anthropocene" talk by Deborah Coen, Professor of History at Yale University.  Read more about her work here.
  • April 12, 4:10pm, Buttrick 102:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "The Invention of the Judeo-Christian Tradition:  New Perspectives of French and American Secularisms" talk by Joel Sebban, NELC Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University and a Prins Foundation Fellow at the Center for Jewish History in New York. 

FALL 2017

  • September 27th, 4:10pm, 202 Buttrick Hall:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "Reclaiming Italy:  National Refugees and the Afterlives of Fascism" talk by Pamela Ballinger, Professor of History and Fred Cuny Chair in the History of Human Rights at the University of Michigan.  Read more about her work here.
  • October 17th, 12:10pm - 1:30pm, 123 Buttrick Hall:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "The Rise of the Right in Europe: A Panel Discussion on Elections in Germany, France, the Netherlands, and Austria" , Participants include Larry Bartels, Wout Cornelissen, Ari Joskowicz, Torben Lütjen, Elyse Petit, and Christoph Zeller (Moderator)
  • October 26th, 5:10pm, 123 Buttrick Hall:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "Against Continental Disunity:  Writers on a Constitution for Europe" talk by Paul Michael Lützeler, Rosa May Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Max Kade Center at Washington University in St. Louis.  Read more about his work here.
  • November 15th, 4:10pm, 123 Buttrick Hall:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "Against the World:  Deglobalization and the Settlement Movement in Interwar Vienna" talk by Tara Zahra, Professor of East European History at the University of Chicago.  Read more about her work here.