International conference hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester Jewish Museum (8th - 10th September)
Monday 9 September
Cinematic, photographic and televisual representations:
Ofer Ashkenazi (Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel): “A German-Jewish Homeland in Émigré Cinema: Helmar Lerski’s Modernism and the Formation of Socialist-Zionist Identity”.
Nathan Abrams (Bangor University, UK): “Kubrick’s Double: Lolita’s Heart of Jewishness”.
Amos Morris-Reich (University of Haifa, Israel): “A different anthropology: Helmar Lerski's photographs of Yemenites”.
Yael Shenker (University of Maine at Augusta, USA): “A Room of His Own: On Men and Masculinities in Recent Television Dramas About Religious Israelis”.
Michael Berkowitz (University College London, UK): “Helmut & Walter Gernsheim: The Fine Arts and Photography, a Jewish History”.
Judaism and visual culture
Sharman Kadish (Jewish Heritage, Manchester, UK): “An Art Illuminated: Stained Glass in British Synagogues”.
Boris Khaimovich (Museum of the Jewish History, Russian Federation): “Visual Onomastics on Jewish Tombstones”.
Tim Corbett (Lancaster University, UK): “Jewish Gravestones and the Visual Encoding of Identity in Viennese Cemeteries”.
Wojciech Tworek Uuniversity College London, UK): “The portrait of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady—revisited”.
Carol Zemel (York University, Toronto, Canada) “Funny Pictures: Signs of Humour in Jewish Visual Art”.