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  • Newsletters

Newsletter no. 1 (July 1, 2014)

Newsletter no. 2 (December 18, 2014)

Newsletter no. 3 (June 19, 2015)

Newsletter no. 4 (November 19, 2015)

Newsletter no. 5 (June 10, 2016)

Newsletter no. 6 (December 22, 2016)

  • CJMC in the Media

About the plan of establishing the center:

- Claudia Welz: Description of current research and plans for the future on occasion of receiving the Elite Research prize (07.02.2013, see article and video-interview on the homepage of the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education).

- Erin Davie and Mike Young: “Memory and identity after Auschwitz” in: University Post, University of Copenhagen (08.03.2013).

- Heidi Laura: “Nogen skal huske det” in: Weekendavisen 11 (15.03.2013), IDÉER, 8f.

- Claudia Welz: “Fokus på post-Holocaust teologi, filosofi og litteratur” in: TEOL-information 48 (2013), 10-13.

About the launch of the center:

- News posted by the University of Copenhagen: ”KU får center for moderne jødisk tænkning” (08.05.2014).

About the current situation in Denmark:

- Feature article by Claudia Welz: “Du skal ikke være en, der ser på” in: Weekendavisen 8 (20.02.2015), Kronik, 15.

- On May 4, 2015, Claudia Welz was invited to deliver the sermon at a Danish memorial service in Gilleleje Church on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Denmark’s liberation from German occupation in 1945. Read the sermon here

- Why do we need a research center for Jewish thought in modern culture - and why in Denmark? Article by Claudia Welz: “CJMC: Et tværfagligt forskningscenter for moderne jødisk tænkning på Københavns Universitet” in: Jødisk Orientering 87:2 (March 2016), 10-11.

  • Internship, Staff, and Visiting Scholars

- Casper Løwenstein (MA in Philosophy) interned with us at the center in August and worked there as a research employee between September 1 and November 30, 2014. On December 15, 2014, he took up a position as PhD student.

- Professor Shelley Salamensky (University of Louisville) joins us as a Fulbright specialist from September 25 to October 13, 2015. Her office is located at the southern campus (Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, Njalsgade 128). Read more about her research

- Casper Løwenstein works as a research assistant at CJMC between August 1 and October 31, 2015.

  • New Books

- December 2014: Stine Holte, Meaning and Melancholy in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. See description and contents

- March 2015: Ethics of In-Visibility: Imago Dei, Memory, and Human Dignity in Jewish and Christian Thought (Religion in Philosophy and Theology, vol. 77), ed. by Claudia Welz, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. See description and contents

- May 2015: Jan Schwarz, Survivors and Exiles: Yiddish Culture after the Holocaust, Detroit: Wayne State University Press. See description and contents

- July 2015: Diana Popescu and Tanja Schult (eds.), Revisiting Holocaust Representation in the Post-Witness Era, Basingstoke/New York: Palgrave Macmillan. See description and contents

- August 2015: Emma O'Donnell, Remembering the Future: The Experience of Time in Jewish and Christian Liturgy, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. See description and contents

- October 2015: Martin Schwarz Lausten, Jews and Christians in Denmark: From the Middle Ages to Recent Times, ca. 1100-1948 (The Brill Reference Library of Judaism, vol. 48), trans. by Margaret Ryan Hellman, Leiden/Boston: Brill. See description and contents

- August 2016: Jessica Ortner, Poetologie „nach Auschwitz“: Narratologie, Semantik und sekundäre Zeugenschaft in Elfriede Jelineks Roman Die Kinder der Toten, Berlin: Frank & Timme. See description

- August 2016: Claudia Welz, Humanity in God's Image: An Interdisciplinary Exploration, Oxford: Oxford University Press. See description and contents

- September 2016: Jayne Svenungsson, Divining History: Prophetism, Messianism and the Development of the Spirit, trans. Stephen Donovan, New York/Oxford: Berghahn. See description and contents

- September 2016: Paul Auster & Inge Birgitte Siegumfeldt, En verden i ord. Paul Auster i samtale med Inge Birgitte Siegumfeldt, Copenhagen: Lindhardt & Ringhof.