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Why the Germans? Why the Jews? The Perennial Holocaust Question
Presented by Steven Aschheim

Steven E. Aschheim

Tuesday, November 17
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Bovee U.C. Auditorium
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Sponsored by the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide. For more information, contact the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences at 989-774-3341 or CHSBS@cmich.edu​


​Biography

Steven E. Aschheim is a Professor Emeritus of Cultural and Intellectual History at Hebrew University, Jerusalem​. The author of numerous books on German and Jewish history over the last 30 years, his writing regularly appears in publications such as The Times Literary Supplement and Ha'aretz. He has held visiting professorships at such schools as Columbia, the University of Michigan, and Trinity College Dublin.​

Books by Steven E. Aschheim


  • A​t the Edges of Liberalism: Junctions of European, German, and Jewish History (Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History)
    June 2012 - View on Amazon

  • ​Beyond the Border: The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad
    January 2007- View on Amazon

  • ​​Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer: Intimate Chronicles in Turbulent Times
    April 2001 - View on Amazon

  • In Times of Crisis: Essays on European Culture, Germans, and Jews
    March 2000 - View on Amazon

  • Culture and Catastrophe: German and Jewish Confrontations With National Socialism and Other Crises
    January 1996 - View on Amazon

  • T​he Nietzsche Legacy in Germany 1890-1990 (Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism)
    January 1993 - View on Amazon

  • Brothe​​​rs and Strangers: The East European Jew in German and German Jewish Consciousness, 1800-1923
    November 1982 - View on Amazon


Media Stories & Photos

​Photo Gallery: Steven Aschheim visits students in Professor Eric Johnson's class
Photo Gallery: Steven Aschheim lecture at CMU


​Event Sponsors

Sponsored by the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide within the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences (CHSBS) at Central Michigan University. This​ endowed lecture series was established in 2009 by the family of Dr. Harold Abel to honor and memorialize his 44-year career as an educator, which included a 10-year term as president of Central Michigan University from 1975 to 1985. Dr. Abel passed away in 2002.

​For more information, contact CHSBS at 989-774-3341 or CHSBS@cmich.edu



Abel Lecture Series featuring Steven Aschheim