Christian Wiese: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2020

Name Prof. Dr. Christian Wiese
Viktoria Laszlo
Clausiusstr. 59, RZ H 2
Literatur- u. Kulturwiss., Kilcher
8092 Zürich
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipVisiting Professor

851-0326-00LNationalism and Postnationalism in Modern Judaism: Historical Developments and Current Debates Restricted registration - show details 2 credits1SC. Wiese
AbstractSince the emergence of the Zionist movement in the 19th century multiple interpretations of the concept of nation and nationalism within Judaism have been discussed. The course introduces these debates and discusses the continuing historical and political discourse on Zionism, Post-Zionism and postnationalism.
Objective1. To deepen the knowledge about inner-Jewish political debates about the goals and the nature of Jewish nationalism as well as alternative self-conceptions.
2. To gain insights into the polyphony of historical and political discourse.
3. To strengthen the ability to understand historical and contemporary texts within the political context of the respective time period.