Center for Austrian Studies: Study Courses

The information in the university’s course catalog shall prevail.

 

Teddy Kollek Chair for the Study of Cultural Aspects of Vienna and Jerusalem

30900

0 c.p.

Colloquium for Mandel School

 

 

Prof. Israel Yuval

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 520 | Mandel Building

 

 

Syllabus

Cardinal Franz Koenig Chair in Austrian Studies

54806

4 c.p.

German Culture, Film and Theatre

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 10:30-14:00

 

 

Room 6205 | European Forum, Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54807

2 c.p.

Cultures of Memory in Germany and Europe

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 6205 | European Forum, Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

50036

2 c.p.

Framing Time and Space: Cinematic Narration and Visual Style

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2301 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

50057

2 c.p.

Terrorism Docudrama: Political Violence, Cinema and Television in the Global Age

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 08:30-11:15

 

 

Room 31 | Media Department

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

50987

2 c.p.

The Holocaust, Collective Memory and Cinema

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 29 | Media Department

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Guest Lecturers at the Center for Austrian Studies

54813

2 c.p.

Austria after 1945: The Reinvention of a Nation and Construction of a National Identity

 

 

Dr. Karin Stögner

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2112 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54814

2 c.p.

Antisemitism, Antifeminism, Nationalism -  Intersecting Ideologies/ Case Studies from Central Europe in the 20th and 21st century

 

 

Dr. Karin Stögner

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2303 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54840

1 c.p.

The Four-Power Occupation of Austria (1945-55) & the Making of the Second Republic

 

 

Prof. Günter Bischof (University of  New Orleans

 

 

Spring Term

 

 

03.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

07.06.2018

16:30-20:00

 

 

05.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

10.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

 

12.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

14.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 3613 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54665

1 c.p.

The Habsburg Dynasty form 10th -20th Century

 

 

Prof. Joseph Patrouch

 

 

Spring Term

 

 

17.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

26.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

 

19.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

28.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

 

21.06.2018

16:30-20:00

 

 

 

 

 

24.06.2018

18:30-20:00

 

 

 

 

 

Room 3613 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Cornerstones

54637

&

54677

2 c.p.

European Forum’s Colloquium

 

Prof. Noam Shoval

 

Annual | Monday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 2415 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

51509

2 c.p.

Freud's Thinking & Influence on Current Intellectual Thinking

 

 

Dr. Zvi Carmeli

 

 

Fall Term | Thursday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 3301 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54821

2 c.p.

Modern European History

 

 

Dr. Samuel Barnai

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 08:30-10:00

 

 

Room 3205 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of History

39046

2 c.p.

The Culture and Ideologies of World War One

 

 

Dr. Ofer Ashkenazi

 

 

Fall Term | Wednesday| 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2206 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39854

2 c.p.

World War II-selected questions

 

 

Prof. Dan Diner

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2335 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39204

2 c.p.

Europe in the Early Modern Era

 

 

Prof. Dror Wahrman

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 6837 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39421

2 c.p.

From Newton to Freud: an Intellectual History of Western Science (Part B)

 

 

Dr. Raz Chen-Morris

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2722 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of History of the Jewish People

13043

2 c.p.

The Early Modern Period 1500-1850

 

 

Prof. Eli Lederhendler

 

 

Fall Term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 6837 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

13866

2 c.p.

Jewish Historiography of the Holocaust

 

 

Dr. Amos Goldberg

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 305 | Gaster Building

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

13511

2 c.p.

The Holocaust in Western Europe

 

 

Dr. Iael Nidam Orvieto

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 305 | Gaster Building

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Comparative Literature

10510

2 c.p.

Masterpieces of World Literature I

 

 

Dr. Gur Zak

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 6837 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

10610

2 c.p.

20th Century Literatures: Basic Topics

 

 

Dr. Shimrit Peled

 

 

Spring Term | Tuesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2713 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Musicology

23121

4 c.p.

History of Music: Renaissance and Baroque

 

 

Dr. Yossi Maurey/ Ms. Courtney Blue

 

 

Fall Term | Sunday and Thursday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2729 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Yiddish Studies

18118

4 c.p.

Yiddish Culture through ages

 

 

Prof. Nathan Cohen

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2204 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

18114

2 c.p.

Introdcution to Yiddish Studies

 

 

Prof. Eli Lederhendler

 

 

Fall Term | Wendesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2720 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

 Department of German, Russian and East European Studies

10615

2 c.p.

Landmarks of Criticism: From Plato to Nietzsche

 

 

Dr. Yael Levin

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2718 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32867

2 c.p.

The Legacy of German - Jewish Modernism

 

 

Prof. Vivian Liska

 

 

Spring Term| Wendesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2101 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32811

2 c.p.

The Future of the Fragment. Small forms from Romantisicm to 21st century

 

 

Prof. Birgit Erdle

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2734 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32503

2 c.p.

Remembrance,Places,Names: Ingeborg Bachmann and Paul Celan

 

 

Prof. Birgit Erdle

 

 

Spring Term | Tuesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2401 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32500

2 c.p.

Stefan Zweig's "The world of Yesterday" An European Autobiography

 

 

Prof. Birgit Erdle

 

 

Fall Term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2404 | Faculty of Humanities       

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32215

2 c.p.

German Literature - 19TH and 20th centuries

 

 

Dr. Amir Engel

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2202 | Faculty of Humanities  

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

53864

4 c.p.

Culture and Sociological Thought: The Germans

 

 

Prof. Gad Yair

 

 

Spring Term | Sunday | 10:30-14:00

 

 

Media Department

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Political Science

56886

4 c.p.

The Rise and Fall of Modern Ideologies: Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism and Nationalism

 

 

Dr. Efraim Podoksik

 

 

Annual | Monday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 3602 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of International Relations

58802

4 c.p.

Immigration to Europe

 

 

Dr. Tal Dingott Alkopher

 

 

Annual | Monday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2302/2304 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

58431

4 c.p.

European Security: From NATO to Immigration

 

 

Dr. Tal Dingott Alkopher

 

 

Spring Term | Monday&Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 3305 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

58385

2 c.p.

Regions of Peace and Regions of War: Europe, Asia and the Middle East

 

 

Prof. Karina Kagan

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 12:00-13:45

 

 

Room 27 | Sprinzak Building /Edmond J. Safra Campus

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Faculty of Law

62424

2 c.p.

The Holocaust and the Law

 

 

Adv. Aryeh Barnea

 

 

Spring Term | Tuesday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 315 | Faculty of Law

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

62549

4 c.p.

Advertising and Image – Legal Aspects

 

 

Dr. Katya Assaf

 

 

Fall Term | Thursday | 08:30-12:00

 

 

Room 308| Faculty of Law

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Theatre Studies

20425

4 c.p.

From Expressionist Theatre To "Film Noir"

 

 

Dr. Jeanette Malkin

 

 

Fall Term | Monday & Wednesday| 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2607| Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Communication and Journalism

50941

2 c.p.

Contemporary World Cinema

 

 

Prof Raya Morag

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 29| Media Department

 

 

Syllabus

 

2016-2017

The information in the university’s course catalog shall prevail.

 

Teddy Kollek Chair for the Study of Cultural Aspects of Vienna and Jerusalem

08910

0 c.p.

Colloquium for Mandel School

 

 

Prof. Israel Yuval

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 521 | Mandel Building

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

13124

4 c.p.

The Jews in the Middle Ages: under Crescent and Cross

 

 

Prof. Israel Yuval & Prof. Miriam Frenkel

 

 

Fall Term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Auditorium Barbara Mandel | Mandel Building

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2712 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Guest Lecturers at the Center for Austrian Studies

54844

2 c.p.

Human Mobility in the European Union: From Migration to Tourism

 

 

Dr. Valeria Croce

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 3205 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54844

2 c.p.

Tourism in Vienna: The Austrian and European Perspective

 

 

Dr. Valeria Croce

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Computer Center

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54815

1 c.p.

Successes and Pitfalls of European Economic Integration

 

 

Prof. Michael Landesmann (The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies & Johannes Kepler University Linz)

 

 

Fall Termn

 

 

13.11.2016

18:30-20:00

 

17.11.2016

18:30-20:00

 

 

15.11.2016

16:30-20:00

 

20.11.2016

16:30-20:00

 

 

Room 2302 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54839

1 c.p.

The "Other" Austrians

 

 

Dr. Jasmin Dum-Tragut

 

 

Fall Term

 

 

22.11.16

18:30-20:00

 

01.12.16

18:30-20:00

 

 

24.11.16

18:30-20:00

 

04.12.16

18:30-20:00

 

 

27.11.16

18:30-20:00

 

06.12.16

18:30-20:00

 

 

29.11.16

18:30-20:00

 

 

 

 

 

Room 3202 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Cornerstones

54637

&

54677

2 c.p.

European Forum’s Colloquium

 

Prof. Noam Shoval

 

Annual | Wednesday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 2415 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

51509

2 c.p.

Freud's Thinking & Influence on Current Intellectual Thinking

 

 

Dr. Zvi Carmeli

 

 

Fall Term | Thursday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 3301 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54821

2 c.p.

Modern European History

 

 

Dr. Samuel Barnai

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 08:30-10:00

 

 

Room 3205 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of History

39085

2 c.p.

World War I - Part I

 

 

Prof. Alon Kadish

 

 

Fall Term | Sunday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39086

2 c.p.

World War I - Part II

 

 

Prof. Alon Kadish

 

 

Spring Term | Sunday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2403 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39065

2 c.p.

Urban Centers and Urban Life in Medieval Europe

 

 

Prof. Elisheva Baumgarten

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 08:30-10:00

 

 

Room 2331 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39204

2 c.p.

Europe in the Early Modern Era

 

 

Prof. Dror Wahrman

 

 

Fall Term | Wednesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2718 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39044

2 c.p.

Subordinated Groups in Early Modern Germany

 

 

Dr. Aya Elyada

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2302 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

39421

2 c.p.

From Newton to Freud: an Intellectual History of Western Science (Part B)

 

 

Dr. Raz Chen-Morris

 

 

Spring Term | Thursday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2714 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of History of the Jewish People

13722

2 c.p.

Research Seminar for German-Jewish History

 

 

Prof. Yfaat Weiss

 

 

Fall Term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 1001 | Rabin Building

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

13921

2 c.p.

Herzlian Zionism between Assimilation and Nationalism

 

 

Dr. Dimitri Shumsky

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2404 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

13312

2 c.p.

Czechs, Germans and Jews in the Modern Central Europe

 

 

Dr. Dimitri Shumsky

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2102 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Comparative Literature

10510

2 c.p.

Masterpieces of World Literature I

 

 

Dr. Gur Zak

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 6837 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

10610

2 c.p.

20th Century Literatures: Basic Topics

 

 

Dr. Shimrit Peled

 

 

Spring Term | Tuesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2718 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

19523

2 c.p.

Ethics and Rhetoric in Franz Kafka

 

 

Prof. Yoav Rinon

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Room 2301 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Musicology

23121

4 c.p.

EU Institutions in Brussels

Study Trip

 

 

Mr. Sarig Sela

 

 

Fall Term | Sunday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2729 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Dr. Yosef Maurey

 

 

Fall Term | Sunday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2729 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Yiddish Studies

18871

4 c.p.

The Rise of Modern Yiddish Literature

 

 

Prof. David G. Roskies

 

 

Spring Term | Monday | 14:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2204 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

18877

2 c.p.

Life Experiences in Yiddish Writing

 

 

Prof. Avraham Novershtern

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 2501 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

38517

4 c.p.

The Balkans: Between East and West

 

 

Prof. Eyal Ginio

 

 

Annual | Thursday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2606 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of German, Russian and East European Studies

10615

2 c.p.

Landmarks of Criticism: From Plato to Nietzsche

 

 

Dr. Yael Levin

 

 

Fall Term | Tuesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2718 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32806

2 c.p.

Imagining Society: Civil Values and Aesthetic Practise in German Literatur 1785-1929

 

 

Prof. Birgit Erdle

 

 

Spring Term| Monday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2501 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32820

2 c.p.

Hoelderlin, Heidegger, Celan – an Uncanny Encounter (1942/1967)

 

 

Prof. Birgit Erdle

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2201 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

26230

2 c.p.

Meeting Points between Russian & German Literature – 20th Century

 

 

Dr. Michael Weiskopf

 

 

Spring Term | Tuesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2331 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32829

2 c.p.

German Poetry after 1945

 

 

Prof. Vivian Liska

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 2507 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Jewish Thought

14940

2 c.p.

Messianic thought during the Holocaust

 

 

Prof. Gershon Greenberg

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday & Thursday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2201 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

53841

4 c.p.

Lessons from Prague: Golem, Kafka and Critique

 

 

Prof. Gad Yair

 

 

Study Excursion | 19-24.02.2017

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of Political Science

56441

2 c.p.

Fascism - Past and Present

 

 

Dr. Ofer Cassif

 

 

Spring Term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 2203 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Department of International Relations

58725

2 c.p.

Israel, the EU and the Mediterranean: A Political Economy Perspective

 

 

Prof. Alfred Tovias

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 3305 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

58802

4 c.p.

Immigration to Europe

 

 

Dr. Tal Dingott Alkopher

 

 

Annual | Monday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 2304 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

58802

4 c.p.

European Security: From NATO to Immigration

 

 

Dr. Tal Dingott Alkopher

 

 

Annual | Monday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 3305 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

58385

2 c.p.

Regions of Peace and Regions of War: Europe, Asia and the Middle East

 

 

Prof. Karina Kagan

 

 

Fall Term | Monday | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Room 1706 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

Faculty of Law

62424

2 c.p.

The Holocaust and the Law

 

 

Al Arieh Barnea

 

 

Spring Term | Tuesday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 315 | Faculty of Law

 

 

 

62028

1 c.p.

International Law, Global Governance and the European Union

 

 

Prof. Jan Wouters (Institute for International Law, Catholic University of Leuven)

 

 

Fall Term

 

 

08.01.2017

18:30-20:00

 

15.01.2017

18:30-20:00

 

 

10.01.2017

18:30-20:00

 

17.01.2017

18:30-20:00

 

 

12.01.2017

16:30-20:00

 

19.01.2017

18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 307 | Faculty of Law

 

 

Syllabus