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Rabbi Brandt Lecture 2013:
The Language of Hostility Towards Jews

Lecture by Monika Schwarz-Friesel

11 November 2013

Portrait Monika Schwarz-Friesel

Monika Schwarz-Friesel
© Monika Schwarz-Friesel

The annual lectures of the Society for Christian-Jewish Cooperation honor Rabbi Dr. h.c. Henry G. Brandt for his impetuses in interreligious dialog. The language and cognitive scientist Professor Monika Schwarz-Friesel talks about the passing on and perpetuating of anti-Jewish stereotypes and resentments. Even today’s speech reflects phrases that were used in the Middle Ages and that during the Nazi era belonged to the standard repertoire of verbal discrimination against Jews.


11 November 2013, 5:30 pm


Old Building, second level, Great Hall



Registration is requested:

Gesellschaften für Christlich-Jüdische Zusammenarbeit (Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation)
Deutscher Koordinierungsrat e.V. (German Coordinating Council)
Otto-Weiß-Straße 2
61231 Bad Nauheim
Tel: +49 (0)6032 91110
Fax: +49 (0)6032 911125


Christina Peters
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 346
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 409

Professor Monika Schwarz-Friesel is a language and cognitive scientist and has headed the Department of General Linguistics at the Technical University of Berlin since 2010. Her research interests include current verbal anti-Semitism.

A cooperation with the German Coordination Council of the Societies for Christian-Jewish Cooperation (DKR).

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