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The Academic Advisory Council of the Jewish Museum Berlin

The Academic Advisory Council of the Jewish Museum Berlin is appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Museum Berlin, most recently on June 3, 2024. According to its statutes, members of the council are appointed or reappointed every five years. The council advises the Board of Trustees and the director on specialist topics.

Its current members are:

  • Emily D. Bilski – art historian, independent curator of numerous exhibitions in Europe, the USA and Israel
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Brenner – Professor of Jewish History and Culture at the University of Munich, and Seymour and Lillian Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies at the American University in Washington, D.C., USA
  • Prof. Dr. Anja Dauschek – Director of the Altonaer Museum in Hamburg since 2017
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dan Diner – Professor Emeritus of Modern History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalum and former Director of the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture
  • PD Dr. Yael Kupferberg – since 2020 project manager and research associate at the Center for Research on Antisemitism, TU Berlin / Research Institute for Social Cohesion, 2022 deputy professorship Martin Buber Professorship for Jewish Philosophy of Religion, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Hahn – Professor of German at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christoph Markschies – President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Professor of Ancient Christianity and Patristics and Director of the Institute Church and Judaism at Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Prof. Dr. Daniel Schönpflug – Professor of History at Freie Universität Berlin, Head of Academic Programs at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin since 2015

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