Carl Heinrich Becker Lecture
Tue 14 Jun 2011
Exile and Bi-Nationalism: From Gershom Scholem to Edward Said
Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Wallotstr. 19, 14193 Berlin
Carl Heinrich Becker Lecture of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation 2011
The lecture by Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin and the introduction by Wolf Lepenies can be found here.
Arabic translations of the lecture have been published by the Journal of Palestinian Studies as "Al-manfa wa 'th-thuna'iyya al-qawmiyya min sholem wa arendt ila sa'id wa darwish" (in: majalla ad-dirasat al-filistiniyya (Journal of Palestinian Studies) 92 Autumn 2012, pp 114-141) and by Al-Karmil al-Jadid as "Al-manfa wa ath-thuna'iyya al-qawmiyya: min gershom sholem wa hannah arendt ila edward sa'id wa mahmud darwish" (in: Al-Karmil al-Jadid, 3-4, rabi' 2012, p. 77-122).
The translations can be read here:
The Journal of Palestinian Studies
Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin is Professor for Jewish History at the Department of Jewish History and chairs the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is also a senior research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. Raz-Krakotzkin studies both early modern Christian-Jewish discourse and Zionist historical consciousness.
Among his publications are: The Censor, the Editor and the Text: The Catholic Church and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon in the Sixteenth Century (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007), for which he received the Zalman Shazar Prize for Jewish History, and Exil et souveraineté. Judaïsme, sionisme et pensée binationale (La fabrique, 2007).
In 2003/4 Raz-Krakotzkin was a fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and he is a member of the Collegium of Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe.