university of melbourne

Is it Kosher to talk about
Jews and Money

The Centre for Jewish History and Culture

School of Languages, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne

The Centre for Jewish History and Culture presents

Dr Gideon Reuveni

Tuesday 20 March 2007, 6.00 PM

Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A
University of Melbourne
Parkville Melbourne Australia

Gideon Reuveni is the newly appointed lecturer in modern Jewish and European history at the University of Melbourne. Dr Reuveni received his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has taught at universities in Israel, Germany and the USA. His central research and teaching interest lies in the cultural and social history of Germany as well as modern Jewish history and the history of reading. His recent area of research is at the intersection of Jewish history and economics.

Gideon Reuveni is the prize-winning author of Reading Germany: Literature and Consumer Culture in Germany before 1933 (New York: Berghahn Books, 2006) and the co-editor of Jüdische Geschichte lesen. Texte der jüdischen Geschichtsschreibung im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Munich: Beck Verlag, 2003) and Emancipation through Muscles: Jews in European Sport, edited with Michael Brenner (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2006).


Gabrielle Murphy

School of Historical Studies

t: 03 8344 5961


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