Dr. Nina Fischer

Projektkoordinatorin LOEWE-Forschungsschwerpunkt  „Religiöse Positionierung“


 

Campus Bockenheim
Juridicum, Raum 104a
Senckenberganlage 31
60325 Frankfurt am Main

 

Tel: +49-(0)69-798-33286
Email: N.Fischer[at]em.uni-frankfurt.de


Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Literatur, Religion und Politik
  • Jüdische Literatur und Kultur in Israel und der Diaspora
  • Holocaustforschung
  • Erinnerungsforschung
  • Israel/Palästina
  • Interreligiöse Beziehungen

Aktuelles Forschungsprojekt

„Narrating Jerusalem: Cultural Explorations of a Contested City“ (zur Projektbeschreibung)


Kurzvita

Seit 2017  Projektkoordinatorin LOEWE-Schwerpunkt „Religiöse Positionierung“

2015-16  Teaching Fellow in Religious and Jewish Studies, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

2013/2015  Fellowships, Australian National University

2013-14  Fellowship, Program in Cultural Studies, Hebräische Universität Jerusalem

2009-12  Koordinatorin Forschungsgruppe „Geschichte & Gedächtnis“, Universität Konstanz

2009  Promotion in Literaturwissenschaft, Universität Konstanz (Betreuung: Prof. Dr. Aleida Assmann, Prof. Dr. Hana Wirth-Nesher)

2004-7  Forschungsaufenthalt an der Universität Tel Aviv

2004  Praktikum Gedenkstätte Buchenwald

2003  M.A. und 1.Staatsexamen: Anglistik, Germanistik, Universität Konstanz mit Studienaufenthalten an der University of Warwick und der Universität Tel Aviv


Publikationen

Monographien

Memory Work: The Second Generation. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 (Memory Studies Series), vii, 262 p.

Rezensionen:
Bladek, M. “Book Review: Memory Work: The Second Generation.” Life Writing (2017) 1-4.
Krondorfer, B. “Book Review: Memory Work: The Second Generation.” Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network (2017).

Herausgeberschaften

Entangled Pasts: Transnational Memories in Australia and Germany. Special Issue von Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture 4, No. 1 (2013), co-edited mit Jacqueline Lo and Kate Mitchell.

Aufsätze in Zeitschriften

“Facing the Arab ‘Other’?: Jerusalem in Jewish Women’s Comics.” Studies in Comics 6.2 (2015): 291-311. (Special Issue: Comics by Jewish Women).

“Landscapes of Scripture and Conflict: Cultural Memories and the Israeli West Bank Barrier.” Landscapes 15.2 (2014): 143-155. (Special Issue: Landscape and Conflict).

“Writing a Whole Life: Maria Lewitt’s Holocaust/Migration Narratives in ‘Multicultural’ Australia.” Life Writing 11.4 (2014): 391-410. (Special Issue: Displaced Women: Eastern European Post-War Narratives in Australia).

“Graphic Novels Explore an (Un-)Holy Land.” Quest: Issues in Contemporary Jewish History 6 (2013): 73-107. (Special Issue: Travels to the “Holy Land”: Perceptions, Representations, and Narratives).

“Searching for a Lost Place: European Returns in Jewish Australian Second Generation Memoirs.” Crossings: A Journal of Migration and Culture 4.1 (2013): 31-50.

“Introduction: Entangled Pasts.” Crossings: A Journal of Migration and Culture 4.1 (2013): 3-11. (mit Jacqueline Lo und Kate Mitchell).

“Re-inscribing Holocaust Memory: Ruth Klüger’s still alive as American Jewish Autobiography.” Holocaust Studies: A Journal of History and Culture 18.3 (2012): 37-75.

“‘And I did want to pass’: Reading Canadian Second Generation Holocaust Memoirs as Migration Texts.” Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik: A Quarterly for Language, Literature and Culture 59.2 (2011): 109-122 (Special Issue: Crossroads: Canadian Cultural Intersections).

“Investigating (in) multicultural Jerusalem: Jonathan Kellerman‘s The Butcher‘s Theatre.” Religion and the Arts 5.1-2 (2011): 111-129 (Special Issue: Jerusalem).

Aufsätze in Sammelbänden

“Religious Ritual, Injustice, and Resistance: Praying Politically in Israel/Palestine.” In Crossing Ritual Borders? Opportunities, Limits and Obstacles, herausgegeben von Marianne Moyaert. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019 (im Erscheinen).

“Remembering/Imagining Palestine from Afar: The Homeland in Contemporary Palestinian Diaspora Literature.” In Homeland and Exile, herausgegeben von Asher Biemann, Richard I. Cohen und Sarah Wobick-Segev, 2019 (im Erscheinen).

“Seeing and Unseeing the Dome of the Rock: Conflict, Memory, and Belonging in Jerusalem.” In Spatialising Peace and Conflict: Mapping the Production of Place, Sites and Scales of Violence, herausgegeben von Annika Björkdahl und Susanne Buckley-Zistel. Houndsmills: Palgrave Macmillan, (2016): 242-264. (Series: Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies)

“Das Schweigen und das Kind: Der Holocaust in der israelischen Gesellschaft in David Grossmans Momik.” In Schweigen herausgegeben von Jan und Aleida Assmann. München, Paderborn: Fink, (2013): 167-191.

Weitere Veröffentlichungen

Rezension: Gutman, Yifat. Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future of Israel-Palestine. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2017. H-Judaic (im Erscheinen).

Ahed Tamimi, a Dangerous Girl?” The Dangerous Women Project, Institute of Advanced Studies, The University of Edinburgh http://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/the-dangerous-womenproject/ (April 6, 2016).

“Looking at Jerusalem through a Scottish Lens: On Being the Edgar Astaire Fellow in Jewish Studies at the University of Edinburgh,” BAJS Bulletin (2015).

“Stoff für einen Roman: Ein Bericht über das Literatursymposium ‘Begegnung mit Zeruya Shalev,’” Uni’kon 26 (2007): 18-20.