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The Paidea Decennial Conference

Participant profiles


Zygmunt Bauman, Poland/UK, Professor Emeritus in Sociology at the University of Leeds

Michael Berenbaum, the US, Director of the Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics and Professor of Jewish Studies at the American Jewish University

David Bitter, Hungary, Paideia Alumn and Psychologist

Isabel Blommé, Sweden, Cellist

Michael Brenner, Germany, Professor of Jewish History and Culture at the University of Munich.

Avraham Burg, Israel, Former chairman of the Jewish Agency and Speaker of the Knesset

Catherine Chalier, France, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris Ouest, Nanterre

Lars Dencik, Denmark/Sweden, Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Roskilde

Eva Ekselius, Sweden, Paideia Alumna and PhD in Comparative Literature

Jan Eliasson, Sweden, Former President of the United Nations General Assembly

Konstanty Gebert, Poland, Journalist

Moshe Halbertal, Israel, Professor in Philosophy at Hebrew University

Rani Jaeger, Israel, Director of the School for Teacher Education, the Shalom Hartman Institute

Marion Kahnemann, Germany, Paideia Alumna and Sculptress

Anne Kalmering, Sweden, Paideia Alumna and Singer

Marcell Kenesei, Hungary, Paideia Alumn and Deputy Director of the Israeli Cultural Institute in Budapest

Antony Lerman, UK, Former director of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research London

Lilla Kören, Sweden, Choir

Yair Lipshitz, Israel, PhD in Theatre Studies, Tel-Aviv University

Eric Nelson, the US, Professor in Government at Harvard University

Christian Nilsson, Sweden, Paideia Alumn and PhD Candidate in Philosophy at Södertörn högskola

Miriam Oldenburg, Sweden, Accordionist and Pianist

Lena Posner-Körösi, Sweden, Chairman of the Swedish Council of Jewish Communities

Oriol Poveda, Spain, Paideia Alumn, Translator and Writer

Göran Rosenberg, Sweden, Author and Journalist

Kerstin Sahlin, Sweden, Professor in Business Administration and Vice-Rector of Uppsala University

Barbara Lerner Spectre, Sweden/Israel/the US, Founding Director Paideia

Semmy Stahlhammar, Sweden, Paideia Alumn and Violinist

Ute Steyer, Sweden/US, Paideia Alumna, Rabbi, Research and Program Manager at Yeshiva University and The Jewish Theological Seminary

Jesper Svartvik, Sweden, Krister Stendahl Professor of Theology of Religions at Lund University and at the Swedish Theological Institute in Jerusalem

Gabriel Urwitz, Sweden, Chairman of the Paideia Board and PhD in Financial Economics

Noomi Weinryb, Sweden, Paideia Alumna and PhD candidate in Organizational Research at the Department of Business Administration at Uppsala University

Alan Wolfe, the US, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College