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Armin Langer

"German Integration Discourses in the 19th Century and Today: Similarities and Differences Between Jewish and Muslim Integration Strategies"
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Name
Armin Langer
E-Mail
langerar (at) hu-berlin.de
Web Adresse
https://www.arminlanger.net/

Armin Langer studierte Philosophie und jüdische Studien an der Universität Potsdam, Hebräischen Universität in Jerusalem und Eötvös-Loránd-Universität in Budapest. Seit 2018 promoviert er in Soziologie am Institut für Sozialwissenschaften der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. 

 

Akademischer und beruflicher Werdegang:

PhD in Soziologie / seit 2018

Institut der Sozialwissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

 

MA in Hebrew Letters and Title “Rabbi” / seit 2019

Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Wyncote, PA

 

Master’s Concentration in Israel Education Fellow / 2020-2021

The iCenter for Israel Eduation, Northbrook, IL

 

Visiting Research Scholar / 2019-2022

Summer Institute for Israel Studies Fellow / 2019

Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

 

Transatlantic Partnership on Memory & Democracy Fellow / 2019

Center for German Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

 

MA in Jüdischer Theologie / 2015-2018

School of Jewish Theology, Universität Potsdam

 

BA in Jüdischer Theologie / 2013-2015

School of Jewish Theology, Universität Potsdam

 

BA in Liberal Arts (Philology) / 2009-2013

Institute of Philosophy, Eötvös-Loránd-Universität, Budapest

 

 

Publikationen:

Eine größere Auswahl meiner Publikationen ist hier zu finden: https://www.arminlanger.net/academic-cv/

 

Monograph (Auswahl)

Langer, A. (2019) Vergeblich integriert? – Rabbiner Samson Raphael Hirsch und die jüdische Akkulturation im 19. Jahrhundert. Gans Verlag.

 

Herausgeberschaft

Keskinkilic, O. Z. and A. Langer, Eds. (2018) Fremdgemacht & Reorientiert: Jüdisch-muslimischer Verflechtungen. Verlag Yilmaz-Günay.

 

Beiträge in Sammelbänden (Auswahl)

Langer, A. (2022) “#LatinosForTrump: Latinx Social Media Support for Trump’s 2016 and 2020 Election Campaigns.” To be published in Latinx Representation in Popular Culture and New Media, edited by J. Jesse Ramirez and Anna Marta Marini. Brill.

Langer, A. (2022) “Dog-Whistle Politics as a Strategy of American Nationalists and Populists: Soros, the Rothschilds and Other Conspiracy Theories.” To be published in Nationalism and Populism: Expressions of Fear or Political Strategies?, edited by Carsten Schapkow and Frank Jacob. De Gruyter.

Langer, A. (2022) “Je Suis Chez Moi, Je Suis Français” – Notions of Be/longing in French Rapper Black M’s Music.” To be published in Entangled Histories of Art and Migration: Theories, Sites and Research Methods.

Langer, A. (2021) “Zwei Debatten aus Baden-Württemberg: „Deutschsein“ und der Ort religiöser Minderheiten im 19. Jahrhundert und in der Gegenwart.” To be published in Postsäkulare Politik? Emanzipation, jüdische Erfahrung und religiöse Gemeinschaften heute, edited by Lutz Fiedler and Christian Schmidt. Wallstein Verlag.

Langer, A. (2021) “The eternal George Soros: The rise of an antisemitic and Islamophobic conspiracy theory.” In Europe: A Continent of conspiracies: conspiracy theories in and about Europe, edited by André Krouwel and Andreas Önnerfors, pp. 163-184. Routledge.

Keskinkilic, O. Z. and A. Langer (2021) “Konkurrenz vs. Solidarität: Überlegungen zu den Chancen und Herausforderungen jüdisch-muslimischer Allianzen.” In Diskriminierung und Antidiskriminierung: Beiträge aus Wissenschaft und Praxis, edited by Gero Bauer, Maria Kechaja, Sebastian Engelmann and Lean Haug, pp. 201-212. Transcript.

Langer, A. (2019) “Christonormativity as religious neutrality: a critique of the concept of state religious neutrality in Germany.” In Religious freedom and the law: Emerging contexts for freedom for and from religion, edited by Brett G. Scharffs, Asher Maoz and Ashley Isaacson Wooley, pp. 182-195. Routledge.

 

Beiträge in Zeitschriften mit Peer-Review-Verfahren (Auswahl)

Langer, A. (2021) “Liberal and Orthodox approaches to the challenges of American Jewry in the 1920s: Rabbis Mordecai Kaplan’s and Bernard Revel’s reconstruction of Judaism for the new American realities.” To be published in Amerikastudien/American Studies: A Quarterly.

Langer, A. (2021) “Irish Nationalism as an Inspiration for American Zionists in the Early Twentieth Century: As Exemplified by Boston Lawyer Louis D. Brandeis’s Speeches and Writings” To be published in Studi Irlandesi: A Journal of Irish Studies.

Langer, A. (2020) “Adapting to Protestant Norms and American Republicanism: Jewish Integration in the Late Colonial and Early United States Periods on the Example of New York Congregation Shearith Israel.” Cadernos de Estudos Sefarditas 23, pp. 47-68.

Langer, A. (2020) “Judaism is not a religion, but a political organization’: German Jews under suspicion in the Age of Enlightenment and parallels to contemporary Islamophobic discourses.” Islamophobia Studies Yearbook 11, pp. 91-110. New Academic Press.

Langer, A. (2020) “Educating the Jews to become Germans: Herz Homberg’s ‘civilizing mission’ to the Jewish community of Galicia.” Journal for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe 1(1), pp. 157-178. De Gruyter. Available at https://www.degruyter.com/view/book/9783110671827/10.1515/9783110671827-010.xml (open access)

Langer, A. (2019) “A barbaric, bloody act’ – The anti-circumcision polemics of the Enlightenment and its internalization by nineteenth-century German Jews.” Body Politics 7(11), pp. 55-74. Available at http://bodypolitics.de/de/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ch04-langer.pdf (open access)

 

Projekte:

Dissertation: German integration discourses on Jewish and Muslim religious symbols in the Age of Enlightenment and today (2018-)

Forschungsprojekt am Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism an der University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana: „The ‘othering’ of Catholic and Jewish religious practices: An attempt to defend Protestant hegemony in the nineteenth-century United States“ (2021-2022)