Dr. Gesine Palmer

Born in Strukdorf, Schleswig-Holstein in 1960. Studied Protestant theology, Jewish Studies and Religious history in Hamburg, Berlin and Jerusalem. Doctorate at the FU Berlin in the subject of historical theology with a thesis on the interpretation of Paul in the early Enlightenment. Worked as a research assistant at the FU and at the FEST Heidelberg. Since 2007 freelance author, publicist and eulogist.

Among her publications: Ein Freispruch für Paulus. John Tolands Theorie des Judenchristentums (Berlin, IKJ 1996). Fragen nach dem einen Gott (Hg.), Tübingen (Mohr/Siebeck) 2007. Tausend Tode. Über Trauer reden, Berlin (PalmArtPress) 2020.
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E-Mail: palmer@katholische-akademie-berlin.de

Prof. Dr. Elad Lapidot

Born in Jerusalem in 1976, Elad studied law and philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and got his PhD in philosophy from the Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. In recent years he has been teaching and conducting research at the University of Bern and at the Humboldt University Berlin.

Among his publications: Jews Out of the Question. A Critique of Anti-Anti-Semitism (SUNY Press, 2020); Heidegger and Jewish Thought. Difficult Others, edited by Elad Lapidot and Micha Brumlik (Rowman& Littlefield, 2018); Etre sans mot dire : La logiqe de ‘Sein und Zeit’ (Zeta Books, 2010).

E-Mail: lapidot@katholische-akademie-berlin.de

Dr. Stephan Steiner

Born in Feldkirch (Austria) in 1979, Stephan studied philosophy, theology and literature at the universities of Innsbruck, Tübingen and Paris. He held fellowships in Dresden, Vienna and at the University of Chicago. Dissertation on the political philosophy of Leo Strauss at the Max Weber Center, University of Erfurt. He worked as research assistant at the Philosophy Department of the University of Wuppertal and at the Center for Literary and Cultural Research in Berlin.

Among his publications: Weimar in Amerika. Leo Strauss’ Politische Philosophie (Schriftenreihe wissenschaftlicher Abhandlungen des Leo Baeck Instituts), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2013; Hans Blumenberg/Jacob Taubes: Briefwechsel 1961 – 1981 und weitere Materialien, ed. by Herbert Kopp-Oberstebrink and Martin Treml; with the collaboration of Anja Schipke and Stephan Steiner, Berlin: Suhrkamp 2013. 

E-Mail: steiner@katholische-akademie-berlin.de

Bri Anne Schröder

Born in Limburg an der Lahn (Hessen) in 1990, Bri joined the team as a research assistant, she studied Arabic Studies in Leipzig and Jordan and Theatre Education at the University of Arts, Berlin. She is currently enrolled in the master’s program Religion and Culture at the Humboldt University Berlin.

E-Mail: schroeder@katholische-akademie-berlin.de

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