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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, via email, phone or text message.

Shimrit Ron, symposium coordinator


In urgent cases (if Shimrit is unavailable) call:

Gad Kaynar-Kissinger, symposium organaiser


Ira Avneri, symposium organaiser


The organisers wish to extend our grateful thanks to all the sponsors who have facilitated this Brecht Symposium:

The Humanities and Social Sciences Fund, The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Tel Aviv University Conference Committee

The Yolanda and David Katz Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University

The Department of Theatre Arts, Tel Aviv University

School of the Arts, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Haifa

The Department of Theatre Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Department of German Language and Literature, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Goethe-Institute Israel

The Israeli Association for Theatre Research

The Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem for the Study of German-Jewish History and Culture

The Minerva Institute for German History

The Shirley and Leslie Porter School of Cultural Studies, The Marcel Reich-Ranicki Chair of German Literature, Tel Aviv University

We are deeply grateful to all the many people who assisted us in preparing and enabling the event – the IBS, Tel Aviv University, our partner universities in Israel and in Germany; as well as our generous sponsors, our devoted team and all the students who contributed their time. You are too numerous to mention by name but we would like to express our appreciation and admiration for your goodwill and devotion, above and beyond the “call of duty”.

The Organising Committee



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