Vivian Liska

Gewoon hoogleraar

Organization of conferences, workshops and other projects

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international workshop “Migration and the Bible”, Princeton University, 3-4 March 2019.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the international conference "Jewish Modernity in the Feminine: Jewish Women Writers and Thinkers in the 20th and 21st Centuries", University of Antwerp, 5-6 December 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "Text und Bild in der jüdischen Literatur", ETH Zürich, 26-28 November 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international study day "Écritures hors-pair: André et Simone Schwarz-Bart", University of Antwerp, 21 November 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international colloquium "La réception ou l'oubli d'Elie Wiesel dans le monde francophone et yiddishophone?", University of Antwerp, 25-26 October 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international workshop "The Invention of German-Jewish Modernity", The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 19-20 June 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "Biblical Politics: Literature, History, Political Thought", Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 30 May 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the "11th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries", University of Antwerp, 22 May 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the Annual International Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem Conference 2018 "200 Years of Wissenschaft des Judentums: Historiography, Ideology and the Challenge of a Usable Past", Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem, 18-20 February 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "Jews and Jesuits: Contacts Across the Ages", together with UCSIA, University of Antwerp, 1-2 February 2018.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international seminar "Blanchot and Kafka", University of Antwerp, 7-8 December 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "Citing Violence, Inciting Critique: Karl Kraus, 1933", University of Antwerp, 22-24 November 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "Joseph’s Dreams – Modern Visions", University of Princeton, 29 October 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "The Idea of Europe: The Clash of Projections", University of Vienna, 8-10 September 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international workshop "Beginning after the End: Forgetting and Remembering in Literature and Literary Studies in the Aftermath of 1945", Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 13 June 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the "10th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries", University of Antwerp, 16 May 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international seminar "Ecriture des origines/Origines des écritures: mémoires et histoires dans l'œuvre récente d'Hélène Cixous", University of Antwerp, 11-12 May 2017.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international colloquium "Mystical Freedom: Traditions and Future", University of Antwerp, 1-2 December 2016.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the international conference "German Modernism after Postmodernism", Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 15 June 2016.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the "9th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries", University of Antwerp, 10 May 2016.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference "Levinas, Law and Literature", University of Antwerp, 20-22 January 2016.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference of the Walter Benjamin Society "Spaces, Places, Cities and Spatiality", Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 13-16 December 2015.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference "Aspekte jüdischen Denkens im Werk Hermann Brochs", University of Antwerp, 21-23 October 2015.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference "Colonialism, Orientalism and the Jews. The Role of Gender and Postcolonial Studies Approaches", University of Antwerp, 24-26 June 2015.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference "Jews and Opera", University of Antwerp and Flemish Opera, 14-16 April 2015.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "The Avant-Garde and the Jews", University of Antwerp, 2-4 February 2015.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference "Judaism, Law and Literature", University of Antwerp, 14-17 July 2014.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the Reading Paul Celan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 18 June 2014.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "7th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries", University of Antwerp, 26 May 2014.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Disability in Jewish Thought and Culture", University of Antwerp, 31 March - 2 April 2014.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the workshop "Is There a Judeo-Christian Tradition?", University of Antwerp, 12-13 February 2014.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Variation within and across Jewish Languages", University of Antwerp, 26-28 June 2013.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Kafka and his Readers", Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 5 June 2013.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "6th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries", University of Antwerp, 22 May 2013.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "7th Independent Hannah Arendt Circle", University of Antwerp, 21-22 May 2013.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Places of Encounter - Jews and Non-Jews in the Low Countries between 1500 and 1800", University of Antwerp, 14 March 2013.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Klage/Eicha. Lament in Jewish Thought", University of Antwerp, 6-8 February 2013.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Kafka and the Paradox of the Universal", University of Antwerp, 12-14 December 2012.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the seminar "Représentations récentes de la Shoah dans les cultures francophones", University of Antwerp, 25-26 October 2012.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization of the conference "The Book of Job. Ethics, Aesthetics and Hermeneutics", Princeton University 14-16 October 2012.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the workshop "Law, Sacrifice and Morality: A Comparative View", University of Antwerp, 15-16 May 2012.

Liska, Vivian, Organization of the conference "Ancient Jewish Texts and the 'Literary'", University of Antwerp, Antwerp, 14-15 March 2012.

Liska, Vivian, Co-organization and lecture at the international conference "Schrift/Script: Writing and image-character in the work of Walter Benjamin", Princeton University, USA, 3-5 November 2011.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference "Margins, Borders and Peripheries," University of Antwerp, Antwerp, 5-7 September 2011.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference "Contemporary Perspectives on the Holocaust," University of Antwerp, Antwerp, 16-17 June 2011.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference "Tradition and Modernity in Jewish History and Culture," Antwerp. 31 May - 1 June 2011.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop "Comparative Diasporas," University of Antwerp, Antwerp, 20-23 June 2011. 

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Jews, Commerce, and Culture”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 20-23 June 2010.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Third Contact Day Jewish Studies On The Low Countries”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 11 May 2010.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “André et Simone Schwarz-Bart: diasporas entretissées et écritures connectées”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 19 April 2010.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “The Representation of the Holocaust under Question: Jonathan Littell's Les Bienveillantes”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 17 December 2009.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Jewish Music in the Renaissance”, University of Antwerp/AMUZ. Antwerp. 22-23 October 2009.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Walter Benjamins Treue – True to Walter Benjamin?”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 14-17 September 2009.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Jewish Studies on the Low Countries”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 20 May 2009.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Joodse scholen in de schaduw van de wet. Het joodse onderwijs en de Belgische onderwijspolitiek” (Jewish Schools in the Shadow of the Law. Jewish Education and Belgian Education Policy), University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 19 May 2009.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Jacques Derrida: ‘plus que juif / more than Jewish’ ”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 19 February 2009.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “The Jewish Book in a Christian World”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 25-27 June 2008.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Joodse Studies in de Lage Landen”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 19 May 2008.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Recht voor een minderheid. Twee eeuwen institutionele inbedding van de joodse eredienst in België”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 19 May 2008.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Jewishness, Literature and the Child”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 12-14 December 2007.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Eli Schönfeld (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) “Emmanuel Lévinas: een joods denker in het grensgebied van de filosofie”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 14, 15, 20 & 22 November 2007.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the symposium “Jewish Philosophy in the Arabic World”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 18 October 2007.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Prof. Dr. Geoffrey Hartman (Yale University) “Angels in the Academy. On a Midrash of Genesis 32:27”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 16 October 2007.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Prof. Dr. Yitskhok Niborski (Maison de la Culture Yiddish - Bibliothèque Medem - Université Paris-VII) “Het Werk van Zalmen Shneyer”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 9, 16 & 30 May 2007.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Wien und die jüdische Erfahrung 1900 – 1938. Akkulturation, Antisemitismus, Zionismus”, University of Vienna. Vienna. 19-22 March 2007.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Response, Remembrance, Representation: A Dialogue Between Postwar Jewish Literatures”, Universities of Antwerp & Ghent. Antwerp / Ghent. 6-7 November 2006.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop “Contentious Politics in Israel: Past and Present”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 18-19 October 2006.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Modernism and the Modern through the Ages”. Conference of the Coordinating Committee of the ICLA, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 14-15 June 2006.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Messianism and the Law”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 11-12 May 2006.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the junior scholars' conference “On The Outlook: Figures of the Messianic”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 10-11 May 2006.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Eva Meyer “What Does The Veil Know?”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 1 February 2006.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Benjamin - Agamben: Symposium über das Politische im 21. Jahrhundert”, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf. Düsseldorf. 24 November 2005.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Prof. Dr. Yitskhok Niborski (Maison de la Culture Yiddish - Bibliothèque Medem - Université Paris-VII) “J. L. Peretz en het Chassidisme”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 23 & 30 November & 7 December 2005.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Hans Jonas: Philosopher and Jew”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 1 June 2005.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Saving Sirens. Knowledge and Seduction”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 17 May 2005.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Prof. Dr. Yitskhok Niborski (Maison de la Culture Yiddish - Bibliothèque Medem - Université Paris-VII) “De Mesjoliem van Eliëzer Steinbarg”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 24 February 2005.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the graduate conference “Reconceptualizing Jewishness in Postwar Europe”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 12-14 January 2005.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Theodor Herzl (1860-1904) - Between Europe and Zion”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 27-29 April 2004.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the seminar with Prof. Dr. Joseph Sherman (Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford) “De mythe van de joodse paus”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 12 February 2004.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Tussen Neo-Kantianisme en Postmodernisme: Facetten van de joodse filosofie in de 20e eeuw”, University of Antwerp. Antwerp. 17 December 2003.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop “Literatuur en identiteit: tussen particularisme en metaforisering”, Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Igatius Antwerpen. Antwerpen. 22 May 2003.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop and panel with Geoffrey Hartman “Aestheticide and what we call Cultural Studies”, Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Igatius Antwerpen. Antwerpen. 8 May 2003.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop “Celans Lyrik und die Grenze von Interpretation und Übersetzung”, Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Igatius Antwerpen. Antwerpen. 10 Apr. 2003.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “Contemporary Jewish Writing in Europe”, Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Igatius Antwerpen. Anwerpen. 23-24 Oct. 2002.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the conference “The Instance of Trauma”, Universitaire Instellingen Antwerpen. Antwerpen. 31 May 2001.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop “Modernism: a Project”, Universitaire Instellingen Antwerpen. Antwerpen. 25 May 1999.

Liska, Vivian. Organization of the workshop with Geoffrey Hartman “The Fateful Question of Culture”, Universitaire Instellingen Antwerpen. Antwerpen. 18 May 1998.

Liska, Vivian. Co-Organization of the conference “Narrating Selves and Others: Feminist Theory in Practice. An Interdisciplinary Conference on Sociocultural Critique and (Auto)biography”, Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen. 28-29 Nov. 1997.

Liska, Vivian. Organization international conference “From Memory to History. Controversies about Holocaust Remembrance,” Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen, Provinciehuis. 12 May 1997.