Andreas Brämer is the associate director of the Institute for the History of German Jews in Hamburg and adjunct professor at the University of Hamburg, Germany. He is the author of numerous books, including Rabbi and Board: The History of the Jewish Community in Germany and Austria, 1809–1871 (in German; 1999); Rabbi Zacharias Frankel: The Science of Judaism and Conservative Reform in the 19th Century (in German; 2000); and a biography, Joseph Carlebach (2007). This year at the center Professor Brämer will continue work on his project “A Science of Faith? Wissenschaft des Judentums in Nineteenth-Century Germany between Denominational Theology and Empirical Research.”


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Andreas Brämer (2014-2015)