Simon Steffgen, B.A.
Student Research Assistant at the Adjunct Professorship of Jewish Studies and Philosophy, University of Potsdam
- Lurian Kabbalah
- Philosophic anthropology
- 2010-2014 B.A. in Sociology and philosophy at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg i. Brsg.
- 2014-1015 Stay abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
- Since 2015 Study of philosophy at University of Potsdam
Research Associate in the externally funded project "The Emergence of the Modern Jewish Book Culture 1750-1812" (funding from German-Israeli Foundation, 2008-2011)
- Born 1974 and raised in East Stroudsburg /USA.
- 1996 Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, Carlisle/USA in political sciences and German studies
- 2003 Magister Artium, Humboldt-University Berlin in philosophy, political sciences and gender studies
- From 2002 work as freelancing publicist, translator and lecturer
- From May 2005 doctorate on “Saul Ascher: Leben, Werk, Wirkung, Rezeption” (“Saul Ascher: Life, Work, Influence, Reception”) at the Department of Philosophy at University of Potsdam
- From 2008 Research associate in the GIF Project “The Emergence of the Modern Jewish Book Market and its Creators 1755-1812”
- From 2009 Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy at University of Potsdam
- Died in February 2013
2004-2007 Research assistant in the project “The Library of the Haskalah 1750-1825”, sponsored by the German-Israeli-Foundation
Currently head of publishing and digitalization / field librarian of religious studies, Jewish studies/Jewish theology, education, psychology and music at the university library of University of Potsdam