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Rolf Blase, M.A.

Functions at the Department

    • Organizing Office Jewish Studies
    • Maintenance of the department website
    • General information and student counselling
    • Contact person for the abraod study program "Studium in Israel"

           

          Photo: Eik Dödtmann

          Academic Career

          • 2006-2007: Catholic theology (Diploma) at the Theological Faculty at Fulda
          • 2007-2010: Catholic theology (Magister Theologiae) at University of Erfurt
          • 2010-2011: Jewish Studies at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
          • 2011-2013: Catholic theology at University of Erfurt, degree: Mag. Theol. (1.5)
          • 2013-2016: Jewish Studies at University of Potsdam, degree: Master of Arts (1.0)
          • Since April 2016: part-time employment at the Department of Jewish Studies (Organizating Office Jewish Studies, teaching in the field of Yiddish language and literature)
          • Since April 2017: doctorate on the topic "I. L. Peretz: Folkstimlekhe geshikhtn zwischen Tradition und Moderne" (I. L. Peretz: Popular stories in tradition and modernity)
          • Since October 2019: Studies in Old Catholic and Oecumenical Theology (Master) at  Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn

          Research Interests

          • Modern Yiddish literature. Focus areas: I. L. Peretz, Eliezer Shtaynbarg, folklore and fairy tales
          • Associate of the research project Jüdische Friedhöfe in Brandenburg (Jewish Cementaries in Brandenburg, page in German). Publication: Blase, Rolf: Die jüdischen Friedhöfe in Prenzlau als Zeugnisse jüdischer Stadtgeschichte, in: Mitteilungen des Uckermärkischen Geschichtsvereins zu Prenzlau, (22) 2015, pp. 32-53.)

          Courses

          summer semester 2014 - winter semester 2016/17

          Tutor for language courses (Biblical Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, Yiddish)

          summer semester 2017

          Seminar (together with Lia Martyn): Ein jiddischer Fabeldichter der Bukowina: Eliezer Shteynbarg (part 1: fables)

          Tutorial Biblical Hebrew

          Tutorial Yiddish

          winter semester 2017/18

          Seminar (together with Lia Martyn): Ein jiddischer Fabeldichter der Bukowina: Eliezer Shteynbarg (part II: fairytales)

          Tutorial Biblical Hebrew

          Tutorial Yiddish 

          summer semester 2018

          Seminar (together with Lia Martyn): Y.L. Perets an the Czernowitz Conference 1908

          Tutorial Yiddish

          winter semester 2018/19

          Tutorial Yiddish