Joshua Shelly wins Leo Baeck Institute Fellowship

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Josh Shelly

Congratulations to Joshua Shelly, third-year student in CDG, for winning a prestigious fellowship for 2019-2020 from the Leo Baeck Institute. He writes: "This academic year, I will begin researching and writing my dissertation about Theodor Herzl's Altneuland, as well as the literary works which inspired Herzl and and those which were inspired by him.  My project specifically looks at the manner in which German Jewish literature played a pivotal role in (re)imagining and (re)creating Jewish spaces in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  The Leo Baeck Institute Fellowship Programme will provide me with the necessary support to pursue this project, including giving me the time to spend in several archives.