Andreas L. Fuchs has been a research fellow at the Georg Eckert Institute since 2007. His work focused primarily on Edumeres.net until he joined the project ‘Innovation through Tradition? Approaching cultural transformations during the Sattelzeit via Jewish educational media’ at its conception. He starting writing his PhD thesis in January 2014 within the project ‘Innovation through Tradition?’. In it he combines his research interests, examining the role of song in Jewish reform movements of the 19th century. Since January 2016, he has taken leave from the Georg Eckert Institute to work at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC.
He is a graduate of the University of Regensburg and holds a degree in Theology, an MA in Musicology and a qualification in East-West European Studies (‘Bohemicum’).
- Innovation through Tradition? Approaching cultural transformations during the Sattelzeit via Jewish educational media
Recent conference papers examine Jewish songs and dance, and their role in constructing and maintaining cultural identity. More information on the project and the research team can be found on the project website: jbm.gei.de.