Steven E. Aschheim

South Africa, 1942

Steven E. Aschheim is Professor Emeritus of History at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he was previously director of the Franz Rosenzweig Research Centre for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History. He specializes in German-Jewish and European cultural history and is the author of such influential studies as The Nietzsche Legacy in Germany, 1890-1990 (1992) and Beyond the Border: The German-Jewish Legacy Abroad (2007). In 2012, Aschheim published At the Edges of Liberalism: Junctions of European, German and Jewish History.