With the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States
Sarah Abrevaya Stein
Professor, Maurice Amado Chair in Sephardic Studies, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles
April 9, 2014
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Hoffmann Room, Adolphus Busch Hall
European Jewish historians have long considered citizenship a sine qua non: Jews either had it, or they did not. This talk will demonstrate that in the early decades of the twentieth century, and particularly during the First World War and its immediate aftermath, citizenship existed on a spectrum for many Jews who were Ottoman by birth but extraterritorial by circumstance.