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Jews in Modern Europe Study Group


This interdisciplinary Study Group presents the latest research that re-thinks the unique position of Jews in modern and contemporary European society. It explores the cultural, intellectual, social and political experience of European Jewry from a historical perspective and its influence on major issues facing Europe today.


Study Group Events Calendar

Polish Historical Politics and the Future of POLIN (Museum of the history of Polish Jews) Contemporary Europe & Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Polish Historical Politics and the Future of POLIN (Museum of the history of Polish Jews)
September 5, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Dariusz Stola – Director, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
  • Chair Grzegorz Ekiert – Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Government and CES Director, Harvard University
The Italian Executioners: The Genocide of the Jews of Italy Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — The Italian Executioners: The Genocide of the Jews of Italy
October 4, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Simon Levis Sullam – Associate Professor of Modern History, Ca' Foscari, University of Venice
 Expelling the Jews: Wartime Plans to Expel Jews from Eastern Europe after the Second World War Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Expelling the Jews: Wartime Plans to Expel Jews from Eastern Europe after the Second World War
October 11, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Gil Rubin – Israel Institute Postdoctoral Fellow, the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University
Kristallnacht as Crescendo and Overture Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Kristallnacht as Crescendo and Overture
November 8, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Peter Hayes – Professor of History and German, Theodore Zev Weiss Holocaust Educational Foundation Professor of Holocaust Studies Emeritus, Northwestern University
  • Respondent Alex Sagan – Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University; Co-Chair, Jews in Modern Europe, CES, Harvard University
The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism in Europe Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism in Europe
November 15, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
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