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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

Writing a Common History Textbook in a Conflict Zone: The European Model and the Israeli-Palestinian Case Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Writing a Common History Textbook in a Conflict Zone: The European Model and the Israeli-Palestinian Case
April 8, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Eyal Naveh – Visiting Professor of History and CES Resident Faculty (Spring 2019); Professor of History, Tel Aviv University
  • Chair Derek Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Modern Jewish History, Harvard University; Resident Faculty, CES, Harvard University
Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History
April 11, 2019
4:45pm - 6:00pm
  • Steven Zipperstein – The Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History, Stanford University
Like Dewdrops in the Waving Grass: Diamonds, Jews, and Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Trade Jews in Modern Europe study Group — Like Dewdrops in the Waving Grass: Diamonds, Jews, and Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Trade
May 2, 2019
4:45pm - 6:00pm
  • Saskia Coenen Snyder – Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and the Associate Director of the Walker Institute and International and Area Studies, University of South Carolina
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