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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

A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — A Specter Haunting Europe: The Myth of Judeo-Bolshevism
November 15, 2018
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Redemption Through Sin: The Biographical Background to Gershom Scholem's Most Famous Essay Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Redemption Through Sin: The Biographical Background to Gershom Scholem's Most Famous Essay
December 4, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • David Biale – Emanuel Ringelblum Distinguished Professor of Jewish History, University of California, Davis
Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History
April 11, 2019
4:30pm - 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
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Saskia Coenen Snyder – Associate Professor of Modern Jewish History and the Associate Director of the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies at the University of South Carolina, Columbia
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