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Event Series

Jews in Modern Europe Seminar


This seminar welcomes presentations on work in progress in the history, politics, society, and culture of modern European Jewry. Its purview reaches from early modernity to the present, and it welcomes presentations with a comparative, transnational, and international orientation as well as a specific national focus.

Note: This seminar was formerly known as the Jews in Modern Europe Study Group. For details and past events see here.

Seminar Events Calendar

Ghetto: The History of a Word Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — Ghetto: The History of a Word
October 22, 2020
1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Daniel B. Schwartz – Associate Professor of History, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University
WEBINAR | Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Central Asia and the Middle East Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — WEBINAR | Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Central Asia and the Middle East
November 6, 2020
12:00pm - 1:15pm
  • Mikhal Dekel – Professor and Director of the Rifkind Center for the Humanities and Arts, City College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History & Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, CES, Harvard University
WEBINAR | The Jewish Eighteenth Century and the Transformative Year 1782 Jews in Modern Europe Seminar — WEBINAR | The Jewish Eighteenth Century and the Transformative Year 1782
December 3, 2020
1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Shmuel Feiner – Professor of Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University; Chair, The Historical Society of Israel
  • Chair Derek J. Penslar – William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Harvard University; CES Resident Faculty & Seminar Chair, Harvard University
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