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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

Salonika Jews in the Context of Modern and Contemporary European Jewish History Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Salonika Jews in the Context of Modern and Contemporary European Jewish History
October 19, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Devin E. Naar – Sephardic Studies Program Chair, Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies, Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies, University of Washington
In Search of Retribution: The Roles of Holocaust Survivors in Trials of Nazi Perpetrators in Postwar Germany Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — In Search of Retribution: The Roles of Holocaust Survivors in Trials of Nazi Perpetrators in Postwar Germany
November 30, 2017
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Laura Jockusch – Albert Abramson Assistant Professor of Holocaust Studies, Departments of History and of New Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University
German Jewry and the Allure of the Sephardic Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — German Jewry and the Allure of the Sephardic
February 15, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • John M. Efron – Koret Professor of Jewish History, University of Berkeley
The Nazi-Zionist Agreement and Jewish Public Culture: on ‘Rational’ and ‘Emotional’ in Politics Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — The Nazi-Zionist Agreement and Jewish Public Culture: on ‘Rational’ and ‘Emotional’ in Politics
March 22, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Hizky Shoham – Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary Program for Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies, Bar-Ilan University
Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Jews in Modern Europe Study Group — Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz
April 30, 2018
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Omer Bartov – John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History, Department of History, Brown University
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