October, 2018

11Oct2:00 pm- 4:00 pmRace Laws (1938-2018): Manuela Consonni2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Italian Jewish Studies Seminar:Italian Jewish Studies Seminar

Event Details

A series of programs on the Italian Race Laws on their eightieth anniversary.

A collaboration of Centro Primo Levi with NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò and Department of Italian, The New School for Social Research, Eugene Lang College and the Columbia Seminar for Modern Italian Studies.



History Department at Eugene Lang College, the New School for Social Research and The Janey Program in Latin American Studies.

Manuela Consonni (The Hebrew University and Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism).   Title to be announced

Manuela Consonni is professor of history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism. Her latest books are Resistenza o Shoah, the Memory of the Deportation and Extermination in Italy between 1945-1985 (Magnes University Press 2010) and L’eclisse dell’antifascismo. Resistenza, questione ebraica e cultura politica in Italia 1943-1989 (Laterza Publisher 2015). She has published on Italian Jewish History, Shoah literature and Holocaust studies, on Antisemitism, on memory and national identity buildung in Western Europe, and on gender issues. Among her articles: “Primo Levi, Robert Antelme and the Body of the Muselman,” Partial Answers 7/2 (June 2009): 243-259; “The new grammar of the Otherness: Europe, the Shoah and the Jews”, Jewish History, 24, 2, 2010. She has recently received a grant from the Van Leer Institute of Jerusalem for the research group on `Bracketing Difference. The Internal Stranger. A Reassment”.

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