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The Historical Uncanny

Vicarious Witnessing at the Boundaries of Holocaust Memory The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory is an ambitious work, offering nuanced and insightful studies of lesser-known…

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Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism (1780-1950)

Seminar, Oxford: Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism (1780-1950) Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies Jews, Liberalism, Antisemitism: the Dialectics of Inclusion (1780-1950) October 2016 to March 2017 Project Leaders:  Abigail Green (Brasenose…

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Un “plan Marshall juif”

Scott-Weaver on Hobson Faure, ‘Un “plan Marshall juif”: La présence juive américaine en France après la Shoah, 1944-1954’  American Jewish Philanthropy and Jewish Reconstruction in Postwar France Laura Hobson Faure’s…

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Transcultural memory

Call for papers: Transcultural memory and reception in Europe – 3rd plenary conference, Sofia, 18-21 April 2016 The ISTME network aims to investigate the transcultural dynamics of memory in Europe today. Studying…

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La Rassegna Invites Contributions

«La Rassegna Mensile di Israel» (RMI), founded in 1925 by Dante Lattes and Alfonso Pacifici, is one of the main academic and cultural journal devoted to Italian Judaism RMI accepts submissions…

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On Race and Law

I want to thank the Primo Levi Center for giving me the opportunity to read this terrific book and think about this fascinating topic. I have a very personal connection…

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Italian Jewish Culture in Denver

The culture of Italian Jewry is unlike any other Jewish culture in the world.  Their history goes back more than 2000 years to before the first exile from Jerusalem after…

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Sixty Years Fighting Oblivion

The Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan In a collection of essays published by Yad Vashem in 2009, David Bankier and Dan Michman devote one chapter to the simultaneous…