Academia

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Michele Sarfatti in Germany

Historian René Moehrle’s reviews Sarfatti’s classic for the German press. When it first appeared in Italian, in 2000, Michele Sarfatti’s Gli ebrei nell’Italia Fascista. Vicende, identità, persecuzione (Einaudi) was instantly…

Two Centers for Sephardic Studies

The Society for Sefardic Studies was established was established in 2009. It is affiliated to the Ben-Zvi Institute for the Study of the Jewish Communities in the East and to…

USHMM Felloship

Approaching Deadline: 2015-2016 Fellowship- Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies: 2015–16 FELLOWSHIPS, link Deadline for Applications: November 30, 2014 The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies awards fellowships…