Our Life Was Divided

“Our Life Was Divided in Many Facets”1: Anna Foa Yona, an Anti-Fascist Jewish Refugee in Wartime United States Introduction Migration studies have dismissed the somewhat uncritical and romantic celebration of…


Max Ascoli

How Special Collections archival holdings tell the story of our time The Max Ascoli Archive Archivio del Senato Max Ascoli (1898-1978) created The Reporter in 1949, a magazine that became…


USHMM Summer Research Workshops

USHMM Summer Research Workshops The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invites proposals from Workshop Coordinator(s) to conduct two-week research workshops…


Italy and the Second World War

Call for Papers, “Italy and the Second World War” (Brill Publishing) (Deadline: 31 June 2015) This volume is a collection of essays that focus on the Italian experience of war…


Caucus on Italian-Jewish Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS – AAIS Caucus on Italian-Jewish Studies AAIS Annual Meeting in Boulder, CO (March 26-28, 2015) 1. Nazione ebrea e nuova Italia. Was the project of Italian statehood…


Beyond Camps

Conference: Beyond Camps and Forced Labor Beyond camps and forced labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution Fifth international multidisciplinary conference, to be held at Imperial War Museum…


Viterbi Visiting Professorship

Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies The UCLA Center for Jewish Studies invites applications for the Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies during the 2015-16 academic year. Rank…


Carlo Alberto Viterbo

Carlo Alberto Viterbo: A Neglected Figure of Italian Judaism   Carlo Alberto Viterbo (1889-1974) made wide-ranging contributions over many years to the development and dissemination of Jewish heritage in Italy,…


Beyond the Canon

Thinking Beyond the Canon: New Themes and Approaches in Jewish Studies March 8–9, 2015, University of California, Los Angeles Submissions due by October 31st. You may direct questions to….


A Polishman among Ethiopians

  A century before global Jewry reached out to Ethiopia’s community, a researcher named Jacques Faitlovitch sowed the seeds for a future ingathering. An odd sculpture recently appeared on the…