And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe
Thursday, 11 September 2014 from 10:15 to 18:00 (BST)
All day symposium with leading academics speaking about the aftermath of the First World War and its effect on European Jewish communities.
Organised by the Jewish Historical Society of England in association with the
Institute of Jewish Studies, UCL
Open to all, pre-registration only.
10.25am: Welcome by the President of the Jewish Historical Society of England
10.30am: Sarah Panter (University of Mainz):
The Impact of the Great War on Jewish Soldiers in Europe and the USA
11.45am: Todd Endelman (University of Michigan):
The Legacy of Military Service in the Palestine Campaign: The Case of Redcliffe Salaman
12.30 – 2.00pm lunch break
2.00pm: Zehavit Stern (University of Oxford):
"There's something suspicious about him": the Jew as uncanny
in an interwar Yiddish playlet
2.45pm: David Rechter (University of Oxford):
The End of Empire and the Afterlife of Habsburg Jewry
4.00pm: Glenda Abramson (University of Oxford):
"Evening falls on Europe’s shoulders." Uri Zevi Greenberg’s
4.45pm: Tony Kushner (University of Southampton):
The politics of British Jewry and the memory of the First World War
When & Where
Institute of Jewish Studies UCL with the Jewish Historical Society of England
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