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And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe

Institute of Jewish Studies UCL with the Jewish Historical Society of England

Thursday, 11 September 2014 from 10:15 to 18:00 (BST)

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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.

  

Programme:

 

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 

11.15am: coffee 

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 

3.30pm-4.00pm: tea 

4.00pm: Glenda Abramson (University of Oxford): 

  "Evening falls on Europe’s shoulders." Uri Zevi Greenberg’s 

 apocalyptic vision 

4.45pm: Tony Kushner (University of Southampton): 

The politics of British Jewry and the memory of the First World War 

5.30pm: Reception.

 

 

 

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When & Where

Anatomy Building, UCL
Gower Street,
WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Thursday, 11 September 2014 from 10:15 to 18:00 (BST)


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Institute of Jewish Studies UCL with the Jewish Historical Society of England

UCL Institute of Jewish Studies (IJS) is a research centre dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of Jewish scholarship and civilisation at the highest level of academic excellence. The IJS was founded in 1953 with the principle that there should be no barriers to learning. To join our MAILING LIST for events updates direct to your inbox, please send an email with 'Mailing List' in the subject to: ijs@ucl.ac.uk  You can now follow us on Twitter at @InstJewishStudy.

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