For other events related to Jewish Studies, please check our Links of Interest page

We would like to highlight 2 lecture series at Harvard:

Jews in Modern Europe, (The Center for European Studies): Calendar of Events

Jews of Russia/Eastern Europe Seminar, (The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies): Calendar of Events

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FALL 2017 UPCOMING EVENTS:
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Monday, September 11, 4:15 pm: Geraldine Gudefin

Navigating the Civil and Religious Worlds: Jewish Immigrants & Marital Laws in France and the United States 1881-1939

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Phyllis Cohen Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/09/jews-in-modern-europe-study-group-tba-1

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Tuesday, September 12, 5:00 pm: Art Spiegelman

Comix, Jews ’n Art? Dun’t Esk!!

Art Spiegelman is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Artist/Illustrator and author of Maus, In the Shadow of No Towers, and Breakdowns

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall
45 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required

*Limit of 4 tickets per person
*FREE PICK-UP at the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St. starting on Tuesday, August 29 until September12. Tickets will be also be available at the door at 3:00PM pending availability

You may also *purchase tickets by phone, 617-496-2222 or online www.boxoffice.harvard.edu for a small fee

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, September 18, 4:15 pm: Adam Teller

In the Wake of Catastrophe: Jewish Refugees Following the Khmelnytsky Uprising

CGIS South Building, Room S050
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please contact Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Seminar in Ukrainian Studies at 617-495-4053

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, September 27, 4:15 pm: Derek Penslar

Messiah or "Simple Son"? Theodor Herzl and East European Jewry

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S153
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please click on link for more details
https://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/messiah-or-simple-son-theodor-herzl-and-east-european-jewry

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Monday, October 2, 5:15 pm: Adam Afterman

The Rise of the ‘Holy Spirit’ in 13th–16th c. Kabbalah

Mahindra Humanities Center
Barker Center, Room 133
12 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call Center for the Study of World Religions, 617-495-4495.

Please see the event publicity for more details

Please click on link for more details
https://cswr.hds.harvard.edu/news/upcoming-events?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D125067633%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D

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Wednesday, October 11, 4:15 pm: Roman Katsman

New Literary Geography: Demarginalization of Contemporary Russophone Literature in Israel

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S153
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please click on link for more details
https://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/new-literary-geography-demarginalization-contemporary-russophone-literature-israel

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Monday, October 16, 4:00 pm: Madeleine Cohen

Do'ikayt: The Politics and Poetics of Place in Modern Yiddish Literature

Lamont Library Forum Room
Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please contact Elizabeth Vernon, Judaica Division, 617-495-2985

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, October 19, 4:15 pm: Devin E. Naar

Salonika Jews in the Context of Modern and Contemporary European Jewish History

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Phyllis Cohen Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/10/salonika-jews-in-the-context-of-modern-and-contemporary-european-jewish-history

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Wednesday, November 15, 4:15 pm: Jeffrey Veidlinger

Pogroms, Genocide, and Migration Crises in 1919-1921 Ukraine

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S050
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please click on link for more details
https://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/pogroms-genocide-and-migration-crises-1919-1921-ukraine

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Thursday, November 16, 4:15 pm: Mary Gluck

The Scandal of the Budapest Orpheum: Jewish Popular Culture and Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-Siècle Central Europe

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Phyllis Cohen Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/11/hold-hoffmann-room-for-jews-in-modern-europe-sg

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Thursday, November 30, 4:15 pm: Laura Jockusch

In Search of Retribution: The Roles of Holocaust Survivors in Trials of Nazi Perpetrators in Postwar Germany

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Phyllis Cohen Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/11/hold-for-jews-in-modern-europe-study-group

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SPRING 2017 PAST EVENTS:
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Wednesday, May 3, 4:15 pm: Zvi Gitelman with Discussant: Lisbeth Tarlow

The Ironies of Soviet Jewish Emigration and the New Jewish Diaspora

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S050
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please click on link for more details
http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/ironies-soviet-jewish-emigration-and-new-jewish-diaspora

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Thursday, April 20, 4:15 pm: Marco Di Giulio

Explaining Modernization of Jews in Nineteenth Century Italy

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/04/explaining-modernization-of-jews-in-nineteenth-century-italy

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Wednesday, April 19, 4:15 pm: Antony Polonsky, Serhii Plokhii, Marta Daria Olynyk, Harvey Budner, and Volodymyr Muzychenko

Jewish Ludmir: Book Launch and Symposium

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S050
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please click on link for more details
http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/jewish-ludmir-book-launch-and-symposium

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Tuesday, March 28, 4:15 pm: James L. Kugel

The Divine Travel Agent: Some Reflections on the Biblical Story of Joseph

Harvard Hall, Room 201
Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, March 27, 4:15 pm: Benjamin Frommer

From Assimilation to Elimination: The Exclusion of Jews from Czech Society in the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Goldman Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/03/the-persecution-of-moravian-jews

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Wednesday, March 22, 4:15 pm: Lazar Fleishman

Above the Barriers: Leonid Pasternak and the Renascence of Jewish National Art in 20th Century Russia

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S250
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please click on link for more details
http://daviscenter.fas.harvard.edu/events/above-barriers-leonid-pasternak-and-renascence-jewish-national-art-20th-century-russia

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Monday, March 20, 3:00-6:30PM: Conference
Tuesday, March 21, 10:00-4:30PM: Conference

A Northeast Regional Conference for Graduate Students

The 2017 keynote speaker is Naomi Seidman, Koret Professor of Jewish Culture, The Graduate Theological Union.

*Please register for the conference https://www.facebook.com/events/249034525524694/

*Panels and Keynote address are free and open to the public.

Barker Center, Thompson Room
12 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, March 9: Conference
Friday, March 10: Conference

The Harvard Graduate Conference on International History (Con-IH 17)

Migration, Immigration, Diaspora Conference

Migration, Immigration, Diaspora will feature twelve papers by graduate students studying in seven countries. Their research on migration, immigration, and diaspora spans the 13th to the 21st centuries and touches nearly every continent.

The 2017 keynote speaker is Paul Kramer, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University.

The conference schedule is published at http://con-ih.com/schedule/

Center for European Studies
Busch Hall, Lower Level
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, March 6, 4:15 pm: Panel Discussion

Jewish Studies: From a European Perspective

René Bloch, Universität Bern and 2016-2017 Harry Starr Fellow in Judaica
Lennart Lehmhaus, Freie Universität Berlin and 2016-2017 Harry Starr Fellows in Judaica
Françoise Mirguet, Arizona State University and 2016-2017 Harry Starr Fellows in Judaica

Moderated by Jay Harris, Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Jewish Studies and Dean of Undergraduate Education

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 110
Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, February 15, 4:15 pm: Moshe Rosman

How did Jewish Women Gain Cultural Capital in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth?

Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
CGIS South Building, Room S250
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*For more information, please call 617-495-4037.

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, January 30, 4:15 pm: Simon Erlanger

"A Dreadful Experience" How the 1946 Zionist Congress in Basel Changed the Center of Gravity of Jewish Politics

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Contact: Alex Sagan, alex@sagan.org

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2017/01/1946-zionist-congress

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