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FALL 2016 UPCOMING EVENTS:
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Thursday, December 1, 5:15 pm: Saul Friedländer

Saul Friedländer is the eminent historian of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust,
in conversation with Professor Peter E. Gordon.

Where Memory Leads: A Holocaust Scholar Looks Back

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Friday, November 18, 9:00 am: Conference (Day 1 Sessions)
Saturday, November 19, 9:00 am: Conference (Day 2 Sessions)

The Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History:
Adorno's Negative Dialectics at 50: An International Conference

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

*For more information, please contact Peter E. Gordon, pgordon@fas.harvard.edu

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2016/11/003575-adorno-negative-dialectics-at-50-day1-sessions
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Friday, November 18, 9:30 am: Adi Nes

Biblical Narratives and Other Stories

Sever Hall, Room 113
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, November 17, 4:00 pm: Nicholas McGegan, conductor

Music of Salamone Rossi with commentary by Francesco Spagnolo, Sherezade Panthaki, soprano, singers from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, and instrumentalists from Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.

Italian Baroque Music from the Jewish Ghetto

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Music Building, 2nd Floor
North Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, November 16, 4:30 pm: Saul Noam Zaritt

Yiddish, Translation, and a World Literature To-Come

Lamont Library, Forum Room
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

*Remember to bring your Harvard ID to gain access to Lamont Library, (non-Harvard ID holders, please bring a copy of the flyer)

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Friday, November 11, 10:00 am: Alona Frankel

Girl - My Childhood and the Second World War

Sever Hall, Room 113
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, November 10, 4:15 pm: Tomasz Łysak

From Newsreel to Posttraumatic Films - Classic Documentary Films about Auschwitz-Birkenau

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

*This event is free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated

*For more information, please contact Alex Sagan, alex@sagan.org

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2016/11/polish-film-and-the-holocaust

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Thursday, October 20, 5:15 pm: Elliot Wolfson

Imagination, Theolatry, and the Compulsion to Worship the Invisible

Emerson Hall 305
25 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, October 5, 4:15 pm: Ofer Ashkenazi

The Invention and Inversion of the German National Landscape by Jewish Filmmakers, 1918-1968

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

*This event is free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated

*For more information, please contact Phyllis Cohen Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Tuesday, September 27, 5:00 pm: Susan Einbinder

Bone, Stone and Text: Commemoration of the Black Death
among Iberian Jews

Barker Center 110
12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated

*For more information, please contact the Committee on Medieval Studies, medieval@fas.harvard.edu

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, September 19, 5:00 pm: David Ellenson

An Orthodox Rabbi Responds to the Balfour Declaration:
Rabbi Haim Hirschenson on Jewish Law and Democracy

Wasserstein Hall-Caspersen Student Center
Room 2036-Milstein East C
1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, September 8, 4:15 pm: Michael Miller

Jewish Revolutionaries in Exile

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

*This event is free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated

*For more information, please contact Phyllis Cohen Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/events/2016/09/jewish-revolutionaries-in-exile

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SPRING 2016 PAST EVENTS:
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Tuesday, May 3, 4:15 pm: Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Square Pegs into Round Holes: Creating Moscow’s New Museum of Jewish History

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

*Contact: Phyllis Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/events/3806

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Tuesday, February 9, 5:00 pm: Ruvik Rosenthal

The Israeli Slang

The Riesman Center for Harvard Hillel
Rosovsky Hall
52 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

**This event is for Harvard students, faculty, CJS Fellows and Associates only.

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Friday, March 4, 10:00 am: Aaron Rubin

Jewish Languages, Past and Present

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, March 9, 6:00 pm: Patchen Markell

Hannah Arendt and the Laboring Body

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, March 17, 4:15 pm: Joshua D. Zimmerman

Rethinking the Polish Underground and the Jews during the Holocaust

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/3814

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Monday, March 21, 4:15 pm: Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson won the Man Booker Prize in 2010 for his novel
The Finkler Question.

Gorgeous Solipsists: Hamlet, Shylock and Moses Herzog,
or How Shakespeare Invented the Modern Novel

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Music Building, 2nd Floor
North Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, March 30, 5:00 pm: Dana Villa

Eichmann In Jerusalem: Conscience, Normality, and the Rule of Narrative

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, March 31, 8:00 pm: Conference

From Musa Dagh to the Warsha Ghetto: Armenian and Jewish Armed Resistance to Genocide

Speakers:
Dr. Deborah Dwork
Eric Bogosian
Dr. Dikran Kaligian
Dr. James R. Russell,
Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Moderated by: Marc A. Mamigonian, Director of Academic Affairs, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

Harvard University
Science Center, Auditorium D
1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

*Contact NAASR at 617-489-1610 or hq@naasr.org

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Friday, April 1, 10:00 am: Assaf Gavron

Translation Downtown is not the Center of Town (or: ass or behind: thoughts and arguments)

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, April 4, 12:15 pm: Adia Mendelson-Maoz

Diaspora and Homeland – Israel and Africa in the Hebrew-Israeli literature of Beta Israel

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, April 6, 5:00 pm: Benjamin Wurgaft

Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, April 11, 4:15 pm: Samuel Brody

Anarchy, Legitimacy, Charisma:
How Martin Buber Used the Bible against Weimar Political Theology

Harvard Divinity School
Andover Hall, Sperry Room
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Monday, April 11, 7:00 pm: Film screening and Panel

BESA: The Promise

A Jewish survivor of the Nazi persecution in Albania, Johanna Neumann, will be on hand with the movie’s producer, Jason Williams, in a conversation with Prof. Ali Asani, Director of the Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Harvard University
Science Center, Hall E
1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Thursday, April 14, 7:00 pm: Tzipi Livni and Dennis Ross

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the U.S. Negotiation Lessons and Possibilities

Moderated by Robert Mnookin, Williston Professor of Law; Chair, Program on Negotiation Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School
Austin Hall, Room 100
Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public
 *Priority seating for Harvard students/ID holders and Program affiliates

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Friday, April 15, 5:15 pm: Martha Minow and Noah Feldman

Are Reparations Morally Possible? A Conversation with Martha Minow and Noah Feldman

(In memory of Dan Markel AB’95, JD ’00)

The Riesman Center for Harvard Hillel
Rosovsky Hall
52 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Wednesday, April 20, 5:00 pm: Richard J. Bernstein

Hannah Arendt: Thought Defying Evil

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

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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