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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SPRING 2017 UPCOMING EVENTS:
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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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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, 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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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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FALL 2016 PAST 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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