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An Extraordinary Archive: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Warsaw Ghetto

Start: Oct 2, 2013 7:00:00 PM

Emanuel Ringelblum
The clandestine Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto (Ringelblum Archive) is one of the most important testimonies to the life and destruction of Polish Jewry during the Second World War. The Archive was founded in 1940 on the initiative of Dr. Emanuel Ringelblum, historian and social activist.

Law and Cosmology in Ancient Israel

Start: Oct 3, 2013 7:00:00 PM

For more events, see our Lectures Programme for Autumn 2013.

CenTraS Seminars: Stylistics and the Study of Translated Online News

Start: Oct 9, 2013 4:00:00 PM
End: Oct 9, 2013 5:00:00 PM

Speaker: Federico Federici, Durham University, UK

Jewish Identity and Israeli Foreign Policy

Start: Oct 10, 2013 6:15:00 PM

We are very sorry to inform you that this Thursday's lecture by Christopher Schilling has been cancelled due to the death of his parents.

From Moral Treatment to Psychological Therapies: Psychotherapeutics from the York Retreat to the Present Day

Start: Oct 11, 2013 10:30:00 AM
End: Oct 13, 2013 4:00:00 PM

A 3-day international conference hosted by UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines.

“Let Nature Have You For a While!” - Scandinavian Landscapes in Song

Start: Oct 15, 2013 6:00:00 PM
End: Oct 15, 2013 8:00:00 PM

Sheet music
Come and discover Scandinavian Nature in song – it may be that not (quite) everything Nordic is Noir!

Start: Oct 17, 2013 6:00:00 PM

Francois Guesnet
Sidney and Elizabeth Corob Reader in Modern Jewish History Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL

Sephardim, Holocaust and Diasporic Memory: the Jews from the Island of Rhodes

Start: Oct 21, 2013 6:00:00 PM

Aron Rodrigue
The ancient Ottoman Sephardic Jewish community of the island of Rhodes was deported to Auschwitz in June 1944 and perished there. Rhodes Jewry had come under Italian rule in 1912 and had undergone profound cultural and socio-political transformations in the decades that followed. It had also seen large scale waves of emigration, to North and South America, and to Africa, most notably to the Belgian Congo and Southern Rhodesia. This lecture will survey these developments and then will focus on the diaspora of Rhodes Jew, especially after the Holocaust when the mother community disappeared. Separated by large distances, Jews of Rhodes origin maintained close contacts with each other across continents, produced memoirs and periodicals and created a strong network of ties. We will explore how and why such an unusual and distinctive Sephardic global diasporic identity was created by Rhodes Jews and their descendants and has managed to last till our own day.

British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA) Autumn Graduate Reception

Start: Oct 22, 2013 5:30:00 PM
End: Oct 22, 2013 7:30:00 PM


CenTraS Seminars: User-Generated Translation

Start: Oct 23, 2013 4:00:00 PM
End: Oct 23, 2013 5:00:00 PM

Speaker: Saverio Perrino, Foreign Language Versions Coordinator at BBC Worldwide, London, UK
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