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- Fighting a Specter in Times of War: Soviet Jewry and the Heroization of Bogdan Khmelnitsky
- Summer Conference 2013
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- First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-1946
- Ukrainians, Jews and Poles: The Ukrainian Triangle in Historical Perspective
- Bringing the Dark to Light – Memory of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe
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- Jews and the Making of the Modern Cultural Industry
- Vision 2020: Leading British Jewry into the Future
- Redcliffe Salaman, President of the Jewish Historical Society of England
- From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews and Israel
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- "...And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe"
Registration is open for our symposium:
Thursday 11 September 2014
Exciting new IJS lecture programme starts in October. Watch the website for updates.
Fighting a Specter in Times of War: Soviet Jewry and the Heroization of Bogdan Khmelnitsky
Publication date: Feb 7, 2013 3:53:07 PM
Start: Mar 20, 2013 6:45:00 PM
Location: UCL Chadwick Lecture Theatre, Chadwick Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
Gennady Estraikh is Associate Professor of Yiddish Studies at the New York University's Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies.
In 1988-91 he was Managing Editor of the Moscow Yiddish monthly Sovetish Heymland and later worked at the Oxford Institute of Yiddish Studies and at SOAS. His weekly column in the New York Yiddish newspaper Forverts has appeared since 1999.
He is the author of the monographs Soviet Yiddish: Language Planning and Linguistic Development (1996), In Harness: Yiddish Writers' Romance with Communism (2005), and Yiddish in the Cold War (2008) and co-edited a number of academic volumes, the most recent of which is Translating Sholem Aleichem: History, Politics and Art (2012).
6.15pm - Reception (Chadwick Meeting Room, Chadwick Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT).
6.45pm - Lecture begins.
61st Public Lecture Series
Admission: Free (voluntary contributions are welcomed)
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