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François Guesnet

Professor of Modern Jewish History

Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies


Expertise: History, Social Sciences

My research is about religious minorities, their institutions, and their political culture. I also study the relations between communities, especially religion, non-religion and society. 

François Guesnet

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I always was curious about politics and history, and how communities - especially minority communities - improve their lives. The Jewish community in Eastern Europe, once the largest in the world, is therefore at the centre of my work.

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