Revival of Jewish Studies in Eastern Europe: Session One

Revival of Jewish Studies in Eastern Europe

pre-symposium activites | session 1 | session 2 | bios | full program (PDF)

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Lattie F. Coor Hall, 4403

14:00-17:15
session 1 | In the Past: Jewish Studies in Prewar Eastern Europe
chair: Hava Tirosh-Samuelson (Arizona State University)

14:00-15:00
Simon Dubnov and His Place in Russian-Jewish Historiography
Brian Horowitz | Tulane University
respondent: Stephen Batalden | Arizona State University

15:00-16:00
Jewish Historiography in Prewar Poland
Natalia Aleksiun | Touro College
respondent: Anna Cichopek-Gajraj | Arizona State University

16:00-16:15
break

16:15 -17:15
Jewish Studies in Contemporary Ukraine
Natan Meir | Portland State University
respondent: Mark von Hagen | Arizona State University

17:15-17:45
break

17:45-18:45
Introducing the “Jan Karski U.S. Campaign” Program

New York Consul General of Poland, Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka
discussion | Current Polish-Jewish-American Collaboration in Reviving Jewish Culture and Jewish Studies in Poland

19:00
reception & dinner (speakers & invited guests)
University Club Bistro | 425 East University Drive, Tempe