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NEWs AND EVENTS

Upcoming Events

Wednesday February 28, 2018, 4:30-6 pm, CMU Margaret Morrison 103

Anna Bikont (journalist)

"POLES, JEWS, and the HOLOCAUST: How my Country Deals with its Difficult Past"

 

Monday, March 12,,2018, 5 pm, 501 CL

Simon Geissbuehler (Swiss diplomat and historian)

Jewish studies Lecture:

"ERASED: HOLOCAUST MEMORY IN THE UKRAINIAN-ROMANIAN-
MOLDOVAN BORDERLANDS"

 

Tuesday, March 20,2018, 2:30 pm -3:45 pm, Location TBA

Marijke Brown (child Holocaust survivor and Pitt Social Work Alum)

Jewish Studies Lecture:

“A Hidden Child's Journey”

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7 pm, Rodef Shalom Congregation

Author Conversation with Ruby Namdar, The Ruined House

Monday March 26, 2018, 4:30-6 pm, Cathedral of Learning 501

Armin Langer  (German activist)

Jewish Studies/Religious Studies Lecture and Conversation:

“Jewish-Muslim Alliances and Rivalries in Europe: My Experiences with the Salaam-Schalom Initiative, an Interfaith activist Group Standing for a Peaceful Co-existence between Jews, Muslims, and Allies”

Wednesday March 28, 2018, 7 pm, Rodef Shlalom Congregation

Author Conversation with Abigail Pogrebin, My Jewish Year  

Sunday April 8, 2018, time TBD, at Heinz History Center

Student research presentations “Jews and the City”

Monday April 9, 2018 4:30-6 pm, Cathedral of Learning 602

Andrew Porwancher  (University of Oklahoma)

Jewish Studies and History Department Colloguium:

"Was Alexander Hamilton Jewish?”

Thursday April 26, 2018- Sunday May 6, 2018, Venues TBA

JFilm Festival:¬†Watch for “Film Schmoozes” -- post-film discussions led by Pitt faculty an guests. 

May 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Rodef Shalom Congregation

Author Conversation with Peter Gethers , My Mother’s Kitchen