Abel Endowed Lecture Series Guest Speakers
The advisory committee for the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide will invite to campus distinguished scholars to discuss the past, present and future of worldwide genocide. The series focuses on the impact of historical events such as the Holocaust and mass murders in Africa, Southeast Asia and Central America.
Jews and Ukraine in Times of War: Lessons from the Past
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Park Library, Opperman Auditorium
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Jeffrey Veidlinger is the Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. His latest book, In the Midst of Civilized Europe: The Pogroms of 1918-1921 and the Onset of the Holocaust, won a Canadian Jewish Literary Award and was a finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Wingate Literary Prize. He is also author of the award-winning books The Moscow State Yiddish Theater: Jewish Culture on the Soviet Stage (2000), Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire (2009), and In the Shadow of the Shtetl: Small-Town Jewish Life in Soviet Ukraine (2013).
This talk is sponsored by the Dr. Harold Abel Endowed Lecture Series in the Study of Dictatorship, Democracy and Genocide and the Critical Engagements initiative.
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