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Im Feuer vergangen (Lost in the Fire): East German Holocaust Memory, Cold War Propaganda, and the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw

Im Feuer vergangen (Lost in the Fire): East German Holocaust Memory, Cold War Propaganda, and the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw

During the 1950s and 1960s a number of books on the Holocaust appeared in the German Democratic Republic. They had their origins in the Jewish Historical Institute...

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Colloquia14 February 2017 5 PM

The Holocaust and its Aftermath from the Family Perspective

The Holocaust and its Aftermath from the Family Perspective

Applying gender analysis to the field of Holocaust Studies has yielded important results. Whereas before the 1990s, most Holocaust scholarship focused almost exclusively...

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Conference15 March 2017

Jews and Popular Culture in 1960’s Czechoslovakia

Jews and Popular Culture in 1960’s Czechoslovakia

Was there such a thing as “Jewish popular culture” under communism? In this presentation, I use data collected from the publishing and film industries to examine...

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Colloquia11 April 2017 5 PM

New Approaches to the History of the Jews under Communism

New Approaches to the History of the Jews under Communism

The experience of the Jews under the Communist régimes of east-central and eastern Europe has been a hotly debated topic of historiography since the 1950s. Until...

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Conference23 May 2017

Eighth Session of the International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry

Eighth Session of the International Forum of Young Scholars on East European Jewry

The Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in cooperation with the Institute of Contemporary History...

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Other event3 July 2017

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