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a symposium at Arizona State University
November 8-9, 2012
This symposium will inaugurate the formal relationship between the Center for Jewish Studies, The Melikian Center: Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies and the Department of Jewish Studies at Jagiellonian Univeristy in Cracow, Poland.
Sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies; The Melikian Center: Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies and the School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies, research and academic units of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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September 9-10, 2012
March 4-5, 2012
This conference seeks to reevaluate the musical legacy of Ullmann and Schulhoff and their contemporaries, connecting it with other strands, themes and contexts in European culture. This will be a two-day event featuring both scholarly presentations and performances.
a research symposium at Arizona State University
November 6-8, 2011
The symposium gathers distinguished scholars from the United States and Europe who, together with scholars from ASU, will discuss the relationship between trauma, memory, representation, memorialization and education. Contributing perspectives from a variety of geographical locales and transdisciplinary approaches, leading scholars of Holocaust studies will reflect on conflicted sites of memory with specialists in genocide studies, postcolonial studies, East European Studies, Native American studies and trauma studies.
June 12-14, 2011
October 10-11, 2010
Judaism, Science & Medicine Group
University Club, ASU Tempe campus | 425 East University Drive, Tempe
Conference Program (PDF)
April 8-9, 2010
The University Club, Heritage Room
Arizona State University Tempe campus | 425 East university Drive Tempe, Arizona
This interdisciplinary conference will explore the causes, consequences and contemporary interpretations of the refugee crises that followed the end of World War II. The key objective is to gain a better understanding of a pivotal period of global population upheavals, which was also a critical moment in the formation of the international refugee regime. The conference examines the relationship between the construction of nation-states and the formation of refugee populations, the uneven development of the international refugee regime, the practices of refugee relief, and refugees' efforts to make sense of their dislocation. Taking a global perspective, it focuses on the geographical regions in which displacement was most extensive after the war: Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and East Asia.
Organized by Anna Holian (ASU, History), Daniel Cohen (Rice University) and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson (ASU, Jewish Studies).
October 5-6, 2009
The University Club and Memorial Union
Arizona State University | Tempe, Arizona
Research conference organized by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Daniel Gilfillan and Naomi Jackson (Jewish Studies affiliated faculty) with Volker Benkert (History) and Claudia Mesch (Art History). Featuring leading art historians, cultural historians, writers and thoerists from the U.S., Germany and Austria.
August 16-18, 2009
The Buttes, A Marriott Resort | Tempe, Arizona
April 29-May 1, 2009
An interdisciplinary, international research conference in honor of composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy's 200th birthday. Sponsored by Jewish Studies, Herberger College of the Arts School of Music and Faculty of Religious Studies in the School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies, featuring leading scholars on Felix Mendelssohn from the U.S., Canada, and England, culminating with a public performance of Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah.
November 16-17, 2008
A research conference organized by Film and Media Studies and Jewish Studies at Arizona State University. Free and open to the public.
Special thanks to Ken Smith for his support of this conference.
March 2-3, 2009
A research symposium organized by Arieh Saposnik and Yoav Gortzak at Arizona State University.
Jess Schwartz Memorial Professorship of Jewish Studies;
Institute for Humanities Research
With support from:
Irivng and Miriam Lowe Professor of Modern Judaism;
Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict;
School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies