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Revival of Jewish Studies in Eastern Europe: Session One

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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