Conference: "The Aftermath of the Second World War: A Global Jewish Perspective"

PLEASE NOTE

THIS CONFERENCE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. NO REGRISTRATION REQUIRED.

SEATING IS LIMITED AND ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.

ONCE THE VENUE HAS REACHED CAPACITY THERE WILL BE NO ADMITTANCE UNTIL THE NEXT SESSION.

 

The Aftermath of the Second World War:  A Global Jewish Perspective

Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies

University of Toronto

October 15-16, 2018

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

 

Munk School of Global Affairs, Room 208N, 1 Devonshire Place (North House)

 

9:00-10:15      Panel 1: Israel and the Postwar Jewish World

 

Chair: Doris Bergen (University of Toronto)

 

Shay Hazkani (University of Maryland): “‘Pan-Judaism,’ Militarism, and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War”

 

Ori Yehudai (University of Toronto): “Leaving Zion: Postwar Jewish Emigration from Palestine/Israel”

 

10:45-12:00    Panel 2: The Struggle for Memory and Recognition

 

Chair: Konstantin Fuks (University of Toronto)

 

Avinoam Patt (Hartford University): “The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising”

 

Shayna Zamkanei (Princeton University): “Becoming Survivors: Sephardic/Mizrahi Responses to the Holocaust”

 

***PLEASE NOTE: Due to popular demand, the location has been changed to the Centre for Ethics, Larkin Building, Room 200, 15 Devonshire Place for Ruth Gavison’s lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 16th)***

 

1:00-2:30        Concluding Public Lecture in the Centre for Ethics, Larkin Building, Room 200, 15 Devonshire Place

 

Ruth Gavison (Hebrew University): “Israel and the Legacy of the Second World War” 

 

This conference is presented with the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures; the Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies; the Centre for Ethics; the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (Munk School of Global Affairs); the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations; the Konstanty Reynert Chair of Polish History; the Department of History  

Date & Time
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Location
Munk School, North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N

Attachments
aftermath_of_the_second_world_war_-_conference_poster.pdf