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Political Melancholy: An Alternative History of Zionism.

October 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Friday, October 19: Prof. Nitzan Lebovic (Lehigh University): Political Melancholy: An Alternative History of Zionism.

The Greater Washington Jewish History Colloquium

Conveners: Arie M. Dubnov (GWU) & Pamela S. Nadell (AU)

In partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington

Hosted by GWU’s Judaic Studies Program, the Jewish History Colloquium (JHC) provides the hub for faculty, postdoctoral students, independent researchers and graduate students working in the field of modern Jewish history (broadly defined) at the Greater D.C. area.

Format: Discussions will focus on pre-circulated papers. The format will be 15 to 25 minute presentation by the author(s) of the papers, followed by a Q&A session and a lunch.The colloquium is open to the public, but audience members are kindly requested to RSVP.

Venue: In Fall 2018, we will meet on the campus of American University; In Spring 2019, we will meet at George Washington University. Please bring your GW card or an ID in order to enter the Gelman Library.

Time: The colloquium meets three times each semester on Fridays, The colloquium meets three times each semester on Fridays, starting at 10:30 am and ending by 12:00 pm (followed by lunch, 12:00-12:30).


October 19, 2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm