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SPRING 2016 UPCOMING EVENTS:
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Tuesday, May 3, 4:15 pm: Jonathan Dekel-Chen

Square Pegs into Round Holes: Creating Moscow’s New Museum of Jewish History

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Contact: Phyllis Albert, phyllisalbert@gmail.com

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/events/3806

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SPRING 2016 RECENT EVENTS:
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Tuesday, February 9, 5:00 pm: Ruvik Rosenthal

The Israeli Slang

The Riesman Center for Harvard Hillel
Rosovsky Hall
52 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

**This event is for Harvard students, faculty, CJS Fellows and Associates only.

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Friday, March 4, 10:00 am: Aaron Rubin

Jewish Languages, Past and Present

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 110
Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, March 9, 6:00 pm: Patchen Markell

Hannah Arendt and the Laboring Body

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Lower Level Conference Room
Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, March 17, 4:15 pm: Joshua D. Zimmerman

Rethinking the Polish Underground and the Jews during the Holocaust

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Hoffmann Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*Contact: Alex Sagan, alex@sagan.org

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/events/3814

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Monday, March 21, 4:15 pm: Howard Jacobson

Howard Jacobson won the Man Booker Prize in 2010 for his novel
The Finkler Question.

Gorgeous Solipsists: Hamlet, Shylock and Moses Herzog,
or How Shakespeare Invented the Modern Novel

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Music Building, 2nd Floor
North Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, March 30, 5:00 pm: Dana Villa

Eichmann In Jerusalem: Conscience, Normality, and the Rule of Narrative

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Lower Level Conference Room
Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Thursday, March 31, 8:00 pm: Conference

From Musa Dagh to the Warsha Ghetto: Armenian and Jewish Armed Resistance to Genocide

Speakers:
Dr. Deborah Dwork
Eric Bogosian
Dr. Dikran Kaligian
Dr. James R. Russell,
Mashtots Professor of Armenian Studies, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Moderated by: Marc A. Mamigonian, Director of Academic Affairs, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

Harvard University
Science Center, Auditorium D
1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

*Contact NAASR at 617-489-1610 or hq@naasr.org

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Friday, April 1, 10:00 am: Assaf Gavron

Translation Downtown is not the Center of Town (or: ass or behind: thoughts and arguments)

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall 110
Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, April 4, 12:15 pm: Adia Mendelson-Maoz

Diaspora and Homeland – Israel and Africa in the Hebrew-Israeli literature of Beta Israel

Mahindra Humanities Center
Barker Center, Room 133
12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, April 6, 5:00 pm: Benjamin Wurgaft

Hannah Arendt and the Problem of the Public Intellectual

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Lower Level Conference Room
Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Monday, April 11, 4:15 pm: Samuel Brody

Anarchy, Legitimacy, Charisma:
How Martin Buber Used the Bible against Weimar Political Theology

Harvard Divinity School
Andover Hall, Sperry Room
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Monday, April 11, 7:00 pm: Film screening and Panel

BESA: The Promise

A Jewish survivor of the Nazi persecution in Albania, Johanna Neumann, will be on hand with the movie’s producer, Jason Williams, in a conversation with Prof. Ali Asani, Director of the Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

Harvard University
Science Center, Hall E
1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Thursday, April 14, 7:00 pm: Tzipi Livni and Dennis Ross

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the U.S. Negotiation Lessons and Possibilities

Moderated by Robert Mnookin, Williston Professor of Law; Chair, Program on Negotiation Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School
Austin Hall, Room 100
Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public
 *Priority seating for Harvard students/ID holders and Program affiliates

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Friday, April 15, 5:15 pm: Martha Minow and Noah Feldman

Are Reparations Morally Possible? A Conversation with Martha Minow and Noah Feldman

(In memory of Dan Markel AB’95, JD ’00)

The Riesman Center for Harvard Hillel
Rosovsky Hall
52 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Wednesday, April 20, 5:00 pm: Richard J. Bernstein

Hannah Arendt: Thought Defying Evil

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Lower Level Conference Room
Busch Hall
27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge MA 02138

*This event is free and open to the public

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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FALL 2015 PAST EVENTS:
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Thursday, September 10, 4:15 pm: Andreas Kilcher

The People of the Book: The Politics of Writing in Jewish Modernity

Harvard Faculty Club, Room 7, 2nd Floor
20 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please see the event publicity for more details

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Wednesday, October 14, 4:15 pm: Immanuel Etkes

The "GEDOILIM": A New Type of Haredi Spiritual Leadership

Harvard Faculty Club, Room 2, 2nd Floor
20 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Friday, October 23, 10:00 am: Dror A. Mishani

The Mystery of the Hebrew Detective

Sever Hall, Room 103
Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138

*This is event is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Israel to New England

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Wednesday, October 28, 4:15 pm: Anna Bikont

What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About the Holocaust. Poland After Jedwabne

Moderated by: Antony Polonsky,  Emeritus Professor of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University; Chief Historian, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall
27 Kirkland St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/events

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Saturday, November 7, 9:00 pm: Film screening and Q+A

The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents the U.S. Premiere of
The Hebrew Superhero

The screening will be followed by a Q+A with director Asaf Galay and
preceded by a short animated film called Hearts Melt and Knees Tremble.

Brattle Theatre
40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Please click on link for more details
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Monday, November 9, 12:00 pm: Nili Gold

The Seam-Line That Passes Through Haifa and The Works of Sami Michael

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies
38 Kirkland St, Room 102
Cambridge, MA 02138

Please see the  event publicity  for more details

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Tuesday, December 1, 4:15 pm: Rachel Eva Schley

Governing Along Religious Lines: Jews, Muslims, and Christian Settlers in French Algeria, 1830-1870

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies
27 Kirkland St, Cabot Room
Cambridge, MA 02138

Please click on link for more details
https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/#/events

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