Writing the History of the Jews of Poland and Russia

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Arts and Law
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Wednesday 29th January 2014 (16:30-18:30)
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  • the second Annual Birmingham Lecture in Jewish Heritage and Cultures
  • hosted under the Auspices of the Department of Theology and Religion Project- Jewish Heritage and Culture: Birmingham Perspectives
  • will be delivered by Professor Antony Polonsky, Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University, Massachusetts
  • 5pm, preceded by Tea with the Speaker from 4:30 pm
  • ERI Building, Room G51 (Ground Floor)

Writing the History of the Jews of Poland and RussiaAntony Polonsky is a world leading expert on the history of Eastern Europe and Jewish history in particular. His prolific bibliography includes a masterful 3 volume History of the Jews in Russia and Poland I-III (Oxford: Littman, 2009-2012). Professor. Polonsky’s immense contribution to scholarship has been marked with numerous distinguished awards including the Officer’s Cross and Order of Merit of the governments of Independent Lithuania and Poland respectively.

For information contact Charlotte Hempel at c.hempel@bham.ac.uk or Isabel Wollaston i.l.wollaston@bham.ac.uk. ALL WELCOME