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April 2009 at the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Thursday, April 2, 2009 5:30 pm
Humanities Center - Levinthal Hall
Aris Fioretos, writer
On “rediscovering” Nelly Sachs
Co-sponsored with the Forum on Contemporary Europe

Tuesday, April 7, 2009   3:30 pm
Building 200- Room 307
Dr. David Wesley
State Practices and Zionist Images: Shaping Economic Development in Arab Towns in Israel

Monday, April 13, 2009  3:30 pm
Building 360 - Conferece Room
Aivars Stranga, Professor of History of Latvian University (Riga)
Holocaust in Nazi-Occupied Latvia: New Trends in Scholarship
Co-sponsored with the Forum on Contemporary Europe

Thursday, April 23, 2009 6:00 pm
Peter Wallenberg Learning Theater, Wallenberg Hall (Building 160)
"The First Hebrew City"
Early Tel Aviv Through the Eyes of the Eliasaf Robinson Collection

Co-sponsored with the Shenson Fund

Friday, April 24th 9:30am-7pm
Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street
Religion and Secularization in Europe, question mark

A symposium organized by the Center for European StudiesStanford Department of Religious Studies, the Taube Center for Jewish Studies, the Mediterranean Studies Forum, the Department of History, the Stanford Humanities Center, the Forum for Contemporary Europe, with Professors Jose Casanova (Georgetown University), Friedrich Wilhelm Graf (Universität München), John Bowen (Washington University, Saint Louis), Tim Byrnes (Colgate University), Benjamin Kaplan (University College London), John Efron (UC Berkeley). 

Monday & Wednesday, April 27 & 29, 2009    9:00-12:00 noon
Building 360- Conference Room
Stanford/Berkeley Block Seminar in Jewish Religion and Culture
Joshua Levinson, Department of Hebrew Literature, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Study of the Midrash
Text and Culture Series
For participants only