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Antisemitism, Fascism and Anti-Fascism in the Arab World During World War II: A Re-appraisal

Antisemitism, Fascism and Anti-Fascism in the Arab World During World War II: A Re-appraisal
100 St. George St. room 2098
Time: Apr 23rd, 2:00 pm End: Apr 23rd, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Urban, Sociology (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Jewish Studies, Information, Faculty of, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), German (FAS), Geography & Planning (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Critical Theory, Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950
Mini-symposium featuring Israel Gershoni, Tel Aviv University and Orit Bashkin, University of Chicago

The Jackman Humanities Institute's Working Group on Middle East History and Theory is pleased to present:

Antisemitism, Fascism and Anti-Fascism in the Arab World During World War II: A Re-appraisal

  • Introductions: Prof. Jens Hanssen (History & NMC, UofT)
  • Israel Gershoni (History, Tel Aviv University), "'The Crime of Nazism Against Humanity': Egyptian Intellectuals respond to the Outbreak of World War II.
  • Comments: Prof. Jennifer Jenkins (History, UofT)
  • Orit Bashkin (NELC, University of Chicago): "Rethinking the Farhud - Urban Riots, Anti-Semitism and the Question of Islam."
  • Comments: Prof. D. Penslar (History, UofT)
  • General Discussion

When: 2-4pm, Monday April 23, 2012

Where: Natalie Zemon Davis Room, Sid Smith 2098

This event is generously sponsored by the Dean of Arts and Science,  the Depts. of History and Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, The Canada Research Chair in Modern German History and the Samuel Zacks Chair in Jewish History

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