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Center welcomes visiting scholar Professor Hagit Lavsky

Center welcomes visiting scholar Professor Hagit Lavsky

The Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies is pleased to welcome Professor Hagit Lavsky as Visiting Scholar for Winter and Spring quarters of 2011.

Hagit Lavsky is Professor Emerita at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where she held the Samuel L. and Perry Haber Chair of Post-Holocaust Studies, and was Director of the Bernard Cherrick Center for the Study of Zionism, the Yishuv and the State of Israel. She is the author of numerous books, including Before Catastrophe: The Distinctive Path of German Zionism (1996) and New Beginnings: Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen and the British Zone in Germany, 1945–1950 (2002).

Professor Lavsky will be offering three classes during her residency at UCLA.

During Winter 2011, she will be teaching

In spring 2011, Professor Lavsky will be teaching

  • Jewish Studies 177: Jerusalem under the British Mandate: Visions and Reality
  • Jewish Studies 202: Colonization and Nationalism: Jewish Immigration and Settlement in Palestine-Israel, 1882-1948
     

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