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Past Events

SPRING 2023
A Conversation Featuring Hassan Aourid (Author) and Brahim El Guabli (Williams College), with an introduction by Aomar Boum (UCLA) – May 3, 2023
Historical Imaginings: North African Jews in Literary Worlds

Daniel Schroeter (University of Minnesota) – May 16, 2023
The Colonial Dhimmi: Islamic Sovereignty and the Making of the Indigenous Jew in Protectorate Morocco

WINTER 2023
A book talk by Emily Gottreich (University of California Berkeley) – Tuesday, February 14, 2023
In Search of Jewish Morocco

Sasha Goldstein-Sabbah (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)  – February 23, 2023
Transnational Jewish Networks in Hashemite Iraq: Diaspora, Development and Interdependence

Jonathan Glasser (College of William & Mary)  – January 12, 2023
More Than Friends: Muslims, Jews, and Musical Intimacy Between Algeria and France

SPRING 2022
Joshua Schreier (Fordham University) – May 26, 2022
Ben Badis' Jews: Islamic Reform and Colonial Subjecthood in Interwar Algeria
     

WINTER 2022
Lital Levy (Princeton University) – March 3, 2022
Esther Azhari Moyal: Writer, Feminist, and Jewish Activist in the Ottoman Arab World, 1892-1913
     

FALL 2021
Daniella Farah (Rice University) – November 4, 2021
Jews and Education in Modern Iran: Identity, Integration, and National Belonging
     

WINTER 2021
Jessica Marglin (USC) – January 14, 2021
Jews and Legal Belonging in the Modern Mediterranean: The Life and Afterlife of Nissim Shamama (1805-1873)
     

WINTER 2020
Marina Rustow (Princeton University) – January 21, 2020
Lost Archives, Sacrosanct Wastebins and the Jewish Communities of the Medieval Islamicate World
     

FALL 2019
Chris Silver (McGill University) – October 30, 2019
Recording the Maghrib: Jews, Muslims, and Music in the 20th Century
     

SPRING 2019
Oren Kosansky (Lewis & Clark College) – May 15, 2019
Mahia on the Market: On the History of a Moroccan Jewish Commodity
     

Michelle Campos (University of Florida) – April 15, 2019
Unmixing the Holy City: Urban Coex-istence and Segregation in Early 20th Century Jerusalem
     

WINTER 2019
Ari Ariel (University of Iowa) – January 22, 2019
Yearning for Yemen: Migration and Memory
     

SPRING 2018
Lior Sternfeld (Ben Gurion University) – April 16, 2018
Between Equal Citizenship and the Promise of Redemption: Iranian Jewish Identity at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
          

WINTER 2018
Aron Rodrigue (Stanford University) – January 22, 2018
Between the Ottoman Empire and Italy: The Jews of Rhodes 1880-1936
          

FALL 2017
Julia Phillips Cohen (Vanderbilt University) – November 8, 2017
A Model Minority? Sephardi Jews in the Late Ottoman Empire
          

SPRING 2017
Eve Krakowski (Princeton University) – May 8, 2017
Beyond Honor and Shame: Rabbin-ic Control of Jewish Women in Medieval Egypt
          

WINTER 2017
Orit Bashkin (University of Chicago) – February 16, 2017
A Baghdadi-Jewish Childhood: Jew-ish Muslim Relations in Iraq, 1931-1951
          


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Published: Monday, July 17, 2017