Jewish Studies in Morocco: A Conversation

Jewish Studies in Morocco: A Conversation

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A lecture by Khalid Ben Srhir (Mohammed V. University, Rabat) in conversation with Aomar Boum (UCLA)

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
12:00 PM
314 Royce Hall

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Part of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies' Maurice Amado Seminar in Sephardic Studies


In this informal conversation, Aomar Boum will talk with the Center’s guest about his personal and professional experiences with Jewish history in Morocco, as well as the state and future of research on Moroccan Jews and Judaism.


Khalid Ben Srhir is a Professor at Mohammed V. University, in Rabat, Morocco.  He is an expert on British Moroccan relations.  Ben Srhir started his career as a secondary school teacher in Morocco’s southern hinterland before he joined University Mohamed V as a professor. Today, he is not only the editor of the oldest history journal in Morocco, Hesperis-Tamuda, but also a pioneer and an established name in the Arabic and French translation of Jewish Studies scholarship.


Click here to access the lecture podcast.



Pre-registration is required. Please click here or call (310) 267-5327 to register.

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies