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From Anti-fascism to Anti-Zionism to Undeclared War: The West German Left, the East German Regime and Israel 1949-1989
Lecture | April 3 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall
After Nazism and the Holocaust the East German government became a fierce opponent of the state of Israel, one that it denounced as a spearhead of US imperialism. Beginning in the 1960s and continuing to the end of the Cold War, the East German Communists combined hostile propaganda with military training and delivery of weapons to the Arab states at war with Israel and to the Palestine... More >
Lecture | April 4 | 4-6 p.m. | 270 Stephens Hall
The Goli otok (Barren island) labor camp was one of the best kept secrets in Titos Yugoslavia. During the Tito-Stalin split of 1948, over 13,000 genuine and alleged Stalin supporters were incarcerated and subjected to harsh treatment. Violence and hard labor were used in order to politically re-educate inmates. Several methods used in the camps, including a complex system of fictional... More >
Colloquium | April 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 4226 Dwinelle Hall
Romance Linguistics Working Group & Francophone Studies Working Group,
Romance Linguistics Working Group & Francophone Studies Working Group
The Romance Linguistics Working Group and Francophone Studies Working Group are pleased to announce an upcoming mini-colloquium, set for April 5, 2017. The theme of our event is "Romance outside Europe."
RSVP by April 3 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium: Townsend Book Chat with Diliana Angelova. Intro by Thomas Laqueur.
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Sacred Founders argues that from the time of Augustus through early Byzantium, a discourse of "sacred founders helped legitimate the authority of the emperor and his family. Introduction by Thomas Laqueur.
Lecture | April 5 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Alongside a distinguished career in college and university planning, Ira Fink has assembled a significant research collection of books on synagogue architecture and Jewish ceremonial art. A graduate of UC Berkeleys College of Environmental Design and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, Dr. Finks family collection includes one of the few surviving sets of the eleven lithographs of... More >
Lecture | April 7 | 4-6 p.m. | 109 Moses Hall
Conference/Symposium | April 8 | 188 Dwinelle Hall
CALIFORNIA SLAVIC COLLOQUIUM
Conference/Symposium | April 8 | 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room
Richard Antaramian, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Southern California; Yasar Tolga Cora, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Armenian Studies Program & History, University of Michigan; Mehmet Polatel, Ataturk Institute of Modern Turkish Studies, Bogazici University; Aysenur Korkmaz, PhD Researcher, Regional, Transitional, and European Studies, University of Amsterdam; Owen Miller, Affiliated Faculty, Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College; Umit Kurt, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University; Yektan Turkyilmaz, Adjunct Professor, University of Cyprus; Elke Hartmann, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Ludwig Maximilians University
The goal of this conference is to take stock of the research produced by a new generation of scholars who have already contributed to the broadening and deepening of our understanding of the past.
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