Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Peterruti Lounge
Presenter: Professor Israel Bartal
Professor Israel Bartal will give a public lecture entitled: "Imperial Identities: Nationalism, Politics and Culture in Early 20th Century Israel." Professor Bartal is the Avraham Harman Professor of Jewish History and the former dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A world-renowned scholar of the history and culture of Eastern European Jewry, Jewish nationalism, and the Jews of Palestine in the pre-Zionist era, Professor Bartal has written numerous publications, including The Jews of Eastern Europe: 1772–1881 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005, 2006) and Cossack and Bedouin: Land and People in Jewish Nationalism (Tel Aviv: Am Oved Publishers, 2007).