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Lecture: 'The Transnational 1948 War for Palestine'

Event Details

November 16, 2016
12:15 pm

Herter Hall

Room: 301

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Prof. Jonathan Skolnik

“The Transnational 1948 War for Palestine”: A lecture by Shay Hazkani.

Shay Hazkani is assistant professor of Jewish Studies at University of Maryland College Park. His talk centers on the soldiers who fought in the 1948 war - Israeli, Palestinian, Moroccan, Iraqi, Egyptian, Syrian, and Lebanese – based upon sources including troves of letters sent home by soldiers.

Sponsored by German and Scandinavian Studies in conjunction with Honors College 391AH “Zionism and Modern Nationalism.” Co-sponsored by the Department of History. 

Event Category

Lecture/Talk/Panel History