The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Past Events

Past Events
Nov 7, 2019
Oct 29, 2019

Rethinking the 1948 War

Herter Hall 227
5:00 pm

The lecture will deal with the nature of the first Arab-Israeli war of 1948, the aims of the various participants, the refugee problems that the war engendered, and the balance of forces between...
Oct 28, 2019

The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924

5:00 pm

Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi, co-authors of The Thirty-Year Genocide, (Harvard University Press, 2019) will describe and analyze the destruction of Turkey's large Armenian, Greek and Assyrian ...
Oct 17, 2019

David Ben-Gurion and the First Israelis

5:00 pm

Tom Segev, a leading Israeli historian and journalist, presents his new book A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion....
Oct 16, 2019
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The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy

Arthur F. Kinney Center for Renaissance Studies
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

“The Wandering Woman in the Jewish Boy: Gender, Antisemitism, and the English City”...
Sep 17, 2019

Desert in the Promised Land: Nature, Settlement, and the Politics of Space in Israel

5:00 pm

A panel discussion of the new book Desert in the Promised Land by Yael Zerubavel....
May 1, 2019

Ripples in a Pond: The Effects of the Holocaust Over Generations

5:00 pm

2019 Annual Yom Hashoah Commemorative Event...
Apr 26, 2019

Digital Witnessing in “Jerusalem, We Are Here”

4:30 pm

Screening and discussion with the filmmaker Dorit Naaman...