The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Past Events

Past Events
Mar 12, 2020

Inclusion and Exclusion: The Polish Nation and Arab America (CANCELED)

758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01002(map)
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Mar 5, 2020

Lecture: Jeffrey Herf, “Antisemitism During and After the Holocaust”

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, 758 N. Pleasant St. UMass campus
5:00 pm

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Nov 14, 2019

States of Belonging: From Post-Fascist Germany to Latinx U.S.A.

IHGMS
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

In the academic year 2019-2020, the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is hosting an interdisciplinary group of scholars from...
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

IHGMS
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

IHGMS
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”...