The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Past Events

Past Events
Oct 26, 2017
Uta Larkey

Tamid Kadima: Zionism in Jewish DP Camps in Post-WWII Germany

IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
4:00 pm

Uta Larkey will examine the role of networks in displaced persons (DPs) camps and in the clandestine immigration activities to bring thousands of Jews from post-WWII Europe to Israel....
Professor Uta Larkey

Zionism in Jewish DP Camps in Post-WW2 Germany

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, UMass Amherst, 758 North Pleasant Street
4:00 pm

Lecture by Uta Larkey (Goucher)...
Oct 18, 2017
Cartoon of Sigmund Freud with the Acropolis on top of his head.

Freud on the Acropolis: On the Future of the Past

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, UMass Amherst, 758 North Pleasant Street
5:30 pm

Please join us this Wednesday 5:30 pm for a lecture by Vered Lev Kenaan (University of Haifa): “Freud on the Acropolis”...
Oct 17, 2017
book covers by Hans Kohn and Gershom Scholem

Thinking Through Nationalism and Mysticism: The Tangled Intellectual Biographies of Gershom Scholem and Hans Kohn

IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
5:00 pm

a symposium with Amir Engel (Hebrew University) and Adi Gordon (Amherst College)...

Thinking Through Nationalism and Mysticism: The Tangled Intellectual Biographies of Gershom Scholem and Hans Kohn

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, UMass Amherst, 758 North Pleasant Street(map)
5:00 pm

A symposium with Amir Engel (Hebrew University) and Adi Gordon (Amherst College)...
Oct 5, 2017
Peter Baehr

Ethnic Cleansing, Class Cleansing: From Hannah Arendt to Victor Zaslavsky

601 Herter Hall
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Peter Baehr, professor and head of the department of sociology and social policy at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, speaks on "Ethnic Cleansing, Class Cleansing: From Hannah Arendt to Victor...
Sep 14, 2017
Detail from the cover of Native America and the Question of Genocide

Native America and the Question of Genocide

IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

"Native America and the Question of Genocide," a lecture by Professor Alex Alvarez of Northern Arizona University....