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Past Five College Working Groups

 

(2020-2021) "Race and Representations"

The 2020-2021 Five College Working Group explored the topic of “Race and Representations.” Project organizers were Stephen Clingman, Distinguished Professor in the Department of English, and Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, both at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

(2019-2020) "Citizenship and Other States of Belonging"

The 2019-2020 Five College Working Group explored the topic of “Citizenship and Other States of Belonging.” The project organizers were Aviva Ben-Ur, Professor in the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, and Luis A. Marentes, Associate Professor in the Program in Spanish and Portuguese, both at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

(2018-2019) "1948: A Global History"

The 2018-2019 IHGMS Five College Working Group explored the topic of “1948: A Global History.” The project organizers are Alon Confino, Director of the IHGMS and Professor of History and of Judaic Studies; and Daniel Gordon, Professor of History, both at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
 


 

"Encounters"
 

(2020-2021) "Encounters"

The inaugural year of the collaborative series between The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and the Avraham Harman Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.