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Postponed: “Beyond Sympathy and Antisemitism:  The International Community and the Creation of the State of Israel, 1947-1949"

Monday, April 8, 2024 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Biotechnology Building, G10
Central Campus

THIS TALK HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 24, 2024 DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT

Derek Penslar, William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History, Department of History at Harvard University shares his views on antisemitism.

The talk is scheduled for 5 p.m. in Room G10 of the Biotechnology Building. eCornell link coming soon.

Penslar’s research has engaged with a variety of approaches and methods, including the history of science and technology, economic history, military history, biography, post-colonial theory and the history of emotions. His most recent book is “Zionism: An Emotional State,” and he is currently writing a book about worldwide reactions to the 1948 Palestine War.

Sponsored by: Office of the Provost; College of Arts & Sciences; Department of Near Eastern Studies; Jewish Studies Program; Religious Studies Program; Center for Racial Justice and Equitable Futures; Clarke Initiative for Law and Development in the Middle East at the Cornell Law School; Comparative Muslim Societies; Critical Ottoman + Post-Ottoman Studies; Einhorn Center for Community Engagement; Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies; Society for the Humanities.

For more information, visit https://as.cornell.edu/public-engagement/antisemitism-and-islamophobia-examined.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please email Lori Sonken at ljs269@cornell.edu.

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