This symposium brings together scholars in history, literary studies and sociology, from the US, Israel and Europe, to explore the idea of the ghetto as it developed from the early modern period to the present, and to consider the institutional, social, and cultural practices that have constituted (and constitute) ghettos in everyday life.
Organised by: Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London, in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London, and the Department of English Literature, University of Reading.
Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017
Time: 9.30am – 5.45pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
Speakers: Bryan Cheyette, University of Reading; Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University; Emily Michelson, University of St Andrews; Dan Michman, International Institute for Holocaust Research, Yad Vashem and Filippo De Vivo, Birkbeck, University of London
Free event open to scholars: