A Failed Utopia: Yiddish Nationalism

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: Engelska parken Hus 22: 1017
  • Lecturer: Prof. Israel Bartal, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Organiser: Forum för judiska studier, Paideia och Teologiska fakulteten
  • Contact person: Lars M Andersson
  • Seminarium

Israel Bartal is Professor Emeritus of Jewish History, and the former Dean of the Faculty of
Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2006-2010).

He served as the Chair of the Historical Society of Israel (2007-2015). Since 2016 he is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences.Professor Bartal taught at Harvard, Johns Hopkins, McGill, University of Pennsylvania and Rutgers, as well as at Moscow State University and the Central European University in Budapest. He is the author of The Jews of Eastern Europe. 1772-1881 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005, 2006). Published also in Hebrew, Russian and German.