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2024 Lazaroff Lecture to consider ‘Roma, Jews, and the Holocaust’

Ohio University’s History Department will host the annual Lazaroff Lecture in Jewish history on Thursday, Feb. 29, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Baker Theater in Baker University Center. This year’s lecture, titled “Roma, Jews, and the Holocaust” is presented by Ari Joskowicz, Ph.D., Chair of Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt University.

Joskowicz is a historian of modern Jewish and European history. He is especially interested in the interplay between Jewish history and transnational minority politics since the Enlightenment. His book The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France (Stanford University Press, 2014) explores how German and French Jews in the 19th century defined their own modernity and national belonging by criticizing the anti-modern politics of the Catholic Church. 

The Lazaroff Memorial Lecture in Jewish history is made possible through funding by The Leonard Lazaroff, M.D. Endowment Established in Memory of the Lazaroff Family.

This event is free and open to the public. 

February 2, 2024
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