War, Revolution, and Jewish Life in Russia: Symposium

Friday, November 3, 2017
3:00 pm
King Library 320

In conjunction with the exhibit in King Library, the Havighurst Center is hosting a symposium that will explore the Blavatnik Archive materials. Three leading scholars of Jewish history will be deliver short presentations on their current research. 

Jeffrey Veidlinger, University of Michigan - "A Kind of Victory? The Return of Jews to Small-Town Ukraine" 

Anna Shternshis, University of Toronto - "And Then I killed Him: Red Army Soldiers Speak of the End of the Holocaust" 

Eugene Avrutin, University of Illinois - "A Tale of Two Murders: The Velizh and Beilis Blood Libel Cases"

Shabbat Dinner at Hillel House 

11 East Walnut Street, 6:30pm (this is preceded by a 5:30 service). Open to the public.