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Lecture: Samuel Kassow "Reportage in the Ghetto"

September 19, 2019
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The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies in partnership with the Jewish Public Library and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre present a  public lecture by Professor Samuel Kassow of Trinity College.

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The lecture will take place on Thursday Night, September 19 at 7:30 PM In the Atrium of the SB Building, Concordia University, 1590, Dr. Penfield (corner Cote-des Neiges; Metro: Guy-Concordia). Light refreshments will be served.

The subject of this lecture is: 

Reportage in the Ghettos:
the writings of Peretz Opoczynski and Joseph Zelkowicz

 

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Samuel Kassow is Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College. He is the author of Students Professors and the State in Tsarist Russia: 1884-1917 (1989), The Distinctive Life of East European Jewry (2003) and Who will Write Our History: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Secret Ghetto Archive (2007). He is also co-editor of Between Tsar and People (1993) and edited In Those Nightmarish Days: the Ghetto Reportage of Peretz Opoczynski and Josef Zelkowicz (2016). 

 

• Professor Kassow will also present the film “Who Will Write Our History” based on his book at the Jewish Public Library on September 18 at 7:30 PM. 

For further information:

email: cjs.fas@concordia.ca   telephone: 514-848-2424, x2074

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