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Lecture: Samuel Kassow "Reportage in the Ghetto"

September 19, 2019

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.

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


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. 

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