Upcoming Events



Upcoming special guest lectures!

All will be held in Lown 315 at 2:30 pm


Tuesday, February 3

Lecture by Laura Jockusch
Martin Buber Society Fellow in Jewish History, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Laura Jockusch is Martin Buber Society Fellow in Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and teaches in the International M.A. Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa. She is a historian specializing in the social, cultural, and political history of European Jews in the Holocaust and postwar periods. In 2007, she received her Ph.D. from New York University with a thesis on the beginnings of Holocaust research by Jews and from a Jewish perspective in the aftermath of World War II


Tuesday, February 10
Lecture by Omer Bartov
John P. Birkelund Distiniguished Professor of European History and Professor of History and Professor of German Studies​, Brown University

Title:  The Holocaust as Communal Massacre: Interethnic Relations and Genocide in Eastern Europe

Born in Israel and educated at Tel Aviv University and St. Antony's College, Oxford, Omer Bartov began his scholarly work with research on the Nazi indoctrination of the German Wehrmacht under the Third Reich and the crimes it committed during the war in the Soviet Union.

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Farwell to Professor Marc Brettler!

Tuesday, April 21 at 5 pm

After more than 3 decades, Marc Brettler, Dora Golding Professor of Biblical Studies, will be leaving Brandeis University.  Please join us at 5 pm to celebrate his devoted service, prolific scholarship, and years of teaching excellence as he departs.  To  be held in the Faculty Club; specific room to be announced.  Refreshments will be served.  All faculty, students, alumni, colleagues are welcome!