Past Events

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, TJSS, and Duke Jewish Studies. This seminar is for faculty and graduate students. No reservations are required. It is being held at UNC Chapel Hill in Hyde Hall, incubator room (2nd floor).Yaacov Deutsch is the head of the History Department... Read More »
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
Freeman Center for Jewish Life
Join Jewish Life at Duke, Duke Center for Jewish Studies, Duke Athletics, and Duke Friends of Israel as we welcome David Blu to the Freeman Center in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the creation of the State of Israel. Join us for a FREE "al ha-esh" (Israeli BBQ) style dinner in honor of Yom... Read More »
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gross Hall, Ahmadieh Family Auditorium, Room 107
In honor of Yom HaShoah, The Duke Center for Jewish Studies in connection with the Coalition for Preserving Memory is proud to welcome Ernie Gross and Don Greenbaum. Ernie Gross survived the horror of Dachau, while Don Greenbaum helped to liberate the Camp as part of Patton's Third Army. Please... Read More »
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
After our 24-Hour Name Reading Ceremony, we will be bringing in a panel of guests to discuss the importance of remembering and recognizing the victims of genocide. Present will include a Rwandan Genocide survivor, Armenian Genocide descendant, Holocaust descendant, Righteous (Among the Nations)... Read More »
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Carr 229
Giacomo Todeschini, Professor of History at Università di Trieste, is a renowned historian of medieval and early modern economic thought. His research concerns the history of medieval economic theories and linguistic constructs, the Christian doctrine of infamy and exclusion from citizenship and... Read More »
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gray 200
Francis Watson, is an English theologian and New Testament scholar. He commenced his career at King's College London before being appointed to the Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament Exegesis at the University of Aberdeen in 1999. In 2007 he took up his current position as Professor in the... Read More »
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Page Auditorium
In honor of the "70th Anniversary of Anne Frank's Diary", we will have the privilege of hosting Anne Frank's Stepsister- Mrs. Eva Schloss.Enter the world of Anne Frank as told by her stepsister and childhood friend, Eva Schloss. Playing hopscotch and drinking lemonade together, both girls would... Read More »
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 10:30am
West Duke, Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, Room 101
In recent years, "The State of Emergency" as a philosophical, critical and meta-legal concept, has received much attention, particularly through the work of Giorgio Agamben and a revived interest in the German jurist Carl Schmitt. In turn, legal scholars have turned their attention to emergency... Read More »
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gray 200
New Testament/ Jewish Studies Colloquium presents: Richard BurridgeThe Revd Canon Professor Richard Burridge has been Dean of King's College London since 1994, and received a personal Chair in Biblical Interpretation in 2008. After obtaining a first-class honours degree from the University of... Read More »
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:30am
Carr 229
How might, or should, we remember and live with the aftermath of genocide? Foregrounding the role of space and place, Anika Walke examines how people have remembered and lived with the effects and repercussions of systematic violence and genocide in Belarus. Building on a variety of sources... Read More »