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What's On: October - December 2020

The Pears Institute holds seminars, workshops and conferences for scholars, and lectures, discussions and film screenings that are open to everyone.

POSTPONED – Pogroms and the Origins of the European Genocide of the Jews

14th May, 2020

POSTPONED – Pogroms and the Origins of the European Genocide of the Jews

Professor Jeffrey Veidlinger, University of Michigan

This talk examines how the genocidal violence that engulfed the region right after the Russian Revolution laid the groundwork for the Holocaust.

POSTPONED – At Home in Britain? Jewish Country Houses, Collections and National Memory
South Front, Waddesdon Manor. Photo Studio 8 © National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

19th May, 2020

POSTPONED – At Home in Britain? Jewish Country Houses, Collections and National Memory

Professor Abigail Green, University of Oxford, Dr Thomas Stammers, Durham University

What do the fate of these houses and the extraordinary art collections that once embellished them tell us about the changing place of Jews and Jewishness in Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

Professor David Feldman, Director – 3

We build alliances to promote knowledge and share understanding, making our work ever-more relevant in a world threatened by populisms and conspiracy theories from the political left and right

Professor David Feldman, Director

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