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Jewish Genealogical lecture Sunday

Posted November 21, 2008 05:12 PM

The Jewish Genealogy Blog reports that Brown University Professor Omer Bartov will speak on "Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia," at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston's 2nd Annual Genealogy Lecture co-sponsored by Hebrew College.

The Lecture, jointly sponsored by JGSGB and Hebrew College, will take place at Hebrew College, 160 Herrick Road, Newton Center on Sunday, November 23, 2008, at 3 pm in Berenson Hall.

Admission is free and advance reservation is required due to limited capacity. Register at www.hebrewcollege.edu or at 617-559-8733.

Omer Bartov, an international authority on genocide, traces the destruction of the regionís Jewish communities under Nazi and Soviet rule, and explores the contemporary politics of memory in Ukraine. He is the Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University. His lecture draws on his most recent book, Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine (Princeton, 2007).

See more here at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston and Tracing the Tribe - The Jewish GenealogyBlog.

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