Date(s) - 03/21/2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
“The Making of a ‘Minority:’ Jews at the Time of the Collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the Rise of the Turkish Republic,” a Talk by Aron Rodrigue
Thursday, March 21, 2013, 6:30-8:00 pm, Room 5114
Free and Open to the Public
Aron Rodrigue is Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture at Stanford University, and he is director and Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities at the Stanford Humanities Center. Professor Rodrigue has been teaching history at Stanford since 1991 and is a research affiliate for the “Forum on Contemporary Europe” at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
Rodrigue is also the co-editor (with Steven Zipperstein) of the book series Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture, published by Stanford University Press. His publications include Sephardi Jewry: A History of the Judeo-Spanish Community, 14th-20th Centuries (2000, with Esther Benbassa) and Jews and Muslims: Images of Sephardi and Eastern Jewries in Modern Times (2003). His books have appeared in numerous translations abroad.
Aron Rodrigue is the current director of the Mediterranean Forum as well and has previously served as the Chair of the History Department (2005-2008) and the Co-Director of the Taube Center for Jewish Studies (2001-2005).
Middle East and Middle East American Center
Co-Sponsored with the Ph.D. Program in History
and the Center for Jewish Studies