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Boundaries, Nationalism, and 'Philosemitism' in Contemporary Poland

Apr 9, 2014 04:30PM to 06:00PM
012 Bendheim
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Genevieve Zubrzycki, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Sponsor: 

Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination and The Program in Judaic Studies

Dr. Zubrzycki is director of the Copernicus Program in Polish Judaic Studies, Associate Professor of Sociology and Faculty Associate at the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at University of Michigan. She studies national identity and religion, collective memory and mythology, and the place of religious symbols in the public sphere. Her book The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland (University of Chicago Press, 2006) won awards from the American Sociological Association, the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, and the Polish Studies Association. It is currently being translated into Polish (Krakow: Nomos, 2014). Please visit the LISD website for further details. http://lisd.princeton.edu/