Beyond the Metropolis: Jews and Settler Cities

In a 1930 study sociologist Arthur Ruppin coined the term “Jewish metropolization” to describe the high rates of urbanization by Jews after 1800. He noted that Jews appeared to have a special preference for very large cities: Berlin, Warsaw, Vienna, Budapest, Odessa,...

Feminist Public Histories

22 November 6:00-7:30 pm, with reception to follow Lucy Delap (Cambridge) This lecture offers an opportunity to reflect on how, by whom and for whom history is produced. It examines the teaching of public history in higher education, acknowledging the recent powerful...

Songs of Suffrage: a concert of women’s music and voices, 1900-1925

1 November 2018, 6:30-8:30 Tickets £5 concession, £10 general admission. Includes pre-concert drink and exhibition entry. Featuring members of the Berkeley Ensemble with Dr Kate Kennedy, broadcaster and historian as the narrator The IHR and Senate House Library host a...

Yad Vashem: New Free Online Course on Antisemitism

Type: Workshop Subject Fields: Jewish History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, European History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, World History / Studies Yad Vashem’s new and innovative online course Antisemitism: From Its Origins to...