Regaining Jerusalem: Eschatology and Slavery in Jewish Colonization in 17th-Century Suriname

 

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

Regaining Jerusalem: Eschatology and Slavery in Jewish Colonization in 17th-Century Suriname

Tuesday, March 3, 2015   5:00 PM

Van Pelt Library, 6th floor

Natalie Zemon Davis, University of Toronto, with an introduction by Roger Chartier, University of Pennsylvania/Collège de France

Professor Natalie Zemon Davis, author of The Return of Martin Guerre, recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal, former president of the American Historical Association, and the Katz Center’s inaugural David B. Ruderman Distinguished Scholar, presented a lecture focusing on eschatology and slavery on the New World plantations of Christian and Jewish settlers in 17th-century Suriname.

Speaker: 
Natalie Zemon Davis, University of Toronto
Event Location: 

Kislak Center, Class of '78 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor

3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Event Date and Time: 
March 03, 2015 5:00pm
Open to the public
Sponsors: 
History Department
Sponsors: 
Jewish Studies Program
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