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

Eighteenth Annual Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Lecture

For the Public
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
5:00 PM

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion
Kislak Center, 6th Floor
Van Pelt Library
3420 Walnut Street 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

This lecture will focus on eschatology and slavery on the New World plantations of Christian and Jewish settlers in seventeenth-century Suriname.


Natalie Zemon Davis

University of Toronto

Professor Natalie Zemon Davis is the 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.

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History Department, Jewish Studies Program