Anna Band

Research Interests

Modern Jewish history (social, cultural, and intellectual); German-Jewish history; nineteenth and twentieth century Hebrew, Yiddish, and German-Jewish literature; gender and Jewish history; history of housing, space, and place; Jewish migration and urbanization; Jewish memoir and memory

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Benny Bar-Lavi

Research Interests

Intellectual history; longue durée history of ideas; political thought in early modern Europe; early modern Spain and England; Conversos, Moriscos, and the Western Sephardi Diaspora; the reception of Machiavelli and Spinoza; “Judaism” and “Islam” as political concepts

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Tahel Rachel Goldsmith

Research Interests

Twentieth-century German history; Nazism and the Holocaust; comparative genocide; perpetrator studies; gender, sexuality, and the nation; history of space and place; material culture, especially architecture; history and memory

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Ilana McQuinn

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Jewish history; twentieth-century Europe; Central and East European history; Jewish-Gentile relations; the Cold War; censorship; culture and political change, media; literary, visual, and cinema studies; transnationalism and cultural exchange

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Alexandra Montero Peters

Research Interests

Medieval Iberia and the Near East; Muslims, Jews, and Christians in medieval Spain; literary and cultural exchange across the Mediterranean; codicology and translation enterprises

 

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