NEW! Webinars of Interest to History Students


Affirmative Squatting: Mizrahi Women in Israel Correcting Past Injustices

Thursday, October 29, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT Zoom Event

An academic seminar with Claris Harbon, Research Associate, Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University. Assistant Professor in Gender Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane. A scholar of law, socio-legal studies, race/ethnicity studies, and gender studies, her work examines the home, especially public housing in Israel as a site of both oppression and resistance. Free and open to all; registration required.

Women Soaring Project's Call for Entries for Fall 2020 Exhibit on Women Suffragists

Deadline for Entries November 1, 2020

WSP was created this past summer as an interactive arts and culture project seeking to see, know, and appreciate women in history. WSP's inaugural Fall 2020 exhibit fortuitously focuses on"Women Suffragists" in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote this past August 26th. We are reaching out to you to see if there is any chance you would be able to help us publicize the call for entries for the Fall 2020 exhibit among your students, colleagues, and other contacts. The deadline to submit is Sunday, November 1st. At the close of the entry period, a group of jurors will choose three exceptional artworks to be featured in a virtual "walkable" gallery. All submitted and featured entries will be available for viewing online in the WSP Gallery from December 1-31, 2020. Please click HEREfor more information on the Fall 2020 exhibit. Please click HEREto go directly to the official Fall 2020 call for entries.

American Jews & the State of Israel: As One or Divided? Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy in conversation with Jonathan Sarna and Shirley Idelson, based on the book "Never Alone" 

Monday, November 9, 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST Zoom Event

Co-hosted by the Office of the President of Brandeis University. Hear Natan Sharansky, hero of the Soviet Jewry movement and former chair of Israel's Jewish Agency, along with his "Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People" co-author, historian Gil Troy, in conversation with Schusterman Center Director, Jonathan D. Sarna, and Director of the Hornstein Program, Rabbi Shirley Idelson. Free and open to all; registration required.