Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta publishes a piece on Hanukkah and Christmas

Dec. 6, 2023

Samira Mehta's article "Hanukkah celebrations have changed dramatically − but the same is true of Christmas" was recently published in The Conversation . You can read it here.

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Program aims to offer deeper insight into Israel, Gaza war and history

Nov. 27, 2023

In response to public requests, CU Boulder experts will discuss range of topics in Arab-Israeli conflict at Wednesday forum, which is open to the community. A weekend cease-fire extension and the continuing release of hostages have raised some hopes, but the devastating war in the Middle East has also raised...

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Hilary Falb Kalisman receives the History of Education Society's Outstanding Book Award

Nov. 10, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Hilary Falb Kalisman! Her book, Teachers As Statebuilders: Education and the Making of the Modern Middle East , has received the History of Education Society's Outstanding Book Award for 2022!

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan's co-edited book on Holocaust petitioning now published in up-dated paperback edition

Oct. 16, 2023

Berghahn, New York, just published an up-dated paperback edition of Thomas Pegelow Kaplan's and Wolf Gruner (USC)'s 2020 co-edited collection " Resisting Persecution: Jews and their Petitions during the Holocaust ". In her assessment, Marion Kaplan (New York University) stressed that “ in exploring how persecuted Jews petitioned Nazi officials—and,...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta's book featured in CU article

Aug. 28, 2023

Samira Mehta's book was featured this month in CU's Arts & Sciences Magazine. You can read the article here .

Brian Catlos

Brian Catlos honored for promoting diversity and inclusion

Aug. 16, 2023

Brian Catlos recieved the 2023 ASCEND award, which recognizes faculty, staff, and students for their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. Catlos was selected as Faculty Awardee for his work on Mediterranean Studies and with the CU Mediterranean Studies Group (since 2011) and the Mediterranean Seminar , both of which...

Samira Mehta

Samira Mehta mentioned in article on abortion rights

July 28, 2023

Samira Mehta is mentioned in an article published by AP Business News about abortion rights. Read the article here .

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan published a new book

July 26, 2023

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan published a new co-edited book this summer, titled Polizei und Holocaust: Eine Generation nach Christopher Brownings Ordinary Men . Read an English translation of the summary below: How was the Holocaust possible? What made "ordinary men" become mass murderers? The historical analysis of democratic decay can be...

Sam Boyd

Sam Boyd published an essay in The Conversation

June 26, 2023

The tree of life—a powerful image in Judaism for thousands of years—signifies more than immortality Jurors recently delivered a guilty verdict for the gunman who killed 11 worshippers in Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue—the deadliest antisemitic attack in U.S. history. Tree of Life has almost become shorthand for the tragedy,...

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan

Yom HaShoah Readings Make Local News

April 19, 2023

On Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History, organized a public reading of the names of European Jews murdered by the Germans and their allies during the Holocaust. Watch the local news clip here .