Jewish History

Sponsored by Mark Storey and Carey Karmel in memory of David Eisenberg

Venue: North American History Room, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Monday 17.15

Convenors: Michael Berkowitz (UCL), Francois Guesnet (UCL), David Feldman (Birkbeck), Shirli Gilbert (Southampton), Andrea Schatz (KCL), Adam Sutcliffe (KCL).

Seminars consist of a 40-50 min presentation, followed by a Question and Answers session. For further details and updates, please contact Michael Berkowitz (

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
20 May
The activities of the German-Jewish youth movement, Bachad (Brit Chalutzim Dat’im), 1928-1948: A straightforward implementation of religious Zionist ideology?
Verity Steele (Southampton University)
IHR North American History Room

3 June
To mediate or litigate? Jurisdictional choices in family disputes among eighteenth-century London Sephardim
Wendy Filer (KCL)
Room 331, Foster Court, University College London (UCL)

17 June
Kindertransport in France?
Laura Hobson Faure (Université Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle)
room 307, Foster Court, University College London (UCL