Please join the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at UNC Charlotte for a salon-style series exploring some of the major themes of Jewish history in Europe (and its empires) from the early Middle Ages through the Dreyfus affair.
Five lectures by noted scholars in the UNC Charlotte Department of History will focus on the Mediterranean, England, the Spanish and Dutch empires, and France, respectively.
All lectures are from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Location details provided at time of registration. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 704.944.6757.
February 20: Dr. Jürgen Buchenau, “You Can Run or You Can Hide: Jews and the Spanish Empire”. Dr. Jürgen Buchenau is Professor and Chair of the Department of History at UNC Charlotte. He received his Ph.D. in History from UNC Chapel Hill. His teaching interests include world and Latin American history, with a specialization in the history of modern Mexico. He is the author, co-author, and editor of nine books, most recently, Mexico’s Once and Future Revolution: Social Upheaval and the Challenge of Rule since the Late Nineteenth Century (Duke University Press, 2013). He is now working a history of United States-Mexican relations and a book on the politics and political economy of early twentieth-century Mexico.