Marginalised Pasts: Jews and Muslims in the History of Europe

Marginalised Pasts: Jews and Muslims in the History of Europe

This event is the IHR Weidenfeld Lecture in Jewish History 2018.

Start Date:
Thursday 26th April 2018
Start Time:
7:00PM
Location:
British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London SW1Y 5AH
Contact:
http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/15698
Speakers:
Abigail Green
Cost:
This event is free to attend but advanced registration is required.
Website:
www.history.ac.uk

European history has been defined as a field by a notion of Europe – its borders, values, civilization and nationalities – that is structured by Christianity and its secular legacies. This lecture asks how thinking about the place of Jews and Muslims within the history of Europe transforms our understanding of the interface between Europe and the world, and challenges our understanding of what ‘Europe’ might mean.

Abigail Green is Professor of Modern European History at the University of Oxford. Shei s the author of Moses Montefiore: Jewish Liberator, Imperial Hero (2010) which was a TLS Book of the Year and a New Republic Best Book.

For more information or to book a place please go to history.ac.uk

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