- Tuesday, November 27, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm at Thomson 317 on the UW Campus
Alon Tal will discuss how policies and planning can keep population growth sustainable in Israel.
Water and the Environment in the Middle East: Israel’s Sustainability Challenges in the Desalination EraTuesday, November 27, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Kane Hall 110
Professor Alon Tal will discuss the lessons that Israel's experience with desalination can offer an increasingly water-scarce world.
- Wednesday, December 5, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Kane Hall 130
Ladino Day 2018 will showcase Paris-based author François Azar's collections of Ladino folktales, which bring Sephardic traditions to new generations.
Jewish Studies faculty share perspectives on anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic violence.
François Azar, a leader of the French Sephardic revival, on writing his own Ladino folktales, censorship, and why he is confident about the future.
Video: Gary Shteyngart discusses his new novel and “the new dystopia” of America in the 2018 Stroum Lectures
Author Gary Shteyngart shares tales from the world of hedge fund management and Trump's America that informed his new novel "Lake Success."
About Stroum Center Events
- The Stroum Center brings world-class speakers and performers to the UW
- Stroum Center events are offered to students and the public free of charge
- Our frequent programming partners on campus include the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the Departments of Philosophy, History, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilization (NELC), among others
- Our annual marquee events, the Stroum Lectures, began in the 1970s and are still going strong
- The Stroum Center frequently partners to support events happening in the Seattle community, such as the Seattle Jewish Film Festival and Hillel’s Sephardic Hanukkah
- Examples of recent innovative program series: Hebrew and the Humanities Symposium and the Spinoza and Modern Jewish Philosophy Conference