- Monday, April 9, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at HUB 214, UW Campus
Orit Bashkin tells the story of the thousands of Iraqi Jews who immigrated to Israel between 1949-1951, only to be resettled in squalid transit camps. Her talk will shed light on these migrants' everyday lives and their determination to thrive in a new country.
- Tuesday, April 17, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm at Thomson 317 on the UW Campus
Prof. Mika Ahuvia explains ancient Jews' understandings of angels, demons, and magic, and how "magical" practices have influenced Jewish rituals, liturgy, and beliefs to this day.
Grad Fellows: Israeli Diplomacy, Jewish Refugees and Sephardic Soldiers in the 20th & 21st CenturiesFriday, April 27, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm at HUB 145, UW Campus
Graduate Fellows Samuel Gordon, Pablo Jairo Tutillo Maldonado, and Ozgur Ozkan share their research on migration, the Israeli state, and military participation in this academic panel.
Singer Yasmin Levy's fusion of traditional and modern Sephardic music drew a packed house for the fifth annual Ladino Day.
We are pleased to share our video recording of the November 30, 2016 International Ladino Day celebration in Seattle.
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