Book Talk: Post-Communist Mafia State: The Case of Hungary
Time: 12:00pm, Thursday, February 25, 2016
Venue: Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th St. more information

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2016 Spring/Summer catalogue is available for download.

Center for Jewish History and Leo Baeck Institute (with additional support from the Hungarian Cultural Center) present How They Lived: The Everyday Lives of Hungarian Jews, 1867-1940

Discussants:
András Koerner,
author
Natalia Aleksiun
, Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Touro College in New York and Assistant Professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences' Institute of History in Warsaw (Poland);
Ilse J. Lazaroms
, CJH Prins Post Doctoral Fellow, and
Howard N. Lupovitch, Wayne State University.
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Darius Staliunas, author of Enemies for a Day: Antisemitism and Anti-Jewish Violence in Lithuania under the Tsar, talks about his book at Stanford University.
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He also gives a lecture on 4th February about Lithuanians and Jews in the 19th Century at The Melikian Center at Arizona State University more

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The Anti-American Century

Edited by Ivan Krastev Centre for Liberal Strategies, Bulgaria, and Alan McPherson Howard University, Washington D.C.

This book interrogates the nature of anti-Americanism today and over the last century. It asks several questions: How do we define the phenomenon from different perspectives: political, social, and cultural? What are the historical sources and turning points of anti-Americanism in Europe and elsewhere? What are its links with anti-Semitic sentiment? Has anti-Americanism been beneficial or self-destructive to its “believers”? Finally, how has the United States responded and why?

The authors, scholars from a multitude of countries, tackle the potential political consequences of anti-Americanism in Eastern and Central Europe, the region that has been perceived as strongly pro-American.

Contents

Introduction Ivan Krastev; The Anti-American Century? Ivan Krastev; “Little America” Eastern European Economic Cultures in the EU Janos Matyas Kovacs; Anti-Americanism in Latin America and the Caribbean: “False Populism” or Coming Full Circle? Alan McPherson; Rethinking Young Anti-Americanism in South Korea Youngshik Bong and Katharine H. S. Moon; How “Big Brother” Became the “Great Satan”: Changing Perceptions of the United States among the Muslim Communities of Southeast Asia Farish Ahmad Noor; A Plea for Distinctions: Disentangling Anti-Americanism from Anti-Semitism Brian Klug

 

2007
170 pages
ISBN 978-963-7326-80-6 cloth $39 .95 / €33.95 / £30.00

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