THE NEW HISTORY & ISRAELI PUBLIC CULTURE

Sponsored by: UCSB Center for Middle East Studies, Department of History,
and the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center

Saturday, February 2, 2002 - 9:00am-5:30pm
University of California, Santa Barbara
Humanities & Social Sciences Building,
6th Floor McCune Room


Session
1 9:00am-10:20am
Parameters of the New History Debate
Richard Hecht, UCSB Department of Religious Studies
Gabi Piterberg, UCLA Department of History

Session 2 10:40am-12:00pm
Sociological Perspectives on the New History & Decolonization
Lisa Hajjar, UCSB Department of Law and Society
Gershon Shafir, UCSD Department of Sociology

Session 3 1:00pm-2:20pm
The New History and the Israeli Left
Joel Beinin, Stanford Department of History
Zachary Lockman, NYU Department of History

Session
4 2:40pm-4:00pm
Roundtable Discussion with All the Panelists
Chair of Panels: Nancy Gallagher, UCSB Department of History

 

Film Showing 4:00pm-5:30pm

500 DUNAM ON THE MOON (2001) by Rachel Leah Jones



The filmmaker will be present to discuss this documentary film about the village of Ain Hod that was depopulated in 1948 and is now an Israeli artists’ colony.

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