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'Libyan Jews: From Co-existence to Exodus' Seminar

Time:
18:00
Date:
20 October 2015
Venue:
Lecture Theatre C Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this seminar, please email Parkes Institute at parkes@southampton.ac.uk .

Event details

Part of the Parkes Research Seminar Series 2015/2016

Professor Roumani will discuss the Italian, British and the Arab period including traditions and customs of Libyan Jews.

Speaker information

Professor Maurice Roumani, Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Professor Maurice M. Roumani is a Political Scientist and a leading expert on Libyan Jews, Refugees, Migrations, Minorities and Jewish-Muslim Relations. He teaches Political Sociology and the Middle East at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev where he introduced the inter-disciplinary study of Sephardi and Oriental Heritage and consequently founded The J. R. Elyachar Center for Studies in Sephardi Heritage.

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