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The Vanishing Minority: Human Rights as Jewish Politics in Postwar America

SFS Program for Jewish Civilization

Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

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Part of the PJC Fall Lecture Series.

James Loeffler is Dean's Visiting Scholar on the Andrew Mellon Foundation New Foundations Fellowship at Georgetown University Law Center. He is on leave from the University of Virginia, where he is Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies. At UVA, he created the first undergraduate course on the History of Human Rights. A specialist in modern European and Jewish history, he is currently at work on a book entitled, The Vanishing Minority: Human Rights as Jewish Politics, 1919-1989 and an edited volume, The Law of Strangers: Critical Perspectives on Jewish Lawyering and International Legal Thought. Other publications include "The Conscience of America: Human Rights, Jewish Politics, and American Foreign Policy at the United Nations San Francisco Conference, 1945," and his prize-winning firstbook, The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire (Yale Univ. Press, 2010). Professor Loeffler also serves as advisor to the Kennedy Center's Pro Musica Hebraica Jewish concert series. 

This event is open to the public. RSVP is requested. A light lunch will be served.

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McShain Lounge, McCarthy Hall
37th & O Sts, NW
Washington, DC 20057

Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)


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