TESTING BORDERS, CROSSING BORDERS: SOVIET, POST-SOVIET AND BEYOND

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Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
October 25, 2022
Location: 
Israel
Subject Fields: 
Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

TESTING BORDERS, CROSSING BORDERS:

SOVIET, POST-SOVIET AND BEYOND

 

October 25, 2022

 

Rabin building, room 3001

Mount Scopus Campus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (also via Zoom)

 https://huji.zoom.us/j/86343568113?pwd=RStBaG40UE1pUkFnb09PYWdyNGxjUT09

 

11.30 am – 1.00 pm

Panel 1. Evolving Immigrant Identities: Languages and Cultural Production.

Chair and Discussant: Zeev Khanin (Bar-Ilan University and Ariel University)

Participants:

Larissa Remennick (Bar-Ilan University)

Farewell to Pushkin: The Russian to Hebrew Language Shift in Generations 1.5 and 2.0 of Russian Israelis.

 Alex Moshkin (Koç University)

Dual Diaspora: Russophone Culture in Search of Israeli Identity.

Anna Prashizky (Western Galilee College)

Orientalization of Second-generation Russian-speaking Immigrants in the Israeli Periphery.

 

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm – lunch break

                                                                                                                                                    

2.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Panel 2. Grassroot Initiatives and Grassroot Perspectives at the Era of “Developed Socialism.”

Chair and Discussant: Dina Moyal (Tel Aviv University)

 

Participants:

Alex Valdman (Tel Aviv University)

Constructing a Diaspora: Soviet Jews and Israeli Visitors to the USSR before 1967.

Anna Kushkova (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Transition from “Planned” to “Market” Economy: the Case of Soviet Jewish Clandestine Entrepreneurs and the Issue of “Economic Embeddedness.”

Arkady Zeltser (Yad Vashem)

                                   The Cold War and Holocaust Memorialization in the USSR

 

4.00 pm – 4.30 pm – coffee break

 

4.30 pm – 6.00 pm

Keynote presentation: The End of the Post-Soviet Era or the Importance of the 1990s for the 21st Century

Jan Behrends, Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung (Potsdam) and European University Viadrina (Frankfurt Oder), Fellow of the Fund for the Advancement of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Israel

Chair and discussant: Eli Lederhendler (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

For further information please contact: merkaznev@savion.huji.ac.il

Contact Info: 

The Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry

The Jebrew University of Jerusalem