A postgraduate workshop with Professor Bernard Wasserstein (University of Chicago) will be running on 16 June 2014, entitled Archives: Their Uses and Their Perils. It will take place from 2-3:30pm, in Room 1.07, New College, Edinburgh.
Students interested in participating in this workshop should email Dr Hannah Holtschneider with a brief indication of their interests: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bernard Wasserstein is Professor Emeritus of Modern European Jewish History at the University of Chicago. He was born in London and educated at Oxford where he was later President of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. His many books include The Secret Lives of Trebitsch Lincoln, which won the Golden Dagger award for Non-Fiction from the Crime Writers Guild, and On the Eve: The Jews of Europe before the Second World War, which was awarded the Yad Vashem international book prize in 2013. The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews is published in spring 2014 by Harvard University Press.