Upcoming Events

posterAs part of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies is partnering with the local Hillel chapter for a panel discussion on "Israel at 70: Achievements, Challenges and Conflicts." Panelists include Prof. Ryan Curtis (Government and Justice Studies) and Center Director Prof. Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (CJHPS). The panel will begin on the eve of Yom Haatzmaut on Wednesday, April 18, at 7:00 pm in the Plemmons Student Union's Summit Trail Solarium, Room 118, first floor

Prof. JarauschOn Thursday, April 19, eminent historian Prof. Konrad H. Jarausch, Lurcy Professor of European Civilization at UNC-Chapel Hill, will give an evening lecture entitled “Broken Lives: How Ordinary German Jews and Gentiles Experienced the Twentieth Century.” It will begin at 7:30 pm in Belk Library Room 114. His talk will also be part of the events co-organized by the Center to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel. It is free of charge and no tickets are required. For more information, call 828.262.2311.
posterAs part of ASU's Series to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Global Revolts of 1968, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies has joined the Department of Philosophy and Religion in co-organizing a panel discussion on "The Revolutionary Claim of '68: Remembering a Global Upheaval at 50." Panelists include Dr. Michael Behrent (History), Dr. Nancy Love (Government and Justic Studies), Dr. Thomas Pegelow Kaplan (Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies), and Dr. Joe Weiss (Philosophy and Religion). The panel will begin on Monday, April 23, at 7:00 pm in Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114, first floor. For more information, contact Dr. Joseph Weiss (Philosophy and Religion) at or the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at or call 828.262.2311.