JICNY SALON TALK: THE JEWS OF LIVORNO (TUSCANY), ITALY

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Date(s) - 02/24/2015
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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The JICNY Salon Talk:

Enjoy an evening of food, friends and stimulating topics!

With Francesca Bregoli, “The Jews of Livorno (Tuscany), Italy”

Francesca Bregoli is assistant professor of history at Queens College, where she also holds the Joseph and Oro Halegua chair in Greek and Sephardic Jewish Studies. Originally from Italy, she received a PhD in History from the University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Jewish Art and Material Culture from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Her research concentrates on eighteenth-century Italian and Sephardi Jewish history. She is the author of “Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform” (Stanford University Press, 2014).

This class will take place in a private home.

Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

We hope that you will join us for this unique, historical evening.

COST: $10 online, $15 at door

(for walk-ins at door, please RSVP at events@jicny.com and we will email you the address; cash only at door)