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連絡先:鶴見太郎 shukran_afwan [at]



January 20

10:00-10:10 Introduction

Taro Tsurumi

10:10-12:00 Session I - From Russia to Palestine Only Parts of the Program: On Zionism as a Personal Revolution/Brian Horowitz Categories of Experience and Projection: Pogroms, People, and State in the Russian Zionist Imagination/Taro Tsurumi January 20

13:30-15:20 Session II - Categories in New Regimes On the Origin of a Bio-Political Identity: Jews and Bolsheviks in the Russian Civil War/Elissa Bemporad From Jordanians to PLO Supporters: A Palestinian Alternative Identity/Hiroyuki Suzuki

15:45-17:35 Session III - The Local and the Translocal Entangled Litvak Jewry in a Time of Transition: Zalman Reyzen's Vision of Vilna as a Jewish Civil Society/Samuel Kassow Palestinian Popular Identities in Lifta: Oral Histories on a Destroyed Palestinian Village/Miyuki Kinjo

18:00-20:00 Reception

Open to anyone with registration in advance: mail me for registration

January 21

9:30-12:10 Session IV - In Search of Categories, or Out of Ones The National Boundaries of Citizenship in Mandate Palestine: Of Naturalization Applications and British Categorizations of ‘Former Ottomans’/Lauren Banko The Matter of Time: A Native’s Trajectory/Sherene Seikaly Labeling and Categorizing the Enemy: The PLO Research Center's Studies of Jews and Zionism/Jonathan Gribetz

13:30-15:20 Session V - Between the East and the West

Semitism: A Short History of a Controversial (Jewish) Concept/Hanan Harif Mapping the Categories: Neutral, Political, and Other Groupings Referenced in Life Story Narratives of Jewish Polish and Iraqi Women Who Immigrated to Israel in the 1950s/Aziza Khazzoom

15:35-17:30 General discussion/Every panelist and audience






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