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E 434 | In this episode, historian Sarah Abrevaya Stein speaks to us about the journey of one Jewish family from Ottoman Salonica in the late nineteenth century to Manchester, Paris, Rio de Janeiro and beyond during the twentieth century. In her new book Family Papers, she reveals the poignant continuities and changes that accompanied the Sephardic family's movement from an imperial world into a national one through stories of displacement and genocide, endurance and survival. She also discusses the cache of family papers that allowed her to provide this uniquely intimate vantage on large-scale historical transformations. See more at: https://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2019/11/jewish-life-after-empire.html Sarah Abrevaya Stein is the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Director of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies, as well as Professor of History and the Maurice Amado Chair in Sephardic Studies at UCLA. She is the award-winning author and editor of nine books. Her new book, Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century, is available in November of 2019 with Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Sam Dolbee is a postdoctoral fellow in the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale University. His research is on the environmental history of the Jazira region in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. CREDITS
Episode No. 434
Release Date: 19 November 2019
Recording Location: Hagop Kevorkian Center, New York University Audio editing by Sam Dolbee and Chris Gratien
Music: Zé Trigueiros, "Chiaroscuro" and "Big Road of Burravoe"
Bibliography courtesy of Sam Dolbee and images courtesy of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux See more at: https://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2019/11/jewish-life-after-empire.html. . .
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