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Text and Violence in Jerusalem: Hebrew Graffiti on the Western Wall

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Text and Violence in Jerusalem: Hebrew Graffiti on the Western Wall

Text and Violence in Jerusalem: Hebrew Graffiti on the Western WallYair Wallach is Senior Lecturer in Israeli Studies at SOAS, University of London, where he is also the head of the SOAS Centre for Jewish Studies. He is a cultural and social historian of modern Palestine/Israel, who has published articles in Hebrew, Arabic and English on urban and visual culture, and on Jewish-Arab relations. His book, A City in Fragments: Urban Text in Modern Jerusalem, which was published by Stanford University Press in 2020, looks at Arabic and Hebrew street texts (inscriptions, banners, graffiti and other media) in modern Jerusalem.

Dr. Wallach is currently (2020-2022) a Leverhulme Research Fellow, and his project “The Arab Ashkenazi” looks at Jewish Ashkenazi acculturation in the Arab Levant. Wallach has also published articles in Haaretz, the Guardian, and other media.

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Date:
October 15
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
Phone:
781-736-2166
Email:
scis@brandeis.edu
Website:
https://www.brandeis.edu/israel-center/