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Please join us as Prof. Abebe Zegeye presents the Michael and Elaine Jaffe Lecture in conjunction with the 52nd Annual Scholars' Conference.

During this lecture,  Prof. Zegeye will examine the common ideological threads that link the effects on Africans of the brutality of colonialism and the violence of National Socialism.

Abebe Zegeye (DPhil, Oxford) has conducted and published research on African and Social Identities. He has taught at Yale University, the University of California, Santa Barbara & the University of Warwick. At The University of South Africa, he held the Primedia Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies.  Over the last year, he was a senior research fellow at The Institute for The  Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy. He was also was Director of Higher Education Teacher Affairs, Ministry of Science and Higher Education in the Federal Republic of Ethiopia. Zegeye is the author of the highly acclaimed book, The Impossible Return: Struggle of the Ethiopian Jews, The Beta Isreal ( Red Sea Press, 2018). His forthcoming book is Sites of Remembering ( African World Press 2022). 

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