Global Judaism in Focus: Central Asia’s Bukharan Jews

Starts:
5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Location:
147 Bay State Rd, Elie Wiesel Center, Room JSC 201
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/otherwithin/2013/02/21/global-judaism-in-focus-colloquium-w-dr-alanna-cooper-march-6-2013/
Join cultural anthropologist Alanna E. Cooper, who will discuss her new book, "Bukharan Jews and the Dynamic of Global Judaism". Dr. Cooper, who received her doctorate from BU’s anthropology department, will share stories from her work among Bukharan Jews in Central Asia, Israel and New York. She offers an intimate portrayal of their Jewish experience, alongside a wide-angle lens on the maintenance of Jewish identity across the far reaches of the globe. This event is free and open to the public, refreshments to follow. Co-sponsored by The Other Within, The Boston University Anthropology Department, and the Florence & Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University. For more information, contact Program Coordinator, Sarah Leventer, at othrwthn@bu.edu