Faculty of the History and Political Science Department cordially invite you to the next lecture in the History & Politics Speaker Series
Prof. Erica Lehrer
Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places
Monday, 26 October 2015
Wick Alumni Lounge
Generously funded and sponsored by Collegiate Village
|Dr. Erica Lehrer|
Prof. Erica Lehrer is a socio-cultural anthropologist and curator. She is currently Associate Professor in the departments of History and Sociology-Anthropology and Canada Research Chair in Museum & Heritage Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. She is the author (among other publications) of Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places (Indiana University Press, 2013), and editor (with Michael Meng) of Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland (2015). In 2013 she curated the exhibit “Souvenir, Talisman, Toy” at the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, and in 2014 published the accompanying book Lucky Jews and the online exhibit www.luckyjews.com.