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Omer Bartov

Partitions: A Global Perspective

December 4, 2019

In November 2019, Omer Bartov organized the workshop “Partitions: A Global Perspective,” alonsgide Arie Dubnov (George Washington University) to initiate an interdisciplinary academic dialogue between established and junior scholars who study partition from different angles. 

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Republicans attack Jewish candidates across the U.S. with an age-old caricature: Fistfuls of cash (comments by Omer Bartov)

November 6, 2018 The Washington Post

Professor Omer Bartov said he saw similarities between contemporary Republicans' campaign posters of Jewish opponents holding fistfuls of cash and famous Nazi posters from the 1940s. “Much of the rhetoric is about how the left is going to destroy everything, destroy the economy, bring this invasion of barbarians — all of this was very much part of fascist and Nazi xenophobia.”

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Review: "Anatomy of a Genocide," in its focus on one town, is a landmark of Holocaust literature (Omer Bartov featured)

February 16, 2018 The Providence Journal

"To the list of landmark genocide studies must now be added Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz, Brown University Prof. Omer Bartov’s masterfully researched and hauntingly rendered history of atrocities committed against — and by — the religiously and ethnically mixed former residents of a place that today is part of Ukraine."

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When Mass Murder Is an Intimate Affair (Omer Bartov featured)

January 29, 2018 Smithsonian

Omer Bartov joins Smithsonian.com to discuss his new book "Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz." "The story of Buczacz is the story of genocide as it unfolded in one town, but also the larger story of how such mass atrocities can transpire in communities the world over."

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