Book launch and event: Stalin’s persecution of Jewish writers

February 25, 2012 at 9:42 am (anti-semitism, history, Human rights, intellectuals, Jewish music, Jim D, stalinism, terror)

Dear friend – I thought you might be interested in this  event. Do feel free to circulate to anyone else you think might be  interested.
Best wishes
Ross Bradshaw
Five Leaves Publications PO Box  8786 Nottingham NG1 9AW Office number: 0115 9895465 Out of office:  0115 9693597
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  1. Jim Denham said,

    Sunday 12 August: 2.00-5.00pm
    “From Revolution to Repression”

    An international event held by Five Leaves and the Jewish Music Institute commemorating 60 years since Stalin executed the cream of Soviet Yiddish writers and others from the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee.

    Gennady Estraikh, Associate Professor at NYU will speak on “Why did Stalin murder Yiddish writers?”, and Robert Chandler, translator of Life and Fate will speak about Vasily Grossman and Isaak Babel.

    Music from the Soviet Jewish world: Polina and Merlin Shepherd.

    School of Oriental and African Studies, lecture theatre G2, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
    Admission free, light refreshments provided.

  2. Michael Ezra (@MichaelEzra) said,

    Thanks Jim, I aim to attend.

  3. John Earl said,

    Why did Stalin murder Yiddish Writers?

    • Monsuer Jelly est Formidable said,

      why are you a naazi cunt?

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