Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • The Jewish Presence in China from the 13th Century to the Present
    By Dr. Xu Xin, Nanjing University
  • Lecture
  • 2/17/2011
  • 19:00-21:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: Center for East Asian Studies, the Department of Religious Studies, and the Judaic Studies program
Event Description
Xu Xin, Director of the Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, is the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Bar Ilan University in Israel and the leading Professor of Jewish Studies in China. In addition to his published scholarship, Xu curated China’s first exhibit on the Holocaust, produced the 900-page Chinese edition of the Encyclopedia Judaica, and has translated the works of many Jewish authors into Chinese.