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Program in Jewish Studies, CU Boulder


October 2018

Refugees: Sanctuary, Hospitality and Solidarity

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the last few years, Germany and the United States have faced dramatically different situations surrounding refugee migration: while the US issued a ban that interrupted refugee migration, Germany welcomed (not without great controversy) well over a million refugees. Both countries have increased deportation of long-time residents at the same time. In her talk, Professor Beverly Weber will discuss these developments and the rise of the notions of sanctuary in the US and hospitality in Germany. She will consider how the history…

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