The Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies

    The Jewish Communities of the Persian Gulf: New Themes in Their Modern History

    The Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies held an international colloquium titled "The Jewish Communities of the Persian Gulf: New Themes in Their Modern History" on Tuesday, the 23rd of May 2006.

     
    The conference was held at 16:00 in The Sammy & Aviva Offer Observatory, Eshkol Tower.

    Press here to view the conference invitation

     

    Video & Audio Recordings:   
    Welcome

    Dr. Meir Ezri
    Former Israeli Ambassador to Iran (Watch, Listen)

    Prof. Amatzia Baram
    Department of Middle Eastern History, University of Haifa

    (Watch, Listen

    First Session: The Realm of Baghdadi Jewish Entrepreneurs
    Chair: Prof. Amalia Levanoni


    Dr. Chiara Betta
    Rethinking Baghdadi Jewish Newtworks in Shanghai (Watch, Listen)(Watch, Listen)


    Prof. Gad G. Gilbar

    The Sassoons in Iran, Amin al-Zarb in Hong Kong: Some Lessons(Watch, Listen


    Questions from the Audience (Watch)

     

    Second Session: Jewish-Muslim Socio-economic Relations in Late Qajar Iran
    Chair: Prof. David Yeroushalmi, Tel Aviv University


    Dr. Heidi Walcher
    Commercial Relations and Mercantile Networks in 19th Century Isfahan(Watch, Listen)


    Dr. Daniel Tsadik
     Shi'i-Jewish Relations in the pre-Constitutional Years: The Shiraz Incident of 1905(Watch, Listen)

     

    Third Session: Cultural Aspects of Jewish Life: Iran and Iraq
    Chair: Dr. Soli Shahvar, University of Haifa


    Prof. Goel Cohen
    The Iranian Jewish Press during the Pahlavi Period


    Dr. Ronen ZeidelOnce City, Different Views: Baghdad in the Recent Writings of Sami Michael, Sasson Somekh and Salim Fatal(Watch, Listen


     

    Concluding Remarks
    Prof. Amatzia Baram (
    Watch
    )

    Events

    Contact Us

    The Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies, University of Haifa, 199 Abba Hushi Ave, Mount Carmel, Haifa 3498838, Israel
    Tel: +97248240758, Fax: +97248240509, E-mail: eci@univ.haifa.ac.il 

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