IIJS: A Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Family
November 29 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join IIJS for the Salo Baron New Voices Lecture with Dr. Liat Maggid-Alon.
Since the 1960’s, the history of the family has become an important branch of social history. In Middle Eastern studies, however, its’ impact is still quite limited. Modernization theories often present the family as a social institution in decline. In the context of Middle Eastern societies, the family is also described as a “traditional” player, halting “progress” and restricting liberal processes. This lecture will call this perspective into question.
Seating will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Doors open at 5:45 pm.