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John Sherwood Lecture: Dr Michael Gordin 'Identifying Einstein: Being German or Jewish in Prague (and Elsewhere)

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When:
Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where:
University Club
Room: George Teves Rm
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JOHN M. SHERWOOD MEMORIAL LECTURE in HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Dr Michael Gordin,
Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History and Director of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

Princeton University

Identifying Einstein: Being German or Jewish in Prague (and Elsewhere)

October 25, 2018

5:00 pm - Refreshments
5:30 p.m - Lecture

George Teves Rm, University Club, Queen’s University

Dr. Gordin specializes in the history of modern science. In 2013-4 he served as the inaugural director of the Fung Global Fellows Program. He came to Princeton in 2003 after earning his A.B. (1996) and his Ph.D. (2001) from Harvard University, and serving a term at the Harvard Society of Fellows. In 2011 he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and was named a Guggenheim Fellow. He has published on the history of science, Russian history, and the history of nuclear weapons.

 

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