Past Event

Simon Schama: Story of the Jews – Finding the Words

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Wed, Mar 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Simon Schama, CBE, Professor of History and Art History, Columbia University; Author, The Power of Art, Landscape and Memory and The Story of the Jews
Jonathan Curiel, Journalist, Reuters Foundation Research Fellow, Oxford – Moderator

The Commonwealth Club's Middle East Forum presents a special event with Professor Schama, renowned scholar, noted author, and PBS and BBC writer and presenter. Professor Schama will discuss his latest book, The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words, 1000 BCE to 1492 CE, which has been described as a magnificently illustrated cultural history. The book is a tie in to the PBS/BBC series, "The Story of the Jews." Professor Schama will be signing copies of his book following the presentation.