"The Kibbutz: A Utopia That Failed?" Monday, February 4, 2019, 8:45am – 4:30pm
"The Kibbutz: A Utopia That Failed?"
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Contact Email:rgrosglik@ucdavis.edu
Event Type:Conferences and Symposia
Presented by:Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui, Ranen Omer-Sherman, Rachel Biale, Assaf Inbari and Raymond Russell
Sponsored by:Jewish Studies Program, Department of History, Department of Sociology, Israel Institute

One-day conference on the history and sociology of the kibbutz and how its future might play out in a high-tech, capitalistic Israel. The program comprises two panels of U.S. and Israeli scholars and authors, addressing the cultural and social dimensions of the kibbutz and its future. Moderators: David Biale, Emanuel Ringelblum Distinguished Professor of Jewish History, UC Davis; and Diane Wolf, professor of sociology, UC Davis. Also participating: Rafi Grosglik, visiting assistant professor and Israel Institute teaching fellow, sociology and Jewish studies, UC Davis.

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