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The Last Arab Jews: The Community of Djerba, Tunisia. Lecture by Professor Lucette Valensi, EHESS (Paris)
Date & Time:Sunday February 15, 1987 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Location:Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley
The Second Annual John S. Sills Memorial Lecture
Professor Lucette Valensi of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), and the University of California at Berkeley, is a world-renowned authority on the history of North Africa and the Middle East. Her published books include Jewish Memories, The Last Arab Jews, Tunisian Paesants in the 18th and 19th Century, and On the Eve of Colonialism.
The John S. Sills Memorial Lecture was instituted in 1986 in memory of distinguished community leader John S. Sills by his widow, Louise Sills, to enable the Museum to bring leading scholars to the Bay Area public.