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Asia@Noon on Monday: Jonathan Goldstein
March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Talk title: Singapore’s Baghdadi Community from 1795 to 2017: Setting a Standard for Jewish Identity in East and Southeast Asia
Bio: Jonathan Goldstein has been a Professor of East Asian History at the University of West Georgia since 1981. His Ph.D. in Chinese history is from the University of Pennsylvania. His fields of research include the Jewish communities of China, the Holocaust and its impact on East Asia, and Sino-Israeli relations. His books include Jewish Identities in East and Southeast Asia (2015), The Jews of China (2 vols., 1999 and 2000), China and Israel (1999; updated Chinese edition 2006; updated Hebrew edition 2016), Stephen Girard’sTrade with China (2011), America Views China (1991), Georgia’s East Asian Connection (1982, 2nd ed. 1990), and Philadelphia and the China Trade (1978).
Talk sponsored in collaboration: Asian Studies Program, Gnamm Junior Faculty Research Fund, Department of Jewish Thought