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Julia Phillips Cohen on Academic Advisory Council of the Center for Jewish History

Aug. 16, 2018—Julia Phillips Cohen has been named a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Center for Jewish History in New York for the next three years. Read more about the organization here.

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Julia Phillips Cohen on board for Association for Jewish Studies

Nov. 14, 2017—  Jewish Studies professor Julia Cohen has been named a board member of the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). 

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Julia Phillips Cohen at UCLA: “A Model Minority? Sephardi Jews in the Late Ottoman Empire”

Nov. 9, 2017—  Jewish Studies professor Julia Cohen gave a guest lecture at UCLA on November 8, 2017 for the Averroës Lecture Series on Muslim-Jewish relations. A Model Minority? Sephardi Jews in the Late Ottoman Empire  This lecture examines the shifting place...

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Professor Julia Cohen to present at the 3rd annual International Ladino Day celebration at the University of Washington

Dec. 2, 2015—Sephardi Lives in Living Color Two editors, seven years, fifteen languages, and hundreds of documents. These are the elements of Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History. The impressive new volume out from Stanford University Press was co-edited by Prof. Julia Phillips Cohen of...

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Cohen Wins Multiple Book Prizes For Her Recent Monograph

Sep. 21, 2015—Julia Phillips Cohen’s Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014) has been awarded multiple prizes including the 2015 Jordan Schnitzer Award in Modern Jewish History, the 2015 Barbara Jelavich Prize...

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Cohen Receives Chancellor’s Award

Sep. 17, 2015—Chancellor Zeppos presented Julia Cohen with a Chancellor’s Award for Research at the August 27th Faculty Assembly.  He cited the two award-winning publications Julia produced in the past year: Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era,...

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Julia Phillips Cohen Wins Two 2014 National Jewish Book Awards

Jan. 14, 2015—Two 2014 National Jewish Book Awards to Julia Phillips Cohen Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman Honored as Finalist Julia Phillips Cohen has won the 2014 National Jewish Book Award for each of her two new books.  Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700–1950 (Stanford...

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Sephardi Lives in Jewish Review of Books

Sep. 17, 2014—  Cohen’s Sephardi Lives is featured in the fall issue of the Jewish Review of Books. Read more at  http://jewishreviewofbooks.com/archive/issues/fall-2014/

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Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700-1950

Aug. 22, 2014—By Julia Phillips Cohen and Sarah Abrevaya Stein. (Stanford University Press, 2014) This ground-breaking documentary history contains over 150 primary sources originally written in 15 languages by or about Sephardi Jews. Designed for use in the classroom, these documents offer students an intimate view of how Sephardim experienced the major regional and world events of the modern era. They also provide a vivid exploration of the quotidian lives of Sephardi women, men, boys, and girls in the Judeo-Spanish heartland of the Ottoman Balkans and Middle East, as well as the émigré centers which Sephardim settled throughout the twentieth century, including North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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Cohen's New Book Traces 250 Years of Sephardi Life

Aug. 22, 2014—Stanford University Press runs series of blog posts about and excerpted from Julia Phillips Cohen and Sarah Abrevaya Stein’s new co-edited volume, Sephardi Lives. To read each of the five entries, follow the links listed below. How Does One Invent...

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