Bernard Wasserstein, 2002–2003 | National Humanities Center

Bernard Wasserstein (NHC Fellow, 2002–03)

Project Title

Krakowiec: Jews and their Neighbors in a Small Town in Eastern Galicia, 1772-1946

University of Glasgow

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2002–03

Bernard Wasserstein focused mainly on his book project on Krakowiec: Jews and Their Neighbours in a Small Polish Town. He completed Israel and Palestine: Why They Fight and Can They Stop? (Profile Books, London, 2003 [to be published in the U.S. by Yale University Press as Israelis and Palestinians: Why Do They Fight and Can They Stop? and in German by C. H. Beck, Munich]). He also worked on a history of Europe in the twentieth century entitled Barbarism and Civilization: Europe since 1914, to be published by Oxford University Press. Wasserstein has accepted a new position as Ulrich and Harriet Meyer Professor of European Jewish History at the University of Chicago.