Carnegie Mellon University

The Jack Buncher Chair in Jewish Studies promotes learning and academic inquiry about all aspects of Jewish history through distinguished guest lecturers, artistic performances, workshops and teaching. Through close collaboration with the Centropa oral history archive &, including through teaching and a range of public history programs and projects, the Buncher Chair advances the visibility and use of this invaluable resource among students, scholars, educators and the wider public.

For more information, contact the Jack Buncher Professor of Jewish Studies, Michal R. Friedman,

Please visit our YouTube channel for recordings of past events.

Upcoming Events

israeli theater holocaust cmu jewish studies
data democracy and the census

Past events

sebastiaan faber
finding my way through the woods
queer desire and the holocaust
how can we write a history of the prisoner society
on the ground in ukraine
conversation on food and identity
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History Department CMU Jack Buncher
Ukraine On the Ground in CMU History