Tudor Parfitt’s Remarkable Jewish Journeys Exhibition Opening & Dessert Reception
This is a past event.
Monday, April 25 at 7:00pm
Jewish Museum of Florida
301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33199 United States
Please join us for the opening of Tudor Parfitt's Remarkable Jewish Journeys exhibition. The exhibition documents Professor Parfitt's extensive travels over 40 years to some of the most remote Jewish communities on earth. Following the opening, Professor Parfitt will have a discussion with JMOF-FIU curator Jacqueline Goldstein about exploration through travel and what these journeys in Africa and Asia have meant to him.
Tudor Parfitt is Distinguished University Professor, the President Navon Professor of Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies, and Founding Director of the Program for Global Jewish Studies at Florida International University. He is Academic Director of the JMOF-FIU. He is corresponding fellow of the Académie Royale des Sciences d’Outre-Mer, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and Emeritus Professor of Modern Jewish Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He has authored or edited 31 books and presented seven documentaries for the BBC, PBS, Channel Four, and the History Channel.
Dessert reception to follow presentation.