Saved by The Bay: Exhibition Opening Reception

Wed, Jan 29, 2014 9:30am to 11:00am
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley

The Magnes Director Alla Efimova , The Bancroft Library Director Elaine Tennant and The Friends of The Magnes
cordially invite you to the opening reception for the exhibition 

Saved by The Bay
The Intellectual Migration from Fascist Europe to UC Berkeley

based on a student research project that highlights the story of over seventy scholars who escaped fascist Europe and shaped the academic direction of the University of California. 

Please join us at 5:30pm

Remarks by
Janet Napolitano
(President, University of California)
Thomas W. Laqueur
(Helen Fawcett Distinguished Professor, Department of History)
Francesco Spagnolo
(Curator, The Magnes)


Planning for this exhibition was made possible through a partnership between The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, the Department of History, the Townsend Center for the Humanities Working Group on Modern Jewish Culture, and the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program at the University of California, Berkeley. 

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