David Engel is Maurice Greenberg Professor of Holocaust Studies, Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Professor of History at Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York University. He gained his Phd in History from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1979 and did postdoctoral study at the Division of Holocaust Studies, Institute for Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, from 1982-83. He was Research Fellow in History at Russian State University of the Humanities, Moscow from 1983-85 and Senior Lecturer in Jewish History at Tel Aviv University from 1986-9. He was given a teaching award for Outstanding Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Humanities, 1986-87 and Golden Dozen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, New York University, 1995-96, 2004-05. He is the author of numerous publications.
David Engel will present a lecture entitled: Warsaw as a Jewish Metropolis? Aborted Reconstruction in the Aftermath of the Holocaust.