Scott Ury is a fellow at the Hebrew University’s Scholion Center for Jewish Studies. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he specialized in Jewish and East European histories. His work has appeared in Jewish Social Studies, POLIN, the YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe and other forums. Together with Israel Bartal and Antony Polonsky he is co-editing volume 24 of the annual POLIN on the theme of Jews and Their Neighbors in Eastern Europe. A book based on his dissertation on Jewish society and politics in turn of the century Warsaw will soon be published by Stanford University Press.
Scott Ury will present a lecture entitled: Common Grounds? On the Place and Role of Jewish Coffee Houses at the Turn of the Century.