Sunday 12 August 2012, 2.00pm-5.00pm, at Lecture Theatre G2, School of Oriental and African Studies, Russell Square, London, an international event to mark the 60th anniversary of the execution of members of the Soviet Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee.
Speakers: Gennady Estraikh (New York University): "Why did Stalin murder Yiddish writers?" and Robert Chandler (translator of Life and Fate) on "Vasily Grossman and Isaak Babel"
A free event, organised by Five Leaves in association with the Jewish Music Institute.
Includes the book launch of From Revolution to Repression: Soviet Yiddish writing 1917-1952 (August 2012, Five Leaves)
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