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The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University

Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies students travel to Israel
Nov 28, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — From May 21-29, 2022, 5 Appalachian State students embarked on a journey from North Carolina to Israel through the generous support of...

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November 5-10: "Kristallnacht, The Night of Broken Glass" Events
Nov 7, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Join the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies; Hillel; AEPi and Diversity and Inclusion for a series of events on ...

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October 19: "No Justice With Healing? No Healing Without Justice?" with Craig Higson-Smith
Oct 7, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — International Human Rights expert Craig Higson-Smith is slated to speak at Appalachian State on the role of seeking justice in healing...

A group of 12 App State students participated in a study abroad program in Peru in July 2022, where they learned about climate change, glaciers, water resources and the local culture. They are pictured at Machu Picchu in Peru.

App State Mountaineers experience real-world climate science in Peru
Sep 16, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — A dozen Appalachian State University students investigated the impacts of climate change in the Andes during a study abroad program th...

Dr. Baker Perry, professor, Geography and Planning. Photo submitted.

Next-gen weather station installed near Everest’s summit
Jun 28, 2022

On a postcard day in 2021, Tenzing Gyalzen Sherpa crested the Balcony, a windswept rest spot high on Mount Everest’s Southeast Ridge. In front of hi...

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies, Department of History. Photo by University Communications.

Resisting Persecution: Jews and Their Petitions during the Holocaust
Jun 20, 2022

Thomas Pegelow Kaplan, Levine Distinguished Professor of Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies, Department of History, has recently published a new arti...

Dr. Baker Perry, National Geographic Explorer and professor in App State’s Department of Geography and Planning, led a successful return expedition to Mount Everest in April and May, coordinating the maintenance of weather stations at the top of the world. The expedition built upon the record-breaking National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition in 2019. Photo by Dawa Yangzum Sherpa/National Geographic

A return to Everest: App State’s Dr. Baker Perry leads climate science expedition to the world’s highest mountain
Jun 14, 2022

Dr. Baker Perry, National Geographic Explorer and professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Geography and Planning, led a succe...

The Journal of Holocaust Research title image. Graphic submitted.

Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies Partners with Israeli College to Launch Virtual Presentation Series on Medicine and the Holocaust
Mar 22, 2022

The history of medicine during the Holocaust is a broad, multidisciplinary field, which arouses the keen interest of many researchers worldwide. Durin...

Southeast German Studies Consortium Workshop image. Photo submitted.

Southeast German Studies Consortium Workshop '22
Mar 21, 2022

In cooperation with the Southeast German Studies Consortium, the Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will host the Fourteenth Southeast Ger...

Eminent Israeli Haskalah Scholar Professor Shmuel Feiner. Photo submitted.

Eminent Israeli Haskalah Scholar Professor Shmuel Feiner to Speak at App State
Mar 14, 2022

The keynote lecture of the 2022 Southeast German Studies Workshop (SEGSW) will be delivered at Appalachian State on Thursday, Marc...