Empire, Bible, and Cartography: The Ten Lost Tribes and the History of Trade in Asia | Berman Center

Thursday, February 25 at 7:00pm

Virtual Event

Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies

Empire, Bible, and Cartography: 
The Ten Lost Tribes and the History of Trade in Asia  
Zvi Ben-Dor Benite 
New York University 

This talk is concerned with early Modern British perceptions of Jewish economic activity in colonial Asia. Ben-Dor Benite will present and discuss the writings of the Royal Surveyor of Bengal, Major James Rennell (1742-1830) and his geographical investigation of the myth of the Lost Tribes.

Zoom Link:  
https://lehigh.zoom.us/j/94159207705  

Topic

Academics & Colleges

Target Audience

Undergrad Students, Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff

Website

https://cjs.cas.lehigh.edu/content/em...

Department
Berman Center for Jewish Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Programs Office
Contact Information

Office of Interdisciplinary Programs
incasip@lehigh.edu

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