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A Little Vienna in Shanghai – SOLD OUT

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

World War Two’s Jewish Refugees in China


Sunday, February 10th at 1pm


Speaker: Dr. Meredith Oyen, UMBC


This program is SOLD OUT. 



Join Dr. Meredith Oyen as she explores the many paths Jewish refugees took to arrive in Shanghai, explains how they experienced the war and the postwar transitions, and discusses how China now remembers its part in their rescue through the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum.


Meredith Oyen is an associate professor of history and the director of the Asian Studies Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She received her doctorate in history at Georgetown University. Oyen specializes in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Sino-American Relations, and Asian immigration history. She has published articles in Diplomatic History, the Journal of Cold War History, and Modern Asian Studies, and her first book, The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War, was published in 2015 by Cornell University Press.


This program is presented in relation to the Jewish Refugees and Shanghai exhibit, on display February 3 – March 10, 2019. Tickets to public programs include admission to the Museum.


February 10
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm