Omer Bartov

Dr. Omer Bartov

John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of German Studies, Brown University.


Some recent publications

Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz. Simon & Schuster.

The Holocaust: Origins, Implementation, Aftermath (Rewriting Histories). Routledge. (2nd Edition).

Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine. Princeton University Press.

Texts to download

“The Return of the Displaced: Ironies of the Jewish-Palestinian Nexus, 1939–49”. Jewish Social Studies: History, Culture, Society, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 26-50.

“National Narratives of Suffering and Victimhood. Methods and Ethics of Telling the Past as Personal Political History”, in B. Bashir & A. Goldberg, eds. The Holocaust and the Nakba: A New Grammar of Trauma and History. Columbia University Press, pp. 187-206.

“The Holocaust”, in R. Gellately, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich. Oxford University Press, pp. 213-241.

“The Holocaust as Genocide: Experiential Uniqueness and Integrated History”, in C. Fogu, W. Kansteiner & T. Presner, eds. Probing the Ethics of Holocaust Culture. Harvard University Press, pp. 319-331.

“Wartime Lies and Other Testimonies: Jewish-Christian Relations in Buczacz, 1939–1944”. East European Politics and Societies, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 486-511.