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Limmud FSU Presenters 2017

What is Limmud? What are the Principles? Also, learn some of our History and more.

Paul Robert Magocsi Professor of history and political science at the University of Toronto

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Paul Robert Magocsi is professor of history and political science at the University of Toronto, where (since 1980) he also holds the professorial Chair of Ukrainian Studies. He received his PhD from Princeton University in 1972 and a postgraduate degree from Harvard University (Society of Fellows 1976). Among his over seven hundred publications are thirty books, including Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of Canada’s Peoples (University of Toronto Press, 1999) and co-editor and main author of the Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture (University of Toronto Press, 2002). Professor Magocsi has taught at Harvard University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 1996 he was appointed a permanent fellow of the Royal Society of Canada - Canadian Academies of Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. In 2015, he was awarded the degree of Doctor honoris causa from Prešov University in Slovakia; he was appointed honorary professor at the Kamianets-Podilskyi National University in Ukraine; and he was given the Rudolf Medek Award for Lifetime Contributions to Scholarship on the History of Subcarpathian Rus’ and Carpatho-Rusyns by the National Library/Slavonic Library of the Czech Republic.