Marina RustowThe Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue

Join Marina Rustow for a lecture entitled Lost Archives, Sacrosanct Wastebins and the Jewish Communities of the Medieval Islamicate World at the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies. 

About the Author


Marina Rustow is the Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East and professor of Near Eastern studies and history at Princeton University. She is director of the Princeton Geniza Lab and a MacArthur fellow, and is the author of Heresy and the Politics of Community: The Jews of the Fatimid Caliphate.