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Trends in Tolerance: France and U.S. Since 2000

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Anti-French sentiment in America feeds on the perception that there is a high level of anti-Semitism in France; the French meanwhile are deeply disturbed by the influence of religion in American public life, including foreign policy. Historian and Cornell alumnus Josef Konvitz ‘67 offers a comparative analysis of French and American trends in tolerance, raising questions about interfaith relations and public leadership that transcend national borders in a talk on March 15 at 5:30 p.m. EST on Zoom. Registration is required. Konvitz is an historian, an authority on urban and economic governance, and a former diplomat. He graduated with honors from Cornell Arts and Sciences in 1967 with a BA in history, and he earned a Ph.D. in History from Princeton University in 1973. He held a faculty position at Michigan State University from 1973 until 1992, when he joined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.

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March 15, 2021, 5:30 pm
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