Mrs Tamara Gleason Freidberg

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Mrs Tamara Gleason Freidberg
MPhil by UNAM, Mexico; MSc (Gerontology) by King’s College London
Position/Fellowship type:
Thornley Fellow 2022-23
Fellowship term:
2022 to 2023
Institute of Historical Research
Home institution:
University College London
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She is the author of Di Shvue, los bundistas en México y su participación en la comunidad judía (Mexico City: Palabra de Clío, 2016). Her work includes publications on Mexican Yiddish literature and the Jewish Left in Mexico. Tamara facilitates Yiddish sessions at the Holocaust Survivor’s Centre, is an active organizer of the Yiddish Open Mic (London) and Yiddish House London. As a PhD candidate at UCL London, she currently studies the Yiddish press in Mexico, its sources and its unique role in the communication of news about the Holocaust as it developed.

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