JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Journal of Multidisciplinary Research--Special Issue on Genealogy and Family History #general

Jan Meisels Allen

The Journal of Multidisciplinary Research has published a special issue on
Genealogy and Family History. It is an internationally peer-reviewed open
access journal. There are articles included by Jewish genealogists that we
are familiar with. This issue is guest edited by Arnon Hershkovitz >from Tel
Aviv University. Arnon calls this issue,rigorous, multi-faceted research
in a growing but underrepresented field of academic research.

There are six articles:

- Critical Family History: Situating Family within Contexts of Power
Relationships by Christine E. Sleeter

- Memory and Belonging: The Social Construction of a Collective Memory during the
Intercultural Transition of Immigrants >from Argentina in Israel by Yaakov M. Bayer

- Recuperating Ethnic Identity through Critical Genealogy by Christine Scodari

- 200 Years of Scottish Jewry: A Demographic and Genealogical Profile by
Kenneth Collins, Neville Lamdan, and Michael Tobias

- The Genealogis's Information World: Creating Information in the Pursuit
of a Hobby by Crystal Fulton

- Review of Genealogia Cubana: San Isidoro de Holguin: Padron de las casas y
familias de este Pueblo de San Isidoro de Holguin hecho en el mes de Febrero del
ano del Senor del 1735, by W. Navarrete and M. D. Espino by Lourdes Del Pino

The Journal is available free. To download the journal go to:

Thank you to Dianne Richard, editor of UpFront with NGS for informing us
about this special edition of the journal.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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