The New Amsterdam History Center Lecture Series Presents
Was New Amsterdam’s Reputation
for Religious Tolerance Earned?
An Atlantic Perspective
Presentations and discussion on New Amsterdam and religious toleration,
“Opportunities and Insults: Understanding the Minimal Jewish Presence in New Netherland”
“Revisiting the Tolerance Question: Calvinists and Their Competitors in the Dutch Atlantic World”
Followed by a Q&A
Thursday, November 8, 2018 The Netherland Club of New York
6:30 to 8:00 PM Warwick NY – Warwick room
65 West 54th Street – New York
$15 at the door;
Free for NAHC members
& Netherland Club Members
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and US History to 1877 from New York University.
Among his awards are a Quinn Foundation fellowship
from the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and
a Touro National Heritage Trust fellowship from the John
Carter Brown Library. He is currently working on a book
about the Jewish Atlantic world during the early modern
era. He teaches history at the University of Connecticut
at Stamford and at Hunter College.
the Atlantic world, and European expansion at the State
University of New York at Oneonta. His research and publications
cover various aspects of the seventeenth-century
Dutch experience in America and around the world.
His book on religion in the Dutch Atlantic is forthcoming
from Cornell University Press.