Omer Bartov

John P. Birkelund Distinguished Professor of European History
Brown University

Fields of interest

Modern History: German, East European, Jewish, Holocaust, Genocide, Israel.


Recent publications


Bartov, Omer.
Shatterzone of Empires: Coexistence and Violence in the German, Habsburg, Russian, and Ottoman Borderlands,
edited volume with Eric D. Weitz (Indiana University Press, in press).

Bartov, Omer.
“Conclusion,” in Bringing the Dark Past to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe,
ed. John-Paul Himka and Joanna B. Michlic (Lincoln, NE: Nebraska University Press, in press).

Bartov, Omer.
“Genocide and the Holocaust: What Are We Arguing About?”
in Gewalt und Gesellschaft: Klassiker modernen Denkens neu gelesen, ed. Uffa Jensen, et al. (Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2011).

Bartov, Omer.
“Wartime Lies and Other Testimonies: Jewish-Christian Relationships in Buczacz, 1939-44,”
East European Politics and Societies 25/3 (August 2011): 486-511.

Bartov, Omer.
“From Buchach to Sheikh Muwannis: Building the Future and Erasing the Past,”
in Dilemmas of Diversity After the Cold War: Analyses of “Cultural Difference” by U.S. and Russia-Based Scholars, ed. Michele Rivkin-Fish and Elena Trubina (Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2010).

Bartov, Omer.
“The Question of Genocide in Palestine, 1948: An Exchange between Martin Shaw and Omer Bartov,”
Journal of Genocide Research 12, 3-4 (September-December 2010): 243-259.

Bartov, Omer.
“Eastern Europe as the Site of Genocide,”
The Journal of Modern History 80/3 (September 2008): 557-593.

Bartov, Omer.
Erased: Vanishing Traces of Jewish Galicia in Present-Day Ukraine
(Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2007).

Bartov, Omer.
The “Jew” in Cinema: From The Golem to Don’t Touch My Holocaust
(Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2005).

Bartov, Omer.
Germany’s War and the Holocaust: Disputed Histories
(Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003).

Bartov, Omer.
Crimes of War: Guilt and Denial in the Twentieth Century,
edited volume with Atina Grossmann and Mary Nolan (New York: The New Press, 2002).