Nerina Visacovsky

Nerina Visacovsky received her PhD from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). She is a Senior Researcher at the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and Senior University Professor at the University of San Martin (UNSAM). Her principal fields of research are left-wing Jewish identity and education in South America. She is also Director of the Centro de Documentation y Biblioteca (CeDoB) Pinie Katz at the ICUF (YKUF), Buenos Aires.

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