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Erica Lehrer

Erica Lehrer is a socio cultural anthropologist and curator. She is currently Associate Professor in the departments of History and Sociology Anthropology at Concordia University, Montreal, where she also holds a Canada Research Chair, and is the Founding Director of the Centre for Ethnographic Research and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Violence (CEREV). She is the author of Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places (Indiana University Press 2013), and co editor of Curating Difficult Knowledge: Violent Pasts in Public Places (Palgrave-Macmillan 2010), Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland (Indiana University Press, 2015), and Curatorial Dreams: Critics Imagine Exhibitions (McGill-Queens, forthcoming). In summer 2013 she curated the exhibit Souvenir, Talisman, Toy at the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum in Krakow, and in 2014 published the accompanying book Lucky Jews and the online exhibit