Christopher Silver is the Segal Family Assistant Professor in Jewish History and Culture in the Department of Jewish Studies at McGill University. Read full bio here.
Just released: Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa (Stanford University Press, 2022)
A new history of twentieth-century North Africa, that gives voice to the musicians who defined an era and the vibrant recording industry that carried their popular sounds from the colonial period through decolonization. Read more here.