Christopher Silver is the Segal Family Assistant Professor in Jewish History and Culture in the Department of Jewish Studies at McGill University. Recipient of awards from the Posen Foundation, the American Academy of Jewish Research, and the American Institute for Maghrib Studies, Silver’s scholarship and writing on Jews, Muslims, and popular culture across North Africa has appeared in the International Journal of Middle East Studies, Hespéris-Tamuda, History Today, and beyond. He is also the founder and curator of the website, a digital archive of North African records from the first half of the twentieth century. His first book Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music Across Twentieth Century North Africa is forthcoming from Stanford University Press in June 2022.

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