Shaul Bassi

Shaul Bassi is associate professor of English and postcolonial literature at Ca\'Foscari University of Venice. He was involved in multiple literary and cultural projects related to the 500th anniversary of the Ghetto of Venice (1516-2016)
Jewish Venice
Shaul Bassi masterminded the events in the summer of 2016 to commemorate the 500-year anniversary of the Venetian Ghetto, including the production in Italian of The Merchant of Venice. Paulo Gnignati is current President of the Venetian Jewish community; Jacqueline Nicholls was one of the eight artists commissioned to design the etchings for a new Venice Haggadah; and Aviad Stollman, who was involved in last summer’s events, is Head of Collections at the NLI. With many visual images on ...