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William Pimlott

UCL

William Pimlott is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL. He has studied Yiddish previously at Oxford University and at summer courses in Vilnius, Tel Aviv, and New York, and will be a visiting research fellow at the Hebrew University this summer. William's doctoral research focuses on Yiddish in Britain in the period 1880-1920, exploring the Yiddish-speaking community's articulation of their immigrant experience. He has recently reviewed Vivi Lachs's Whitechapel Noise: Jewish Immigrant Life in Yiddish Song and Verse, London 1884–1914.

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William Pimlott

William Pimlott reviews Gill Tofell’s Jews, Cinema and Public Life in Interwar Britain and Alan Dein’s Music is the most beautiful language in the World: Yiddisher Jazz in London’s East End 1920s-1950s.

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