UCL Institute of Jewish Studies, Public Lecture Series, Spring 2017

Thursday January 12th IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND
Colin Shindler (SOAS) ‘Anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and the Left in Britain’
Reception from 6.30pm, foyer Lecture 7.00pm Gavin de Beer lecture theatre
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCL main entrance)

Thursday January 19th WITH THE INSTITUTE FOR POLISH-JEWISH STUDIES
Conference: ‘Writing Jewish History in Eastern Europe’
All day, Embassy of the Republic of Poland, London
Prior booking only: https://writingjewishhistory.eventbrite.co.uk

Wednesday February 8th BOOK LAUNCH
Carlotta Ferrara degli Uberti, (UCL), ‘Making Italian Jews – Family, Gender, Religion and the Nation, 1816-1918’
Reception from 6.30pm, foyer Lecture 7.00pm J.Z. Young lecture theatre
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCL main entrance)

Monday February 20th
Steven Fassberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew) ‘Trends and Methodologies in the Study of Qumran’
Reception from 6.30pm, Gavin de Beer room Lecture 7.00pm JZ Young lecture theatre
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCL main entrance)

Thursday February 23rd IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

Geoffrey Cantor (University of Leeds) ‘The Jewish Chronicle and Punch’
Reception from 6.30pm, Gavin de Beer room Lecture 7.00pm JZ Young lecture theatre
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCL main entrance)

Thursday March 16th IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND
Tony Kushner (University of Southampton) ‘Jacob Harris: an early Jewish murderer in England’
Reception from 6.30pm, Gavin de Beer room Lecture 7.00pm JZ Young lecture theatre
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCLmain entrance)

Wednesday March 22nd IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ANGLO-ISRAEL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Mark Geller (UCL) ‘Is there such a thing as medicine in the Bible?’
Lecture 6.00pm J.Z. Young lecture theatre followed by a reception in the foyer
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCL main entrance)

Thursday April 20th IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

Rachel Adelstein (University of Cambridge) ‘Women, Voice, and Music in British Synagogues’
Reception from 6.30pm, Gavin de Beer room Lecture 7.00pm JZ Young lecture theatre
UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT (just south of UCLmain entrance)

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