BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022): Preliminary Programme

BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022): Preliminary Programme   It is with great pleasure that we share the preliminary programme for this year's BIAJS conference 'Unfolding Time: Texts - Practices - Politics': http://www.kcl.ac.uk/trs/assets/biajs-draft-programme-22-05-11.pdf With more than 120 speakers, the conference promises a lively return to an in-person meeting. For more information, including visits and tours, … Continue reading BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022): Preliminary Programme

CfP, Virtual Symposium Reading Arendt Today: Migration and Prejudice

Virtual Symposium Reading Arendt Today: Migration and Prejudice 20 January 2023, hosted by Maynooth University Keynote speaker: Prof. Lyndsey Stonebridge (University of Birmingham, UK) It has almost become a truism that the work of Hannah Arendt is a powerful theoretical guide to contemporary culture and politics. “How could such a book speak so powerfully to … Continue reading CfP, Virtual Symposium Reading Arendt Today: Migration and Prejudice

CfP: Archaeology, Antiquity, and the Making of the Modern Middle East: Global Histories 1800–1939 (25–26 May, 2023, University of Warwick)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Archaeology, Antiquity, and the Making of the Modern Middle East: Global Histories 1800–1939 25–26 May, 2023, University of Warwick, Global History and Culture Centre This conference will explore the role played by discoveries and debates about the ancient past in the development of ideas about the Middle East in the nineteenth and … Continue reading CfP: Archaeology, Antiquity, and the Making of the Modern Middle East: Global Histories 1800–1939 (25–26 May, 2023, University of Warwick)

Research training event in Jewish Studies for Post-doctoral and doctoral researchers, University of Manchester (13-14 June 2022, online)

Research training event in Jewish Studies for Post-doctoral and doctoral researchers, University of Manchester, 13-14 June 2022 (online via zoom) The Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University is pleased to announce the sixth doctoral and early career Jewish Studies research training event of the Northern UK and Dublin Jewish Studies Partnership. Advanced PhD students … Continue reading Research training event in Jewish Studies for Post-doctoral and doctoral researchers, University of Manchester (13-14 June 2022, online)

BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022) Registration Reminder

BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022) Registration We are delighted to announce that registration for this year's BIAJS conference 'Unfolding Time: Texts - Practices - Politics' is open. The conference theme invites scholars to explore how Jews have shaped and shape their individual, familial and communal commitments, cultural and social lives, historical understandings and political … Continue reading BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022) Registration Reminder

Call for Contributions: Special issue of Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History

Call for Contributions  For a special issue of Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History  ‘Genocide/Ecocide: Culture, Public Debate, Language’  Issue Editors: Helena Duffy and David Tollerton Amidst the heated debate on building a new Holocaust memorial complex in London’s Victoria Tower Gardens were complaints about the destruction of green space and fears that … Continue reading Call for Contributions: Special issue of Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History

CfP: Centres and Margins in Postwar Jewish Worlds, University of Birmingham (UK) (July 4-5, 2022) 

Centres and Margins in Postwar Jewish Worlds, University of Birmingham (UK) July 4-5, 2022  In a climate of rising secularism within some Jewish communities and increasing religiosity in others, amid significant struggles for social change within and beyond the Jewish world, the postwar period has witnessed substantial challenges relating to belonging, leadership, and participation in … Continue reading CfP: Centres and Margins in Postwar Jewish Worlds, University of Birmingham (UK) (July 4-5, 2022) 

BIAJS 2022 Student Essay Prize (Deadline, 20th June ) 

BIAJS 2022 Student Essay Prize Deadline: 20th June We are pleased to announce the launch of the 2022 BIAJS student essay prize. Two prizes of £400, ordinarily for one outstanding undergraduate and one postgraduate essay by students at institutions in the UK and Ireland, are awarded annually. Undergraduate submissions should be a final year dissertation from the … Continue reading BIAJS 2022 Student Essay Prize (Deadline, 20th June ) 

Fully funded AHRC SGSAH CDA Studentship: “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity”

Fully funded AHRC SGSAH CDA Studentship: “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity” Application deadline - 5pm on Monday 16th May Award – Annual stipend of £16,062 per year and tuition fees for 3.5 years (FTE). Open to Home and International students PhD – Religious Studies The University of Edinburgh, … Continue reading Fully funded AHRC SGSAH CDA Studentship: “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity”

Online streaming and panel discussion with Q&A: The Commissar (Soviet Union 1967) (7 April, 2022 @ 17.45)

Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Manchester Free online streaming and panel discussion with Q&A: The Commissar (Soviet Union 1967) As part of the University of Manchester’s film series Jews in the Eastern Bloc 7 April 2022, 17.45-21.00 BST Aleksandr Askoldov’s topical Soviet film The Commissar (1967) is set during the Russian civil war in … Continue reading Online streaming and panel discussion with Q&A: The Commissar (Soviet Union 1967) (7 April, 2022 @ 17.45)

BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July, 2022): Registration open

BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July 2022): Registration open   We are delighted to announce that registration for this year's BIAJS conference 'Unfolding Time: Texts - Practices - Politics' is now open. The conference theme invites scholars to explore how Jews have shaped and shape their individual, familial and communal commitments, cultural and social lives, historical … Continue reading BIAJS Annual Conference (11-13 July, 2022): Registration open

CfP for  PhD and Early Career Researcher Workshop, ‘Imagined Jewishness and Jewish self-perception in Germany, Britain and Europe (1700 to 1948)’

 PhD and Early Career Researcher Workshop Topic: Imagined Jewishness and Jewish self-perception in Germany, Britain and Europe (1700 to 1948) Date: September 12, 2022 to September 13, 2022 Location/Venue: The Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House London Subject fields: Jewish History/British History/German History/Religious Studies and Theology Mode of participation: Participation by invitation and via Call for … Continue reading CfP for  PhD and Early Career Researcher Workshop, ‘Imagined Jewishness and Jewish self-perception in Germany, Britain and Europe (1700 to 1948)’

CfP, ‘Operation Reinhardt and the Destruction of Polish Jews’ (International Conference, 27-29 November, 2022)

Operation Reinhardt and the Destruction of Polish Jews Call for Papers International Conference 27-29 November 2022 POLIN Museum – Warsaw, Poland Deadline for applications: 30 April 2022 Organizers POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw; Polish Center for Holocaust Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; State Museum at Majdanek – The German Nazi … Continue reading CfP, ‘Operation Reinhardt and the Destruction of Polish Jews’ (International Conference, 27-29 November, 2022)

CfP, ‘Space, Stuff and Sacrality: Everyday Engagements with Religion in Society (16-17 June, 2022, online; University of Leeds)

'Space, Stuff and Sacrality: Everyday Engagements with Religion in Society' Call for Papers: 16th to 17th June 2022 Online   University of Leeds We are excited to open our call for papers on the topic of 'Space, Stuff and Sacrality: Everyday Engagements with Religion in Society.' By focusing on religious engagements with the everyday “from … Continue reading CfP, ‘Space, Stuff and Sacrality: Everyday Engagements with Religion in Society (16-17 June, 2022, online; University of Leeds)

Online Lecture Series, Sacred Ink: Body Marking Throughout the Ages

eLecture Series, Sacred Ink: Body Marking Throughout the Ages The Department of Hebrew & Jewish Studies, University College London, is hosting a free eLecture series, entitled Sacred Ink: Body Marking Throughout the Ages. The eLectures focus on body marking for ritualistic, aesthetic, and other benign purposes, from Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Ancient Israel, up to … Continue reading Online Lecture Series, Sacred Ink: Body Marking Throughout the Ages

Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2022-23

Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2022-23 This is a home/EU fees bursary for an MA student who chooses Jewish Studies topics as their main focus in the MA in Religions and Theology (https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/01297/ma-religions-and-theology/). One bursary will be awarded each year on a competitive basis. There are no … Continue reading Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2022-23

Vacancy: Research Fellow (Post- Doctorate Researcher) for project on ‘Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah’ (Trinity College Dublin)

The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies and Department of Near Middle Eastern Studies in Trinity College Dublin is seeking to recruit a Research Fellow (Post- Doctorate Researcher) with experience in the anthropology of texts and written culture. Successful candidate will work closely with the principal investigator and other team researchers on a European … Continue reading Vacancy: Research Fellow (Post- Doctorate Researcher) for project on ‘Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah’ (Trinity College Dublin)

Online Public Lecture, ‘Birkenau in the Reichstag Building: Gerhard Richter’s Painting and the Auschwitz Sonderkommando Photographs’

 Centre for Jewish Studies (University of Leeds) Monday, 14 March 6 pm  Dr Dominic Williams (Northumbria) 'Birkenau in the Reichstag Building: Gerhard Richter’s Painting and the Auschwitz Sonderkommando Photographs' The photographs taken by a member of the Auschwitz Sonderkommando around Crematorium V in the summer of 1944 are some of the most important images from the Holocaust. In … Continue reading Online Public Lecture, ‘Birkenau in the Reichstag Building: Gerhard Richter’s Painting and the Auschwitz Sonderkommando Photographs’

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies: Call for applications for Visiting Fellowships

OXFORD SEMINAR IN ADVANCED JEWISH STUDIES Hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in consortium with Mandel Scholion Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg Books in Judeo-Languages: Popular Reading and Scholarship 9 October to 3 December 2022 Project Leader: Dr Jean Baumgarten (Research Director Emeritus at the … Continue reading Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies: Call for applications for Visiting Fellowships

CfP, Freethought in the Long Nineteenth Century: New Perspectives (Queen Mary University of London)

Freethought in the Long Nineteenth Century: New Perspectives We are delighted to announce ‘Freethought in the Long Nineteenth Century: New Perspectives’, a two-day conference taking place at Queen Mary University of London (UK) in September 2022. Please see below for the CFP and our website for further details: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/sed/events/freethought/ How did atheist, secularist, and humanist … Continue reading CfP, Freethought in the Long Nineteenth Century: New Perspectives (Queen Mary University of London)

Online Film: Jacob the Liar (1974) with panel discussion (2 February 2022), University of Manchester Holocaust Memorial Day event, in collaboration with Manchester Reform Synagogue

Online Film: Jacob the Liar (1974) with panel discussion (2 February 2022)  University of Manchester Holocaust Memorial Day event, in collaboration with Manchester Reform Synagogue Free online streaming of Frank Beyer’s Jacob the Liar (GDR 1974), followed by discussion panel Wednesday 2 February 2022 18.30 – 21.00 GMT, online, register here Dir. Frank Beyer | GDR … Continue reading Online Film: Jacob the Liar (1974) with panel discussion (2 February 2022), University of Manchester Holocaust Memorial Day event, in collaboration with Manchester Reform Synagogue

University of Manchester Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2022

University of Manchester Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2022 The University of Manchester Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce the 2022 Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies will be delivered by Prof. Marion Kaplan, Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History at NYU. Prof. Kaplan is a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award … Continue reading University of Manchester Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2022

CfP, Workshop on History and Anthropology Through Literature: Approaches and Methodologies to the the study of Medieval and Modern Texts and Manuscripts (Trinity College Dublin)

ARABIC POETRY IN THE CAIRO GENIZAH is seeking abstracts for our workshop: History and Anthropology Through Literature: APPROACHES AND METHODOLOGIES TO THE STUDY OF MEDIEVAL AND MODERN TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS 15th of July 2022 @ Trinity College Dublin, Ireland The Cairo Genizah is a treasure trove of medieval and early-modern manuscripts stored away in Egypt’s … Continue reading CfP, Workshop on History and Anthropology Through Literature: Approaches and Methodologies to the the study of Medieval and Modern Texts and Manuscripts (Trinity College Dublin)

CfP– Deadline extended to 31 January for BIAJS Annual Conference

BIAJS Annual Conference: Unfolding Time: Texts – Practices – Politics 11–13 July 2022, King’s College London ‘The word unfolding has a double meaning. A bud unfolds into a blossom, but the boat which one teaches children to make by folding paper unfolds into a flat sheet …’  Walter Benjamin. The annual conference of the British … Continue reading CfP– Deadline extended to 31 January for BIAJS Annual Conference

Vacancy: Teaching Associate in Modern European History (Fixed term), University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham  Teaching Associate in Modern European History (Fixed term) Reference: ARTS543121 Closing Date: Sunday, 9th January 2022 Job Type: Teaching Department: History Salary: £31406 to £40927 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. Full details: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/jobs/currentvacancies/ref/ARTS543121 Applications are invited for the … Continue reading Vacancy: Teaching Associate in Modern European History (Fixed term), University of Nottingham

Vacancy: Doctoral Studentship at Cardiff and Southampton on ‘British Jewish Humanitarianism in the 20th century’

Doctoral Studentship at Cardiff and Southampton on British Jewish Humanitarianism in the 20th century The South, West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership is a consortium of UK universities funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to provide postgraduate studentships and training. Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDAs) are doctoral studentship projects which are developed by consortium … Continue reading Vacancy: Doctoral Studentship at Cardiff and Southampton on ‘British Jewish Humanitarianism in the 20th century’

Vacancy: Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Jewish History (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford)

Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Jewish History Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford Grade 36S: £48,835 - £65,574 p.a. Based at the Clarendon Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford The Faculty of Oriental Studies and Wolfson College are recruiting an Associate Professor of Jewish History in the Second Temple and Late Antiquity periods from 1 October … Continue reading Vacancy: Associate Professorship (or Professorship) of Jewish History (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford)

Vacancy: Lecturer in Jewish History, Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Lecturer in Jewish History Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion Teaching & Research  The School of History, Archaeology and Religion wishes to appoint a full-time lecturer in Jewish History to cover a secondment. The appointee will contribute to the continued development of the School’s teaching and research in History. Applicants for the post should … Continue reading Vacancy: Lecturer in Jewish History, Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Parkes Institute Visiting Fellowships, 2021-22

Parkes Institute Visiting Fellowships, 2021-22 The Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton is delighted to once again invite applications for two visiting fellows to take up temporary positions at the Parkes Institute. This year’s theme is ‘Textual and non-textual Jewish heritage’, which can be interpreted broadly and include … Continue reading Parkes Institute Visiting Fellowships, 2021-22

Online Film: The Black Book with panel discussion (10 – 13 November, 2021)

Online Film: The Black Book with panel discussion (10 – 13 November 2021) The Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester is pleased to announce the next Screen & Talk event as part of the UK Jewish Film Festival: The Black Book | Dir. Guillaume Ribot | France 2019 | 92 mins | UK … Continue reading Online Film: The Black Book with panel discussion (10 – 13 November, 2021)

Visiting Fellowships, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies  Call for Applications  Closing Date: 15 November 2021, 12 noon UK Time The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS), as part of its new programme the Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL), invites proposals from individuals wishing to undertake a Visiting Fellowship at the OCHJS … Continue reading Visiting Fellowships, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh We are welcoming in applications for our Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme 2022.  Outline proposals should be submitted, along with a short summary CV by 6 December 2021 at 9am. Full details are available on our website! https://www.ed.ac.uk/divinity/research/postdoctoral-fellowships Proposals in Jewish and … Continue reading Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

2021 Yerushah Lecture: Professor Martin Goodman, ‘Mission and toleration in Judaism’ (Monday 11 October at 5 pm)

Monday 11 October at 5 pm 2021 Yerushah Lecture Professor Martin Goodman, 'Mission and toleration in Judaism' The Cambridge Faculty of Divinity is pleased to announce that the 2021 Yerushah Lecture will take place at 5 p.m. on Monday, 11 October, in the Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, West Road.  Professor Martin Goodman (University of Oxford), will speak on ‘Mission … Continue reading 2021 Yerushah Lecture: Professor Martin Goodman, ‘Mission and toleration in Judaism’ (Monday 11 October at 5 pm)

Oxford Interfaith Forum, ‘Interfaith Discussion Series 2021’ (Co-Hosted with the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies)

Oxford Interfaith Forum warmly invites you to our Upcoming Events Interfaith Discussion Series 2021 Co-Hosted with the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies Registration details are available at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfbiU9aAw4WhK5a_mJF0rR9t90B-wPr4UzD-W7BENW2jIuDIw/viewform?usp=pp_url SEPTEMBER 2021 Discussion topic: The Creation Story. Date:14th September 2021 Time: 19:30-20:30 BST | 20:30-21:30 CEST |11:30-12:30 PDT | 14:30-15:30 EST | 21:30-22:30 IST Welcome address: Lord Alderdice, Patron of Oxford Interfaith Forum. Chair: Revd Nevsky Everett, … Continue reading Oxford Interfaith Forum, ‘Interfaith Discussion Series 2021’ (Co-Hosted with the Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies)

Online Conference: ‘Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity and Islam’ (13-14 September, 2021)

Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity and Islam This online two-day workshop is the first from a consortium that brings together scholars from different disciplines to encourage innovative discussion about the nature of apocalyptic writings, interrelationships between Jewish, Christian and Islamic apocalyptic traditions and their contribution to Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations. The focus of the … Continue reading Online Conference: ‘Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity and Islam’ (13-14 September, 2021)

Free online language classes, Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages

Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages   The new Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies (OCHJS), in collaboration with other institutions in Europe and elsewhere, is pleased to announce its inaugural academic year, 2021-22. Beginning in October 2021, … Continue reading Free online language classes, Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages

Vacancy, Cataloguer, Dangoor Hebrew Manuscripts Collection British Library

Vacancy: Cataloguer, Dangoor Hebrew Manuscripts Collection, British Library Location: London Salary: £26,000 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 6th August 2021 Closes: 12th September 2021 Job Ref: 03749 To apply, click here [Apply] Fixed Term for 18 Months St Pancras The British Library leads the way in advancing world’s knowledge. We have recently … Continue reading Vacancy, Cataloguer, Dangoor Hebrew Manuscripts Collection British Library

CfP, BIAJS Conference 2022: ‘Unfolding Time: Texts – Practices – Politics’ (11–13 July 2022, King’s College London)

BIAJS Conference: Unfolding Time: Texts - Practices - Politics 11–13 July 2022, King’s College London ‘The word unfolding has a double meaning. A bud unfolds into a blossom, but the boat which one teaches children to make by folding paper unfolds into a flat sheet …’      Walter Benjamin The annual conference of the British … Continue reading CfP, BIAJS Conference 2022: ‘Unfolding Time: Texts – Practices – Politics’ (11–13 July 2022, King’s College London)

Annual Conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies ‘World in Crisis’ – Participant Registration Closing on Thursday 1 July

Annual Conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies ‘World in Crisis’ – Participant Registration Closing on Thursday 1 July Registration for the BAJS annual conference on ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’ (online from 5th - 7th July 2021) has closed for speakers but is currently open until 1st … Continue reading Annual Conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies ‘World in Crisis’ – Participant Registration Closing on Thursday 1 July

Vacancy: Montague Burton Research and Teaching Fellow in Jewish Studies, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies (University of Leeds)

Montague Burton Research and Teaching Fellow in Jewish Studies, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures. Are you a dynamic early career researcher holding a recent doctoral degree with strong research and teaching interests in post-Holocaust visualities? Does your research and teaching demonstrate a sustained interest … Continue reading Vacancy: Montague Burton Research and Teaching Fellow in Jewish Studies, School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies (University of Leeds)

Time to register: BAJS Annual Conference ‘World In Crisis’ 5-7 July 2021 (Registration Closing Friday 25 June)

BAJS Annual Conference ‘World In Crisis’ 5-7 July 2021 Registration Closing Friday 25 June We are delighted to be able to share details of the programme and registration for the annual conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies on ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’, which will run online … Continue reading Time to register: BAJS Annual Conference ‘World In Crisis’ 5-7 July 2021 (Registration Closing Friday 25 June)

Online film event, ‘A collection of art and blood, the Goering catalogue’ (Thurs 10 June 2021, 5.45pm ), The Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University

“A collection of art and blood. The Goering catalogue. Online film event (10 June 2021) The Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University is pleased to announce that the next Screen & Talk event will be the screening of 'A collection of art and blood, the Goering catalogue' followed by a Q&A panel with Jean-Marc Dreyfus, co-writer of the … Continue reading Online film event, ‘A collection of art and blood, the Goering catalogue’ (Thurs 10 June 2021, 5.45pm ), The Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University

BAJS Annual Conference ‘World In Crisis’ (5-7 July 2021)

BAJS Annual Conference ‘World In Crisis’ 5-7 July 2021 We are delighted to be able to share details of the programme and registration for the annual conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies on ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’, which will run online from 5th - 7th July … Continue reading BAJS Annual Conference ‘World In Crisis’ (5-7 July 2021)

‘Jewish Immigration in Myth and Reality’, Online conference (June 21-25, 2021)

Jewish Immigration in Myth and Reality June 21-25, 2021 Organizers: Dr Natalie Wynn, Herzog Centre, Trinity College Dublin and Dr Mara W. Cohen Ioannides, Missouri State University; Sponsors: Herzog Centre, Trinity College Dublin; Midwest Jewish Studies Association of the USA; Western Jewish Studies Association of the USA. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/organizations/events?org=33305035647 Mara Cohen Ioannides Events | Eventbrite … Continue reading ‘Jewish Immigration in Myth and Reality’, Online conference (June 21-25, 2021)

Vacancy: The Simon and Riva Spatz Chair in Jewish Studies, Dalhousie University

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Dalhousie University invites applications for The Simon and Riva Spatz Chair in Jewish Studies. This appointment will be a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate should be an exceptional scholar of international reputation, with a proven track-record suitable to a … Continue reading Vacancy: The Simon and Riva Spatz Chair in Jewish Studies, Dalhousie University

Online lecture: Prof. Isaac Nahón-Serfaty, ‘Affirmed and Hidden Identities: from the Inquisition to the Shoah’ (27 May, 2021)

The Sephardi Association of Ottawa invites you to the virtual lecture: 'Affirmed and Hidden Identities:  from the Inquisition to the Shoah' Isaac Nahón-Serfaty, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Ottawa Thursday, May 27 - 7 pm (Ottawa time) Register here to attend the virtual lecture https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYudOGgqDopGdC64sHr8WiMd0SS0Ckw1yhF To decide to forget Judaism is not a … Continue reading Online lecture: Prof. Isaac Nahón-Serfaty, ‘Affirmed and Hidden Identities: from the Inquisition to the Shoah’ (27 May, 2021)

A Special Offer from Polity Press: ‘Correspondence 1939-1969’ by Theodor W. Adorno & Gershom Scholem

A Special Offer from Polity Press: Correspondence: 1939 - 1969 by Theodor W. Adorno & Gershom Scholem This new volume brings together the long-running correspondence between two towering figures of German intellectual culture, covering a wide range of their discussions on philosophy, religion, history, politics, literature, and the arts. April 2021 | Cloth | ISBN … Continue reading A Special Offer from Polity Press: ‘Correspondence 1939-1969’ by Theodor W. Adorno & Gershom Scholem

Research training event in Jewish Studies for PhDs and Early Career Researchers, University of Manchester, 10-11 June 2021 (online via zoom)

Research training event in Jewish Studies for PhDs and Early Career Researchers, University of Manchester, 10-11 June 2021 (online via zoom)The Centre for Jewish Studies at Manchester University is pleased to announce the fifth doctoral and early career research training event of the Northern UK and Dublin Jewish Studies Partnership. Advanced PhD students and post-doctoral … Continue reading Research training event in Jewish Studies for PhDs and Early Career Researchers, University of Manchester, 10-11 June 2021 (online via zoom)

Seminar, ‘Separation Anxieties: Telling the Stories of How Christianity Came to Be’ (Adele Reinhartz, UOttawa) 8-10th June, 2021

'Separation Anxieties: Telling the Stories of How Christianity Came to Be' Adele Reinhartz (UOttawa) June 8th 2:00 to 3:30 pm (Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period): What does the New Testament tell us about the ‘parting of the ways’? June 9th 5:00 to 6:30 pm: Family Dramas: Mothers, Daughters, and Siblings … Continue reading Seminar, ‘Separation Anxieties: Telling the Stories of How Christianity Came to Be’ (Adele Reinhartz, UOttawa) 8-10th June, 2021

‘The Septuagint in the Hellenistic World’: Workshop to mark the publication of ‘The Oxford Handbook of Septuagint Studies’ (3 June, 2021)

The Septuagint in the Hellenistic World: Workshop to mark the publication of The Oxford Handbook of Septuagint Studies edited by Alison Salvesen and Timothy Michael Law Thursday June 3, 3:30 – 7:00 pm To access the link to register, please e-mail hindy.najman@theology.ox.ac.uk 3:30-4:30 Hindy Najman (Oriel): opening remarks Robert Parker (New) Scott Scullion (Worcester) 4:45-5:45 … Continue reading ‘The Septuagint in the Hellenistic World’: Workshop to mark the publication of ‘The Oxford Handbook of Septuagint Studies’ (3 June, 2021)

Seminar: ‘Prophets, Priests, and Promises: Reflections on Gary Knoppers’ Posthumously Published Volume’ (15 June, 2021)

Prophets, Priests, and Promises: Reflections on Gary Knoppers’ Posthumously Published Volume Tuesday, 15 June | 4:00-7:00 Chair: Hindy Najman (Oxford) 4:00 - 4:10       Hindy Najman (Oxford) Welcome 4:10 - 4:15       Christl Maier (Marburg) Opening Remarks 4:15 - 4:35       Steven McKenzie (Memphis TN) The Whole Megilla: Gary Knoppers’ Approach to Biblical Scholarship. 4:35 - 4:55       Louis … Continue reading Seminar: ‘Prophets, Priests, and Promises: Reflections on Gary Knoppers’ Posthumously Published Volume’ (15 June, 2021)

Visiting Fellowships, Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies: “‘Philosophy in Scripture’: Jewish Philosophical Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the Late Medieval Period” (24 April to 18 June 2022)

OXFORD SEMINAR IN ADVANCED JEWISH STUDIES Hosted by the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in consortium with Mandel Scholion Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg “Philosophy in Scripture”: Jewish Philosophical Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the Late Medieval Period 24 April to 18 June 2022 Project Leaders:Professor … Continue reading Visiting Fellowships, Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies: “‘Philosophy in Scripture’: Jewish Philosophical Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the Late Medieval Period” (24 April to 18 June 2022)

International Conference (Reminder): ‘Jewish Dissidents in the Eastern Bloc’ (14-15 April, 2021)

International Conference: Jewish Dissidents in the Eastern Bloc 14-15 April 2021 Organisers: Cathy Gelbin (University of Manchester); Sander Gilman (Emory University); Monika Schärtl (Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg) Registration: info@selma-stern-zentrum.de 09.00-09.30 EDT / 14.00-14.30 BST / 15.00-15.30 MESZ / CEST Welcome: Stefanie Schüler-Springorum (Selma Stern Center) Keynote: Thomas Krüger (German Federal Agency for … Continue reading International Conference (Reminder): ‘Jewish Dissidents in the Eastern Bloc’ (14-15 April, 2021)

Vacancy, Post-Doctorate Researcher in Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: History of Literacy and Education, Trinity College Dublin

Research Fellow - Post-Doctorate Researcher in Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: History of Literacy and Education The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies and the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at Trinity College Dublin is seeking to recruit a Research Fellow - Post-Doctorate Researcher (Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: History … Continue reading Vacancy, Post-Doctorate Researcher in Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: History of Literacy and Education, Trinity College Dublin

Vacancy, Post-Doctorate Researcher in Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: Social History, Trinity College Dublin

Research Fellow (Post-Doctorate Researcher - Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: Social History) The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies and the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies at Trinity College Dublin is seeking to recruit a Research Fellow/Post-Doctorate Researcher - Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: Social History. Post Status: Specific Purpose Contract … Continue reading Vacancy, Post-Doctorate Researcher in Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: Social History, Trinity College Dublin

International Conference, ‘Jewish Dissidents in the Eastern Bloc’ (14-15 April, 2021)

International Conference Jewish Dissidents in the Eastern Bloc 14-15 April 2021 Organisers: Cathy Gelbin (University of Manchester); Sander Gilman (Emory University); Monika Schärtl (Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg) Please register by 12 April 2021: info@selma-stern-zentrum.de April 14 09.00-09.30 EDT / 14.00-14.30 BST / 15.00-15.30 MESZ / CEST Welcome: Stefanie Schüler-Springorum (Selma Stern Center) … Continue reading International Conference, ‘Jewish Dissidents in the Eastern Bloc’ (14-15 April, 2021)

Vacancy: Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, Early Career Fellowship

Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism Early Career Fellowship  Deadline for applications: 9 April 2021 The Pears Institute seeks an outstanding postdoctoral researcher with a specialism in the study of antisemitism in the past or the present day.  You will have completed your doctorate or be close to completion, and have an identified an area for … Continue reading Vacancy: Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, Early Career Fellowship

Vacancy: University of St Andrews, St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology, Academic Editor (Judaism)

University of St Andrews, Academic Editor (Judaism) School of Divinity, Salary: £41,526 per annum*, Start: 2 August 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed term until 31 May 2024 The St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology, based at the School of Divinity at the University of St Andrews, intends to appoint a full-time Academic Editor … Continue reading Vacancy: University of St Andrews, St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology, Academic Editor (Judaism)

Vacancy: Five Year Postdoctoral Position in the History and Memory of the Holocaust for the Alfred Landecker Lecturer Program, Birkbeck, University of London

Five Year Postdoctoral Position in the History and Memory of the Holocaust for the Alfred Landecker Lecturer Program Birkbeck, University of London Location: London Salary:  Not Specified Hours:  Full Time Contract Type:  Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 26th February 2021 Closes:  12th March 2021 Five Year Postdoctoral Position in the History and Memory of the Holocaust at … Continue reading Vacancy: Five Year Postdoctoral Position in the History and Memory of the Holocaust for the Alfred Landecker Lecturer Program, Birkbeck, University of London

The Selig Brodetsky Memorial Lecture 2021, Prof. Asa Simon Mittman, ‘Far From Jerusalem: The Exclusion of Jews on Christian Maps’ (23 March, 2021)

The Selig Brodetsky Memorial Lecture 2021 23 March 2021, 17:30 (UK time) Prof. Asa Simon Mittman (Art History, California State University-Chico) “Far From Jerusalem: The Exclusion of Jews on Christian Maps” Prof. Asa S. Mittman is an authority on conceptions of medieval monsters. This lecture is about how medieval Christian maps use principles of inclusion … Continue reading The Selig Brodetsky Memorial Lecture 2021, Prof. Asa Simon Mittman, ‘Far From Jerusalem: The Exclusion of Jews on Christian Maps’ (23 March, 2021)

Vacancy: Robert Weiner and Ilan Peleg Chair in Jewish Studies (Tenure-Track-Faculty, Lafayette College ( Easton, PA )

Tenure-Track-Faculty, Lafayette College, Easton, PA Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to fill the newly endowed Robert Weiner and Ilan Peleg Chair in Jewish Studies, starting July 1, 2021. This is an open-rank position, with a strong preference for candidates at the rank of associate professor or advanced assistant professor. The successful … Continue reading Vacancy: Robert Weiner and Ilan Peleg Chair in Jewish Studies (Tenure-Track-Faculty, Lafayette College ( Easton, PA )

Sephardi Thought and Modernity, 2021 Webinar Series

Sephardi Thought and Modernity 2021 Webinar Series Series organizers:   Angy Cohen (University of Calgary) and Yuval Evri (King’s College London) The series on Sephardi thought and Modernity is a collaboration between the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology of University of Calgary, King’s College London, Universidad Complutense of Madrid and American Sephardi Federation which will be presented … Continue reading Sephardi Thought and Modernity, 2021 Webinar Series

Call for Proposals for an Academic Conference, ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Religious Teacher Education’

Call for Proposals for an Academic Conference The Humanities and Social Sciences Fund International Conference on Jewish Education: Celebrating 100 Years of Religious Teacher Education Teacher education in the religious education stream in Israel is now approaching its centennial, beginning with the Rabbi Eliezer Meir Lipschutz Mizrahi Teacher Seminar, which was the precursor to the Lifshitz … Continue reading Call for Proposals for an Academic Conference, ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Religious Teacher Education’

Jewish Studies as Translation– A panel discussion (Zoom)

Jewish Studies as Translation– A panel discussion Please register using this zoom link. Tuesday 16 February 2021, 4-5:30pm (GMT) Jewish Studies, in many ways, is constituted through translation, indeed, it would not exist without the constant activity of translation. While English may currently be the most dominant of scholarly vernaculars across all areas of Jewish … Continue reading Jewish Studies as Translation– A panel discussion (Zoom)

CfP: ‘Jewish Immigration in Myth and Reality: A Conference to uncover the stories and explore the truths n the Virtual World (via Zoom)’ (June 21, 2021)

Call for papers: 'Jewish Immigration in Myth and Reality: A Conference to uncover the stories and explore the truths in the Virtual World (via Zoom)' Week of June 21, 2021 This conference is about uncovering the myths about immigration that Jewish families and communities have created. Migration is a transformational, sometimes traumatic experience that has played a … Continue reading CfP: ‘Jewish Immigration in Myth and Reality: A Conference to uncover the stories and explore the truths n the Virtual World (via Zoom)’ (June 21, 2021)

University of Manchester Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2021

University of Manchester Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2021 The University of Manchester Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce the 2021 Bogdanow Lecture in Holocaust Studies will be delivered by Oscar-winning film director László Nemes. The globally acclaimed filmmaker, whose 2015 film 'Son of Saul' won numerous international prizes including an Academy Award, … Continue reading University of Manchester Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2021

Post doctorate opportunity, University of Manchester

Post doctorate opportunity, University of Manchester The Rothschild Foundation Europe offers a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Jewish Studies for two years. The Foundation only allows one application per institution, and so there will be an internal selection process for The University of Manchester. The time frame for the two-page outline is tight but the approach … Continue reading Post doctorate opportunity, University of Manchester

Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2021-22

Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2021-22 This is a home/EU fees bursary for an MA student who chooses Jewish Studies topics as their main focus in the MA in Religions and Theology (https://www.manchester.ac.uk/study/masters/courses/list/01297/ma-religions-and-theology/). One bursary will be awarded each year on a competitive basis. There are no … Continue reading Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2021-22

Reminder: CfP, British Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference, ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’ (5-7 July, 2021)

British Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference 5-7 July, 2021 World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present University of Southampton and the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations The annual conference of the British Association for Jewish Studies 2021 will explore Jewish perspectives on a world in crisis, whether … Continue reading Reminder: CfP, British Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference, ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’ (5-7 July, 2021)

Conference, ‘Hebrew Bible and Jewish Antiquity’ (8-9 March, 2021)

Groningen-Leuven-Oxford Network Conference, 8-9 March 2021 University of Oxford | Oriel Centre for the Study of the Bible Hebrew Bible and Jewish  Antiquity For any questions please contact: Stefania Beitia, PA to Professor Hindy Najman and Administrator for the Oriel Centre for the Study of the Bible (stefania.beitia@oriel.ox.ac.uk) Lula Mae Blocton, Summer Ease, 1975 Session … Continue reading Conference, ‘Hebrew Bible and Jewish Antiquity’ (8-9 March, 2021)

Online AIAS talk: Dr Gideon Avni, ‘Jerusalem between Late Antiquity and Early Islam- The Creation of a Multicultural City’ (6th January 2021, 5.00pm)

Anglo Israel Archaeological Society Online Lecture Dr Gideon Avni, 'Jerusalem between Late Antiquity and Early Islam- The Creation of a Multicultural City' We’re still taking registrations for our next Zoom lecture which will take place on Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 5.00pm (GMT) when DR.GIDEON AVNI (Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Israel Antiquities Authority) will be speaking about ‘ … Continue reading Online AIAS talk: Dr Gideon Avni, ‘Jerusalem between Late Antiquity and Early Islam- The Creation of a Multicultural City’ (6th January 2021, 5.00pm)

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies 2022: Call for Proposals

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies 2022 Call for Proposals Closing Date: 19 February 2021 The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, in conjunction with The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg, invites proposals from individuals or institutions wishing to direct an Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies in spring … Continue reading Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies 2022: Call for Proposals

CfP: ‘The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the age’ (28-30 June, 2021)

‘The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the age’ The Belarusian-Jewish Cultural Heritage Center and The Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton are delighted to announce that the international conference on ‘The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the age’ will take … Continue reading CfP: ‘The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the age’ (28-30 June, 2021)

Online Lecture: Anglo Israel Archaeological Society, ‘Anthony Sheppard, ’Fuzzy Frontiers and Funny Faiths’ (16th December, 4pm)

Anglo Israel Archaeological Society Anthony Sheppard, ’Fuzzy Frontiers and Funny Faiths’ 4.00pm Wednesday 16th December This talk explores the concept of a fence or hedge round the Jewish Law and asks how solid that fence was in the Greek-speaking diaspora of the Roman Empire. Fluid boundaries allied to the high standing of many Jewish communities, … Continue reading Online Lecture: Anglo Israel Archaeological Society, ‘Anthony Sheppard, ’Fuzzy Frontiers and Funny Faiths’ (16th December, 4pm)

Juda and the New Jew: Undead Jewish Israeli Identities with Vered Weiss (November 17, 5:00pm [San Francisco time])

Juda and the New Jew: Undead Jewish Israeli Identities with Vered Weiss Event Date: Tuesday, November 17 - 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm Online event. Register here to receive the Zoom link. What happens when a Jewish Israeli television series appropriates antisemitic tropes about blood thirsty vampires? Join Prof. Vered Weiss as she explores the 2017 … Continue reading Juda and the New Jew: Undead Jewish Israeli Identities with Vered Weiss (November 17, 5:00pm [San Francisco time])

Remembering Rightly: A Conversation on Race and Jewish-Christian Relations (3rd December 2020, 11am)

Remembering Rightly: A Conversation on Race and Jewish-Christian Relations Thursday 3rd December 2020, 11.00am - 12:30 pm Join The Council of Christians and Jews and Churches Together in Britain and Ireland for conversation including talks on: ‘What Yad Vashem taught me about Remembering the Transatlantic Slave Trade’ Richard Reddie, CTBI Director of Justice and Inclusion … Continue reading Remembering Rightly: A Conversation on Race and Jewish-Christian Relations (3rd December 2020, 11am)

Vacancy: Tenure-track position in the field of the Holocaust and its Aftermath with an additional field of specialization in 20th century Jewish world (Bar Ilan University)

Tenure-Track Position: The Holocaust and its Aftermath with teaching and research experience in topics pertaining to the 20th Century Jewish World The Faculty of Jewish Studies and the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History and Contemporary Jewry at Bar-Ilan University invites applications for a tenure track position in the field of the Holocaust … Continue reading Vacancy: Tenure-track position in the field of the Holocaust and its Aftermath with an additional field of specialization in 20th century Jewish world (Bar Ilan University)

Anglo Israel Archaeological Society lecture, ‘Re-approaching the Babatha Archive’ (18 November, 2020)

Anglo Israel Archaeological Society lecture at 4pm on Wednesday 18th November: Dr Kimberley Czajkowski (University of Edinburgh) on ‘Re-approaching the Babatha Archive’. The Cave of Letters in Israel’s Judean Desert has offered up a wealth of documentary evidence, including the rare archives of two families. These are commonly named after the Jewish women to whom most … Continue reading Anglo Israel Archaeological Society lecture, ‘Re-approaching the Babatha Archive’ (18 November, 2020)

Vacancy, Lecturer in Yiddish (UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies)

The UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Yiddish.  For full details, follow this link. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the Department's teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to contribute to the running of the Department, and to conduct active research leading to academic publications and … Continue reading Vacancy, Lecturer in Yiddish (UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies)

Online Lecture: Dr Yana Tchekhanovets, ‘The Holy City? Fourth-Century Jerusalem in the Light of the New Archaeological Data’ (Thursday 1st October at 4.00pm)

Thursday 1st October at 4.00pm (UK time). Dr Yana Tchekhanovets (Israel Antiquities Authority, Ben Gurion University in the Negev) The Holy City? Fourth-Century Jerusalem in the Light of the New Archaeological Data In order to receive the log-in details please write to Sheila Ford (secretary@aias.org.uk) indicating your interest. The Christianization of Aelia Capitolina/Jerusalem, is usually associated with … Continue reading Online Lecture: Dr Yana Tchekhanovets, ‘The Holy City? Fourth-Century Jerusalem in the Light of the New Archaeological Data’ (Thursday 1st October at 4.00pm)

Online Lecture: ‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’ (27 October 2020, 1–2pm)

Online Lecture: ‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’ 27 October 2020, 1–2pm Free, book in advance Email: fob@bodleian.ox.ac.uk There are many rare, beautiful and scholarly valuable Hebrew and Jewish manuscripts in the Bodleian Library and the libraries of the colleges of the University of Oxford. What is less known is how these collections of manuscripts were originally assembled, who … Continue reading Online Lecture: ‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’ (27 October 2020, 1–2pm)

Vacancy: Registrar, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

OXFORD CENTRE FOR HEBREW & JEWISH STUDIES REGISTRAR           Location                                 Clarendon Institute, Walton Street, Oxford Salary                                     £29,176 [Grade 6, stage 1 of the University of Oxford’s salary scale] Hours                                     Full time – 35 hours per week Contract type                       Permanent The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies is the leading academic Jewish studies centre in Europe … Continue reading Vacancy: Registrar, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Ian and Mildred Karten PhD Studentship in Jewish/non-Jewish relations

Ian and Mildred Karten PhD Studentship in Jewish/non-Jewish relations The Parkes Institute for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations at the University of Southampton announces the availability of a studentship to support a doctoral candidate working on any aspect of Jewish/non-Jewish relations throughout ages. The Parkes Institute is a major centre for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish … Continue reading Ian and Mildred Karten PhD Studentship in Jewish/non-Jewish relations

JewTh!nk

JewTh!nk   JewTh!nk (jewthink.org) is a project to set up a popular, not for profit service to allow diverse Jewish voices to be heard in Britain. Why do we need JewThink? Existing Jewish publications in the UK are struggling. The circulation of print-based media continues to dwindle and close, and websites fight to produce revenue. At the same time, newspapers are subject to editorial decisions. JewThink aims to be an open, democratic platform for discussion and debate – free from the … Continue reading JewTh!nk

Webinar, ‘Jewish objects in a time of crisis: Cecil Roth as collector’ (8 June, 2020)

Eva Frojmovic and Jay Prosser, 'Jewish objects in a time of crisis: Cecil Roth as collector' 8th June 2020, TIME: 20:00 (British Summer Time)   Cecil Roth began researching in Italy in the 1920s, during a double crisis: Jews were abandoning tradition and emptying their family’s attics of old documents, and Mussolini was rising to power. Cecil … Continue reading Webinar, ‘Jewish objects in a time of crisis: Cecil Roth as collector’ (8 June, 2020)

Webinar, ‘Jewish objects in a time of crisis: Cecil Roth as collector’ (8 Jun, 2020 08:00 PM BST)

Jewish objects in a time of crisis: Cecil Roth as collector Jun 8, 2020 08:00 PM BST Cecil Roth began researching in Italy in the 1920s, during a double crisis: Jews were abandoning tradition and emptying their family's attics of old documents, and Mussolini was rising to power. Cecil Roth had begun to collect what … Continue reading Webinar, ‘Jewish objects in a time of crisis: Cecil Roth as collector’ (8 Jun, 2020 08:00 PM BST)

CfP, ‘Jews in South Africa: New Directions in Research’, 14-15 September, 2020 (Online)

JEWS IN SOUTH AFRICA: NEW DIRECTIONS IN RESEARCH 14-15 September 2020  *UPDATE: This conference will now take place online.*   Many thanks to those who have already submitted proposals.   The deadline for submissions is 15 May 2020.     For much of the twentieth century, the received history of Jews in South Africa was … Continue reading CfP, ‘Jews in South Africa: New Directions in Research’, 14-15 September, 2020 (Online)

Vacancy: Collections manager (curator), Jewish Museum London

Job: Collections manager (curator), Jewish Museum London (closing: 27.3.20) We are looking for an experienced full-time Collections Manager who will take responsibility for the museum’s wide-ranging Arts Council Designated collections of social history and Judaica as well as the recently acquired Jewish Military Museum collection. The Collections Manager will be also expected to contribute to … Continue reading Vacancy: Collections manager (curator), Jewish Museum London

CANCELLED: Anglo Israel Archaeological Society Lecture, Prof. Rami ‘Three Decades of Excavations at Bethsaida’ 

Please note that this lecture has been CANCELLED. Lecture, Prof. Rami 'Three Decades of Excavations at Bethsaida'  Monday 23rd March,  6.00pm at the Institute of Archaeology Bethsaida is the most frequently mentioned site in the Gospels, frequently mentioned by the ancient Jewish historian Josephus, Greco Roman authors and by the Rabbinical literature. It may have one … Continue reading CANCELLED: Anglo Israel Archaeological Society Lecture, Prof. Rami ‘Three Decades of Excavations at Bethsaida’ 

‘Gender in Moving In and Out of Religion’, Centre for Religion and Public Life Seminar (17 March, 2020), University of Leeds

'Gender in Moving In and Out of Religion' Centre for Religion and Public Life Seminar 17th March, 1-2.30pm, Botany House Research Room, 1.03 All are welcome to a special Centre for Religion and Public Life seminar on gender and religion conversion to Islam, Christianity and Judaism in contemporary Europe, with Dr Mariecke van den Berg, … Continue reading ‘Gender in Moving In and Out of Religion’, Centre for Religion and Public Life Seminar (17 March, 2020), University of Leeds

Shoah victims of Cardiff Reform Synagogue, Jewish History Association of South Wales information request

On the back wall, in the far-right corner of the Cardiff Reform Synagogue is a memorial tablet.  This tablet commemorates relatives of the CRS congregation who were murdered during the Holocaust, but whose final resting places are unknown.  As the Congregation dwindles, and memories fail, the final links to these people are being lost.  The … Continue reading Shoah victims of Cardiff Reform Synagogue, Jewish History Association of South Wales information request

Vacancy, F. D. Maurice Chair in Moral & Social Theology (King’s College London)

F. D. Maurice Chair in Moral & Social Theology (King's College London) King's College London is delighted to advertise the FD Maurice Chair in Moral and Social Theology in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies (TRS). This highly prestigious post has a particular historical and contemporary significance for TRS and King's, as it is … Continue reading Vacancy, F. D. Maurice Chair in Moral & Social Theology (King’s College London)