CfP, ‘Jews and Quakers: Prejudice and Privilege’ (29-30 June, 2020)

29th-30th June 2020: Jews and Quakers Conference 'Prejudice and Privilege'   Keynote Speakers Professor Shirli Gilbert        Professor of Modern Jewish History, UCL, London Dr. Benjamin J. Wood         Woodbrooke Centre for Research in Quaker Studies, Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Religion and Public Life at the University of Leeds. Call for proposals  In June 2020, the Centre for Research in … Continue reading CfP, ‘Jews and Quakers: Prejudice and Privilege’ (29-30 June, 2020)

CfP Deadline Extended: BAJS Annual Conference, ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’

British Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference Call for Papers Deadline Extended: Friday 31st January 2020 World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present 13th to 15th July, 2020 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 … Continue reading CfP Deadline Extended: BAJS Annual Conference, ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’

Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2020, University of Manchester

Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2020   We are delighted to announce that the Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2020 will be given by Prof. Dina Porat (Tel Aviv University and Chief Historian of Yad Vashem) on the topic 'The Holocaust in Political Life: Israel and Europe in Comparison'. Lectures at 6pm on 28 and … Continue reading Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies 2020, University of Manchester

British Association for Jewish Studies Book Prize, 2020

BAJS is pleased to announce that the 2020 BAJS Book Prize competition is now open. The book prize initiative was launched by BAJS in 2018 to recognise and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies. The prize was first awarded in 2019 to Dr Seth Anziska for his Preventing Palestine: A Political History from … Continue reading British Association for Jewish Studies Book Prize, 2020

Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2020-21

Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2020-21   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 on a competitive basis. There are no eligibility … Continue reading Bursary for MA degree study in Jewish Studies at the University of Manchester, 2020-21

Oxford Summer Institute on Modern and Contemporary Judaism, ‘Worship, Space, and Performance in Modern and Contemporary Judaism: Continuity and Innovation’ (5–10 July 2020)

Seventh Annual OXFORD SUMMER INSTITUTE ON MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY JUDAISM (OSI) 5–10 July 2020 Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford in conjunction with the Berman Center for Jewish Studies, Lehigh University Worship, Space, and Performance in Modernand Contemporary Judaism: Continuity and Innovation The Oxford Summer Institute on Modern and Contemporary Judaism … Continue reading Oxford Summer Institute on Modern and Contemporary Judaism, ‘Worship, Space, and Performance in Modern and Contemporary Judaism: Continuity and Innovation’ (5–10 July 2020)

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies: ‘Towards the Study of Jewish-Buddhist Relations’ (January to June 2021)

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies (in consortium with Mandel Scholion Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg) 'Towards the Study of Jewish-Buddhist Relations' January to June 2021 Project leaders:       Professor Dr Boaz Huss, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev       Professor Lionel Obadia, National Agency of Research in France       … Continue reading Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies: ‘Towards the Study of Jewish-Buddhist Relations’ (January to June 2021)

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher, ‘The Titles of the New Testament: A New Approach to Manuscripts and the History of Interpretation’ (School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music in Dublin City University)

School of Theology, Philosophy, and MusicPostdoctoral Researcher, TiNT Project (Level 1) 36 months from 1st September 2020 The Project The Titles of the New Testament: A New Approach to Manuscripts and the History of Interpretation (TiNT) project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement n° … Continue reading Vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher, ‘The Titles of the New Testament: A New Approach to Manuscripts and the History of Interpretation’ (School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music in Dublin City University)

CfP, Conference on ‘The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the ages’ (23-25 June 2020, Minsk)

Call for papers, International conference 'The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the ages' 23-25 June 2020, Minsk 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 a major international conference on the history and culture of … Continue reading CfP, Conference on ‘The history, culture and heritage of Jews in Belarus across the ages’ (23-25 June 2020, Minsk)

Vacancy: Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge The Board of Electors to the Sultan Qaboos Professorship of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2020 or as … Continue reading Vacancy: Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

Woolf Institute Summer School 2020: ‘Religion and Society from the Medieval to the Modern’

APPLICATIONS are now being accepted for the Woolf Institute Summer School 2020: Religion and Society from the Medieval to the Modern The Summer School examines the interactions between religion and society and between the different religious communities in Europe and the Middle East from the medieval era to modern times. This module introduces students to … Continue reading Woolf Institute Summer School 2020: ‘Religion and Society from the Medieval to the Modern’

New Publication: Sara Abosch-Jacobson, “‘We are not only English Jews—we are Jewish Englishmen’: The Making of an Anglo-Jewish Identity, 1840–1880”

Sara Abosch-Jacobson, 'We are not only English Jews—we are Jewish Englishmen': The Making of an Anglo-Jewish Identity, 1840–1880 A distinct Anglo-Jewish identity developed in Britain between 1840 and 1880. Over the course of these forty years, a mature, increasingly comfortable, native-born Jewish community emerged and matured in London. The multifaceted growth and change in communal … Continue reading New Publication: Sara Abosch-Jacobson, “‘We are not only English Jews—we are Jewish Englishmen’: The Making of an Anglo-Jewish Identity, 1840–1880”

BAJS Annual Conference, ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’

British Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference Call for Papers World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present 13th to 15th July, 2020 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 2020 will explore Jewish perspectives on … Continue reading BAJS Annual Conference, ‘World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present’

Modern Hebrew Distance-Learning Courses, University of Manchester

MODERN HEBREW DISTANCE-LEARNING COURSES The University of Manchester is offering places on distance-learning undergraduate modules in modern Hebrew. There are 3 levels of Hebrew courses available. Level 1 (ULHB10030) assumes no knowledge of Hebrew and will start by teaching the alphabet. Some previous knowledge of the language (knowing the alphabet and being able to read … Continue reading Modern Hebrew Distance-Learning Courses, University of Manchester

CfP, Conference on ‘Approaching the History of Internment: Reconsiderations of Wartime Britain and Beyond’, (16 – 18 March 2020)

APPROACHING THE HISTORY OF INTERNMENT: RECONSIDERATIONS OF WARTIME BRITAIN AND BEYOND Retrospective and contemporary examinations DATE:            16 - 18 March 2020 VENUE:         IAS Common Ground, Institute of Advanced Studies, Ground Floor, South Wing, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT TIME               tbc 1st Call for Papers A firestorm of protest was ignited … Continue reading CfP, Conference on ‘Approaching the History of Internment: Reconsiderations of Wartime Britain and Beyond’, (16 – 18 March 2020)

Full Professorship for Bible and its Jewish Exegesis, School of Jewish Theology (University of Potsdam)

UNIVERSITÄT POTSDAM The unique School of Jewish Theology, created in 2013 as part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Potsdam, invites applications for the following professorship, with the appointment planned for October 1, 2020: Full Professorship (W3) for Bible and Its Jewish Exegesis. The successful candidate will represent the entire field of … Continue reading Full Professorship for Bible and its Jewish Exegesis, School of Jewish Theology (University of Potsdam)

CfP, International Medieval Congress 2020

CfP, International Medieval Congress 2020 (www.imc.leeds.ac.uk/imc2020) The IMC provides an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of Medieval Studies. Proposals on any topic related to the Middle Ages are welcome, while every year the IMC also chooses a special thematic focus. The IMC provides an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of … Continue reading CfP, International Medieval Congress 2020

Visiting Fellowship in Cultural Encounters between Jews and non-Jews, Parkes Institute

2019 Parkes Institute Visiting Fellowship in Cultural Encounters between Jews and non-Jews  The Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations at the University of Southampton is delighted to invite applications for 2 visiting fellows to attend a residential workshopin the field of ‘cultural encounters between Jews and non-Jews’. We welcome applications from scholars at … Continue reading Visiting Fellowship in Cultural Encounters between Jews and non-Jews, Parkes Institute

The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Annual Fellowship Applications Open

The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania ANNUAL FELLOWSHIP 2020-2021 The Herbert D. Katz Center at The University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for the 2020–2021 academic year on the theme of America’s Jewish Questions. New attention to the diversity of Jewish practices, politics, and peoples, at … Continue reading The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, Annual Fellowship Applications Open

BAJS Postgraduate Representative 2019/20: Call for Applications

 BAJS Postgraduate Representative 2019/20  The British Association for Jewish Studies aims to nurture, cultivate and advance teaching and research in Jewish culture and history in all its aspects within Higher Education in the British Isles. To further these aims, the Association seeks to appoint a postgraduate representative to sit on the BAJS Committee. The postgraduate … Continue reading BAJS Postgraduate Representative 2019/20: Call for Applications

Encyclopedia of Jewish Women: call for entries for new edition

The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA) would like to announce the upcoming new edition of one of its core resources, the Encyclopedia of Jewish Women. The Encyclopedia was originally published in 1997 as Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia (edited by Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore). It was later expanded as Jewish Women: An Historical Encyclopedia (edited by … Continue reading Encyclopedia of Jewish Women: call for entries for new edition

New commission, University of Manchester: 50 Jewish Objects artist 2019

New commission, University of Manchester: 50 Jewish Objects artist 2019 As part of major new public engagement initiative of the University of Manchester's Centre for Jewish Studies, we seek to select an artist for a two-month project working to create Manchester-based artwork and public encounters in response to one or more of the historical and … Continue reading New commission, University of Manchester: 50 Jewish Objects artist 2019

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies, 2020-2021

Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies, 2020-2021 Call for Proposals  Closing Date:  14 January, 2019  The Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies invites proposals from individuals or institutions wishing to direct an Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies in 2020-2021.  The Seminar may be convened either from mid October to mid March or from mid … Continue reading Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies, 2020-2021