Tag Archives: Jews

June 26, Discussion, “Debating Antisemitism: Why do Jews Disagree so Much? ” UK

[ June 26, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] A June 26 round table discussion on “Debating Antisemitism: Why do Jews Disagree so Much?”will feature Diana Pinto, intellectual historian and author; Keith Kahn-Harris, writer and sociologist; and David Feldman, Director, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London. The discussion will take place  6.30pm-8.00pm at Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 5, Book on The Architecture of Synagogues in the Islamic World

[ May 29, 2014 to June 5, 2014. ] With more than three millennia of history, the Jewish people have been both a minority and an influential community of long standing within the Islamic world, from Morocco to Indonesia.  The hundreds of synagogues that are located in this part of the world are noted for their rich and unique architecture.  These buildings were constructed [...]

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Oct. 25-27, Conference, “Analysing Jewish Europe Today: Perspectives from a new generation,” Germany

[ October 25, 2013 to October 27, 2013. ] After the positive outcome of the first “Analysing Jewish Europe Today” Conference in 2010, JDC International Centre for Community Development is organising the second edition of the conference, to take place in Berlin, Germany on October 25-27, 2013.

The conference will analyze contemporary Jewish life in Europe from a new generation’s point of view by offering [...]

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CFA Deadline: Oct. 4, Fellowship, “Jews and Empire,” USA

[ September 4, 2013 to October 5, 2013. ] The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce its Fellowship Theme for 2014-2015: “Jews & Empires.”

The theme of “Jews and Empires” presents a good vantage point for comparative and interdisciplinary examination of aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural history, as well as comparative study of religions, [...]

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June 20-21, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ June 20, 2013 to June 21, 2013. ] This conference deals with the Muslim and Jewish experiences in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the 1860s until the 1920s. Numerous excellent studies in recent years have enhanced our understanding of the Jewish-Russian as well as the Muslim-Russian historical encounter. The conference intends to bring together specialists from both fields to allow [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 28, Conference, “Analysing Jewish Europe Today: Perspectives from a new generation,” Germany

[ May 28, 2013 to June 28, 2013. ] Drawing on the positive outcome of the first “Analysing Jewish Europe Today “Conference in 2010, JDC International Centre for Community Development is organising the second edition of the conference, to take place in Berlin, Germany on October 25-27, 2013.

The conference will analyse contemporary Jewish life in Europe from a new generation’s point of view by [...]

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CFP Deadline: May 24, Conference on New Research on Jews and the First World War, USA

[ April 24, 2013 to May 24, 2013. ] The Center for Jewish History with the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University and the American Jewish Historical Society invite proposals for papers to be presented at a conference featuring original research on the experiences of Jews during the First World War and its immediate aftermath. The conference will be [...]

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CFA Deadline: Mar. 29, The Medici Archive Project Jewish Studies Fellowship 2013-2014, Italy

[ February 26, 2013 to March 29, 2013. ] The letters in the Medici Granducal Archive (Mediceo del Principato) constitute an impressive historical reservoir of Jewish history. The content of this vast collection—over six thousand volumes—opens new windows onto cross-sections of Jewish culture in early modern Italy and Europe. Only in recent years have historians of various humanist disciplines begun to assess this vast [...]

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CFA Deadline: Feb. 1, E-learning course “Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges,” UK

[ January 8, 2013 to January 31, 2013. ] Applications are now being accepted for the e-learning course, ” Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges” at the Woolf Institute in the United Kingdom.

Following two successful years, the course will commence in late February 2013. This three-part course focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians, and Muslims and their impact in modern Europe, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ December 19, 2012 10:00 pm to January 30, 2013 10:00 pm. ] This conference deals with the Muslim and Jewish experiences in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the 1860s until the 1920s. Numerous excellent studies in recent years have enhanced our understanding of the Jewish-Russian as well as the Muslim-Russian historical encounter. The conference intends to bring together specialists from both fields to allow [...]

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