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Highlights

Last supper


Grand finale to the Spring/Summer term, Anthony Grafton’s erudite lecture on how Jesus celebrated Passover was attended by 90 people. More great lectures to come next term. The full Autumn programme will be available soon.



Autumn Term 2011



December 12th BOOK LAUNCH

Nathan Abrams, Bangor University

The New Jew in Film- Exploring Jewishness and  Judaism in Contemporary Cinema

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December 8th JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE

Ada Rapoport-Albert, UCL 

Women in HaBaD Hasidism

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December 1st ARNOLD LEE MEMORIAL LECTURE

Charlotte Fonrobert, Stanford University

Ritualising the Neighbourhood: the Eruv as Jewish Topography

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November 24th BOOK LAUNCH WITH THE LEO BAECK INSTITUTE

Cathy Gelbin, University of Manchester

The Golem Returns: From German Romantic  Literature to Global Jewish Culture, 1808-2008 

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November 14th WITH THE ANGLO-ISRAEL ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

David Jacobson, UCL, Nikos Kokkinos, UCL, Tessa Rajak,  University of Oxford

Herod the Great as Ruler and Builder –  a panel discussion in memory of Ehud Netzer 1934-2010

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October 31st  ABRAHAMS-CURIEL MEMORIAL LECTURE

Paolo Aranha, Warburg Institute, London

The Goa Inquisition and the Repression of the ‘New Christians’ of Jewish origin in the 16th-18th Centuries

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October 27th BOOK LAUNCH

Solomon Abramovich, Imperial College London

Smuggled in Potato Sacks - Stories of the Hidden Children of the Kaunas Ghetto

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September 22nd WITH THE JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY  ENGLAND

Geoffrey Cantor,University of Leeds/UCL

Anglo-Jewry in 1851: The Great Exhibition and Political Emancipation

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