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Ephemeral Metropolis? The History of Jewish Warsaw

Start: Jun 2, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Warsaw book launch
Warsaw was once home to the largest and most diverse Jewish community in the world. It was a centre of rich varieties of Orthodox Judaism, Jewish Socialism, Diaspora Nationalism, Zionism, and Polonisation.

Jewish Women and Books in Medieval and Renaissance Italy

Start: Jun 10, 2015 6:30:00 PM

Renaissance Italy
Prosperous Jews in Italy commissioned illuminated manuscripts for their personal use. Several of these, especially prayer books, were produced specifically for women. In some, the text was adjusted for recitation by a woman. Other manuscripts illustrated women performing religious rituals often assumed to have been practiced solely by men. This lecture will explore the role of women as patrons and how they were depicted in manuscripts from Italy.

Bonds & Boundaries

Start: Jun 18, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Jun 19, 2015 7:00:00 PM

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The negotiation of traditional disciplinary boundaries is central to interdisciplinary study in the Arts and Humanities. In making new connections between disciplines we transgress boundaries and break down barriers, but in doing so, we forge new bonds and new relations between concepts, disciplines, and practices that previously did not exist.

Political Discourse: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Start: Jun 26, 2015 9:00:00 AM
End: Jun 27, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Professor Finlayson is Associate Editor of the journal Contemporary Political Theory and has recently published papers on the distinctive characteristics of political speech and nationalism as a political ideology. 
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