Reader in Modern Jewish History, Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
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Francois Guesnet is Reader in Modern Jewish History in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies. He received his PhD from the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. Current areas of research include: Jewish political tradition (shtadlanut); Jewish autonomy in eastern Europe; Sir Moses Montefiore; history of antisemitism; history of the body (Plica polonica); religion and society.