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Please see our IJS Spring Programme for our next events. 

Watch this space, and if you are not on our mailing list please email s.benisaac@ucl.ac.uk so that we can keep you fully informed. 


Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

A ONE-DAY CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH STUDIES IN POLISH JEWRY: POLIN 31

Tuesday 29th January 2019 from 9.30 to 5.30 pm.

For further information please click here

PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES AUTUMN 2015


Wednesday October 7th

Michael Berkowitz, Francois Guesnet, UCL

The European Jewish Experience of Migration: Early Modern and Modern Perspectives

6.30 pm, Garden Room, Pearson Lecture theatre, Pearson Building


Monday October 12th

IN CONJUNCTION WITH ANGLO-ISRAEL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

Mark Merrony, University of Oxford

Archaeologists, Collectors, and Museums: Redressing the Ethical Divide in the face of Modern Conflict

Reception from 6.30 pm, Garden Room, South Cloisters, Wilkins Building

Lecture 7.00 pm


Thursday October 15th

JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE

Philip Alexander, Manchester University

"In the footsteps of King Billy": The Origins of the Jewish Community in Dublin in the Context of Irish History

Reception from 6.15 pm, Chadwick G08

Lecture 7.00 pm


Thursday October 29th

RAYMOND WESTBROOK MEMORIAL LECTURE

Tessa Rajak, University of Oxford

The Rediscovery of Josephus and Modern Jewish Identity

Lecture 7.00pm, followed by reception, JZ Young lecture theatre, UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street


Wednesday November 4th

BOOK LAUNCH

Helen Jacobus, UCL

Zodiac Calendars and Angels in the Dead Sea Scrolls

Reception from 6.30 pm, Pearson Lecture theatre, Pearson Building

Lecture 7.00 pm


Tuesday November 10th

LEON YUDKIN MEMORIAL LECTURE

Jonathan Magonet, Leo Baeck College / Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka

Moses’ Jewish Problem

Lecture 7.00pm, followed by reception, JZ Young lecture theatre, UCL Anatomy Building, Gower Street


Thursday November 19th

In conjunction with the JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

Elliott Horowitz, University of Oxford

The Biblical Ishmael as seen by Medieval and Modern Jews

Reception from 6.15 pm, Chadwick G08

Lecture 7.00 pm



Monday November 30th

PIANO RECITAL

Mignonette Aarons,  London

Includes works by Jewish composers at Terezín

Recital 7pm, Haldane Room, Wilkins Building

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE A COLLECTION FOR THE PIANIST AT THIS EVENT


Please  check our webpage TO CONFIRM LECTURE DETAILS IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDING AS THE PROGRAMME MAY BE SUBJECT TO LAST-MINUTE CHANGES.

You can also email us on ijs@ucl.ac.uk or phone 020 7679 3520   

All events take place at University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Prior booking is recommended through Eventbrite

Free admission, voluntary contributions welcome

THE IJS IS SUPPORTED BY PEOPLE LIKE YOU!

Charity Registration No.213114

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