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Please see our IJS Summer 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. 


IJS SUMMER CONFERENCE 2018

The Aramaic dialects within their Late Antique environment.


Monday July 9 (evening), Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday July 10, 11, 12 (daytime) at University College London.

You are welcome to all or any part of the conference.

Further information link:  IJS Conference 2018

Programme and venue to be announced with Eventbrite booking details shortly.

SPRING/SUMMER 2015 PUBLIC LECTURES

Wednesday February 4th

SIMON WIESENTHAL MEMORIAL LECTURE

Dan Michman, Bar-Ilan University

What exactly was the goal of the Nazi anti-Jewish enterprise?

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

Lecture 7.00 pm


Wednesday February 11th

Bezalel Porten, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

From Elephantine to Jerusalem and Back

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

Lecture 7.00 pm


Thursday February 19th

In conjunction with the JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

Derek Penslar, University of Toronto

Between Honour and Authenticity: Zionism as Theodor Herzl’s Life Project

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

Lecture 7.00 pm


Monday March 30th

All-day symposium with the JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

In honour of David Ruderman, scholar-in-residence, JHSE

Mission and Missionaries among the Jews in 19th Century Europe

Gustave Tuck Lecture theatre, second Floor, Wilkins Building  (full programme details to be announced)


Monday May 11th

Yuval Sinai, Yale University

Maimonides and Contemporary Tort Theory: Law, Religion, Economics and Morality

Reception from 6.30 pm, Haldane Room, Wilkins Building

Lecture 7.00 pm


Thursday May 21st

In conjunction with the JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

Lucia Raspe, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt

Do Jews Believe in Saints? A Medieval Rabbi and his Posthumous Travels

Reception from 6.30 pm, Pearson Lecture theatre, Pearson Building

Lecture  7.00 pm


Thursday May 28th

BOOK LAUNCH

Lily Kahn, UCL

The Grammar of the Eastern European Hasidic Hebrew Tale

Reception from 6.30 pm, Haldane Room, Wilkins Building

Lecture 7.00 pm


Tuesday June 2nd

Launching

Ephemeral Metropolis? The History of Jewish Warsaw

6.00 - 8.00 pm, Pearson Lecture theatre, Pearson Building (North East entrance)


Wednesday June 10th

Evelyn M. Cohen

Jewish Women and Books in Medieval and Renaissance Italy

Reception from 6.30 pm, Gustave Tuck lecture theatre, 2nd floor, Wilkins Building 

Lecture 7.00 pm


Thursday June 25th

In conjunction with the JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND

Anthony Grafton,  Princeton University

How Jesus celebrated Passover: Early Modern Views of the Last Supper

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

Lecture 7.00 pm


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!

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