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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.

Identity through Difference: Rabbinic Judaism and Christian Narrative

Start: Mar 14, 2013 07:00 PM

Location: UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT

61st Seminar Series

Holger Zellentin teaches Jewish Studies at the University of Nottingham.

He focuses on the interface between Talmudic, Christian and Islamic cultures in Late Antiquity and has previously taught in New Brunswick, NJ, and in Berkeley, CA.

His publications include Rabbinic Parodies of Jewish and Christian Literature (2011), a literary and historical approach to the inner-rabbinic and inter-religious satire in rabbinic literature; Chaos in the Land of Egypt - Artapanus’ Second Exodus (2008), a historical contextualization of a Greco-Egyptian Jewish author under the Ptolemies and Heresy and Identity in Late Antiquity (2007), an edited volume on the study of ancient Jewish and Christian heresy.

His current work includes a study of the interface between Jewish Christianity and the Qur’an and a history of rabbinic appropriation of Christian grand narratives.

6.15pm - Reception (Garden Room, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT).

7pm - Lecture begins.

61st Public Lecture Series


Admission: Free (voluntary contributions are welcomed)

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