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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.

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

Start: Oct 15, 2015 06:15 PM


Philip Alexander, Manchester University


Thursday October 15th

JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF ENGLAND PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE


Jewish Dublin

Philip Alexander is Emeritus Professor of Post-Biblical Jewish Literature at the University of Manchester and a Fellow of the British Academy. His research interests include the history of Judaism; the relationship between Judaism and Hellenism in the Second Temple and Talmudic periods; early Jewish Bible interpretation, particularly Midrash and Targum; the Dead Sea Scrolls; the Jewish background to Christian origins; the interaction of Judaism and Christianity in Late Antiquity; early Jewish geography; early Jewish and Christian mysticism and magic, especially the 'Testament of Solomon' and Heikhalot mysticism; the relationship of the latter to Gnosticism and its influence on the development of the mediaeval Qabbalah and German Hasidism; Jewish messianism. His major publications include: 'Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine' (co-ed. 2010); 'Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls: The Mystical Texts' (2005); 'The Targum of Canticles' (2003); 'Serekh ha-Yahad and Two Related Texts' (1998); and 'Textual Sources for the Study of Judaism' (1984).


Reception from 6.15pm, Lecture 7.00pm 

Chadwick G08, Chadwick Building



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Eventbrite - The Origins of the Jewish Community in Dublin

For more events, see our Lectures Programme for Autumn 2015.  

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