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The European Jewish Experience of Migration

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Published: Oct 3, 2015 11:33:55 PM

Depicting Jewish Thought Conference Photos

To view photos of this year's IJS summer conference Depicting Jewish Thought, which successfully took place on 1 and 2 September 2015, please click on the link below: More...

Published: Sep 7, 2015 10:44:08 PM

Anthony Grafton’s lecture

Grand finale to the Spring/Summer term, Anthony Grafton’s erudite lecture on how Jesus celebrated Passover was attended by 90 people. More great lectures to come next term. The full Autumn programme will be available soon.   More...

Published: Jun 29, 2015 4:57:53 PM

IJS International Summer Conference

The IJS International Summer Conference will be held this year on Tuesday September 1st and Wednesday September 2nd 2015 at UCL. The subject is Depicting Jewish Thought and the conference will be in honour of Prof. Ada Rapoport-Albert. More...

Published: Jun 4, 2015 4:59:02 PM

Condolences for Professor Robert Wistrich

We are sure our supporters will join the staff of the Institute of Jewish Studies at University College London in extending sincere condolences to the colleagues and family of Professor Robert Wistrich who sadly passed away on May 19th. We remember with gratitude and pleasure the lecture which Professor Wistrich delivered for the Institute last year, and his long-standing association with UCL. His erudition and courtesy will be long remembered and he will be much missed as part of the global academic community. More...

Published: May 31, 2015 11:24:29 PM


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

The speakers will investigate the multiple facets of Jewish migration in the formation of the contemporary Jewish world. This conversation will focus on early modern as well as more recent encounters of Jews leaving, fleeing, and settling in new places. It thus offers a historical reflection on the current refugee crisis. It will reflect on the eastern European encounter as well as the fate of central European Jewries under the threat of National Socialism.  More...

Starts: Oct 7, 2015 6:30:00 PM

Beth Shean Bust

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

Informed by his diverse career in archaeological publishing, the museum world, and the commercial sphere of ancient art, Dr Mark Merrony examines the ethical issues that polarize archaeologists in their relations with public and private collectors, and he examines legislation in the face of modern conflict in the Middle East and of the possibilities of future reconciliation. More...

Starts: Oct 12, 2015 6:30:00 PM

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