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News and events
We are delighted to share with you a Call for Papers for the upcoming conference, A Jewish Europe? Virtual and Real-Life Spaces in the 21st Century (jointly organised by the Universities of Gothenburg and Southampton). The conference will be hosted by the University of Gothenburg and will take…Keep reading
On Friday 5 October at 12:00-13:00 CEST Lund will be holding another ‘Lunch with Jewish Studies’ event. The organisers welcome all staff and students at Lund University, as well as interested future students from across the Nordic region, to join us for an hour to…Keep reading
On 14 October at 15.30 CEST (GMT+2) Professor Michal Bar-Asher Siegal (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) will offer a guest lecture on the topic “How much Christianity did the Babylonian Rabbis know? Rabbinic Responses to Christian Biblical Exegesis.” The lecture will take place on…Keep reading
PhD Disputation: “Reading Romans, Constructing Paul(s): A Conversation between Messianic Jews in Jerusalem and Paul within Judaism Scholars,” Lund University, 24 September 2021 (and online via zoom)
Jennifer Nyström (Lunds Universitet) disputerar på den nytestamentliga avhandlingen “Reading Romans, Constructing Paul(s): A Conversation between Messianic Jews in Jerusalem and Paul within Judaism Scholars” kl 13:15, 24 September 2021. Fakultetsopponent är prof. Kathy Ehrensperger vid Universität Potsdam. Du som vill följa disputationen via Zoom…Keep reading
On Friday 24 September 2021 the history seminar at Malmö University will welcome Arne Järtelius, who will present his forthcoming book, “Judar och andra Malmöbor som skildrar tiden från 1933 till 1951” (Kira Forlag, autumn 2021). The publisher describes the book in a recent blogpost:…Keep reading
Lecture announcement: Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University and Hartford Seminary) at Gothenburg University, 20-21 October 2021, online via Zoom.
The Biblical Studies seminar at Gothenburg University will host two evening guest lectures by Professor Amy-Jill Levine (Prof Levine is Rabbi Stanley M. Kessler Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Hartford Seminary, University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies Emerita &…Keep reading
Event announcement: Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, 13-14 September, online via Zoom
We are pleased to announce an upcoming workshop on the theme of Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This online two-day workshop is the first from a consortium that brings together scholars from different disciplines to encourage innovative discussion about the…Keep reading
The Centre for Jewish Studies at Lund University is pleased to announce this autumn’s Jewish Studies Seminar schedule. All meetings (except the joint seminar with History of Religions on 24 November) will take place on online via Zoom. All are welcome! Please get in touch…Keep reading
So, it is that time of year again when the summer break is rapidly coming to an end and the academic year begins anew. We hope that you have all had a restful, Nordic-style summer break and that you are ready for the new term.…Keep reading
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