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Symposium: Memory and Otherness. Jewish-Christian Relations in the Age of ReconciliationSymposium, 2 June 2023, Lund University.
The symposium will take place in LUX building, room B:152, 10:00-18:15. The symposium organisers have shared the below information about the event: Inspired by Levinasian’s ethic of responsibility in encounters with the Other, the main idea of the symposium is to bring together scholars from…Keep reading
Posdoc position at Umeå University’s Faculty of History, deadline 15 August 2023
Umea University is advertising a 2-year postdoctoral research position based in its Faculty of History. The deadline is 15 August 2023. For more information, see the job advert.Keep reading
Applications open for four PhD positions at Oslo University, deadline 2 June 2023
Applications are open for four PhD positions at Oslo University in two research units: the unit for biblical studies and church history; and the unit for contemporary theology, religious studies, interreligious studies, and practical theology. The deadline for applications is 2 June 2023 with a…Keep reading
Event: Honorary Doctor at Lund University
Christine Hayes, Sterling Professor of Religious Studies in Classical Judaica, Yale University, will be appointed honorary doctor at Lund University on May 26 2023. On May 25 at 10:15 she will give a public lecture: “Radical Rabbis and Other Serendipities” at the Centre of Theology…Keep reading
Public Lecture: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Conversation over Scripture
Miriam Lindgren Hjälm, Sankt Ignatios College and Uppsala University, Joshua Sabih, University of Copenhagen, Samuel Rubenson and Oliver Scharbrodt, Lund University May 10 at 17:15, Lund University, CTR, LUX B366Keep reading
The Nun in the Synagogue: A Conversation about Judeocentric Catholicism in Israel
April 25 at 15.00 (sharp) at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies in Lund, LUX B336 A book review panel will discuss Emma O’Donnell Polyakov’s new book The Nun in the Synagogue: Judeocentric Catholicism in Israel, a project she worked on as a postdoctor…Keep reading
Lunch with Jewish Studies at Lund University (online)
Onsdag 29 mars kl. 12.00–13 presenteras kurser i judaistik, jiddisch och modern hebreiska som ges vid Lunds universitet höstterminen 2023. Medverkar gör lärare från Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap och Språk och litteraturcentrum. Välkomna på denna länk: https://lu-se.zoom.us/j/61923521305?pwd=R1hVTUlSRVhxR09RT1QxN0tXS1Rrdz09Keep reading
Applications open for seven PhD Positions at Lund University, deadline 15 February 2023
The Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University welcomes applications for the following seven PhD positions in the department: The deadline for all applications is 15 February.Keep reading
Event: Workshop “Jews, the Qur’an, and Islam: Contacts and Influences,” 1-2 February, Copenhagen University. Online and in person.
We are pleased to share news of a workshop coming up at Copenhagen University next week. It has been organised by postdoctoral researcher Naima Afif as part of the ERC Synergy Grant project, the “European Qur’an. Islamic Scripture in European Religion and Culture’” (PI: Jan…Keep reading
Spring Jewish Studies Seminar Series, Lund University, Online and in person
You are all welcome to join us at Lund University for our spring Jewish Studies seminar series. Seminars take place in English and/or in Swedish, and are either in-person only, online only, or both. Please note that 15–17 means that we start at 15.15 in…Keep reading
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