Events: Jewish Studies Seminar at Lund University, Autumn 2021

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 with Karin Zetterholm if you would like to attend in order to get access to the Zoom link as well as any pre-circulated information.

Please note regarding the times: 13–15 means that we start at 13.15 in accordance with the old Lund University custom. 9.00, by contrast, means 9.00 sharp.

DateTimeSpeaker and paper title
9/913–15Daniel Weiss, Senior Lecturer in Jewish Studies at the University of Cambridge, presents his research project, “Jesus-followers and non-minim in early rabbinic literature” and guides us through a close reading of a few tannaitic texts. Jointly with the NT seminar and Patristics.
30/915–17Daniel Leviathan, doctoral candidate at Lund University, presents the introductory chapter of his dissertation.
14–15/109.00–17.00 9.00–13.00Second Nordic Postgraduate Forum in Jewish Studies
(in collaboration with the University of Tübingen)

PhD students in Jewish Studies and related areas will present their work and receive feedback.

There will also be a guest lecture by Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, “How much Christianity did the Babylonian Rabbis know? Rabbinic Responses to Christian Biblical Exegesis.” For registration and further info, click here.
24/1113-15Lena Roos, Södertörns högskola, presenterar sitt RJ-projekt ”Spår av jiddischkeit: Jiddischsamlingen på judiska biblioteket”. Samseminarium med religionshistoria. NB: This meeting will not take place online, and the paper will be presented in Swedish.
2/1215–17Guest lecture by Avigdor Shinan, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, on rabbinic biblical interpretation.

The Nordic Network for Jewish Studies was founded and is run by Dr Katharina Keim and Dr Karin Zetterholm at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University.

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