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 inContinue reading “Events: Jewish Studies Seminar at Lund University, Autumn 2021”

News and greetings for the start of the new academic year 2021/22

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. At the Nordic Network for Jewish Studies we feel thatContinue reading “News and greetings for the start of the new academic year 2021/22”

Call for submissions: Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies

The peer-reviewed open access journal Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies is currently accepting submissions. NJ aims at promoting Jewish studies in Scandinavia by publishing scholarly articles, surveys and documents, by reviewing recent literature, and compiling bibliographies. The journal is multidisciplinary and welcomes articles from a vast range of research fields within which Jewish themes are analysed, e.g. history,Continue reading “Call for submissions: Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies”

Event announcement: Symposium on Swedish Synagogue Architecture (1795–1870), 19 April 2021 via zoom

We are glad to announce an upcoming day symposium on Symposium on Swedish Synagogue Architecture (1795–1870) and the Cultural Milieu of the Early Jewish Immigrants to Sweden. The event has been co-organised by colleagues at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University, the University of Potsdam, and the Institute of Jewish StudiesContinue reading “Event announcement: Symposium on Swedish Synagogue Architecture (1795–1870), 19 April 2021 via zoom”

Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies issue 31/2 available now

Svante Lundgren and Ruth Illman, editors of Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies, have announced that Vol. 31/2 of the journal has been published and is available online now. Table of contents for Vol. 31/2 EditorialRuth Illman, Svante Lundgren ARTICLESDidaktiska reflektioner om judendom, stereotyper och tankefigurerHåkan Bengtsson Yidishe tates forming Jewish families: Experiences of intermarried Finnish JewishContinue reading “Nordisk judaistik/Scandinavian Jewish Studies issue 31/2 available now”

Vacancies: Four salaried PhD positions, Lund University

The Centre of Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University will shortly advertise four paid PhD positions in a range of fields including Jewish Studies. Applicants will be asked to submit course transcripts, a copy of their MA thesis and a dissertation plan. The successful candidates will receive full funding for four years and will be required to spend the larger part of thatContinue reading “Vacancies: Four salaried PhD positions, Lund University”

Event: Evening Lecture Series on “Jews and Health: Tradition, History, and Practice,” Centre for Jewish Studies at SOAS (online)

The Centre for Jewish Studies at SOAS, University of London is hosting an evening lecture series for 2020-21 on ‘Jews and Health: Tradition, History, and Practice’. All are welcome, but advance registration is required via eventbrite. The programme is provided in full below. Please note that all times are in GMT. SOAS, University of LondonContinue reading “Event: Evening Lecture Series on “Jews and Health: Tradition, History, and Practice,” Centre for Jewish Studies at SOAS (online)”

Event announcement: “Antisemitism or Anti-Judaism? Jews and non-Jews in Interwar Poland”, Sunday 22 Nov (online via zoom)

This Sunday 22 November Magdalena Dziaczkowska, a doctoral student at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University and a visiting research fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will present an online seminar on “Antisemitism or Anti-Judaism? Jews and non-Jews in Interwar Poland.” For further details, including the zoom link, see theContinue reading “Event announcement: “Antisemitism or Anti-Judaism? Jews and non-Jews in Interwar Poland”, Sunday 22 Nov (online via zoom)”

Event Announcement: Lunch with Jewish Studies, Lund University (online via zoom)

On Friday 2 October at 12:00 CET Lund will be holding a ‘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 learn about Jewish Studies as a discipline. Lund University hasContinue reading “Event Announcement: Lunch with Jewish Studies, Lund University (online via zoom)”