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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…

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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 &…

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Membership update (August 2021)

When we launched the Nordic Network for Jewish Studies in January 2020, we sent out a call for academic and lay members with an interest in Jewish Studies (broadly considered) to join us in co-creating this new forum. And, we are so pleased with the…

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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…

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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…

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We welcome news from our members!

The Nordic Network for Jewish Studies was founded earlier this year to connect scholars in Jewish Studies and related fields from across the Nordic region. Our aim is for the Network’s website to become a hub of activity that brings people with an interest in Jewish…

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Membership Update

We are so grateful to see how positively this initiative has been received by colleagues across the Nordic region. We circulated an introduction to the Network to colleagues and students across the Nordic region by email, and have been surprised by how many responses we…

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Event: Lund University, Transformations in Stone: Archaeological Testimonies to Transitions within and between Religious Traditions in Antiquity, 5 March 2020

The Centre for Theology and Religious Studies in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Lund University invites you to join us for a one-day symposium entitled, Transformations in Stone: Archaeological Testimonies to Transitions within and between Religious Traditions in Antiquity Lund…

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Welcome to the Nordic Network for Jewish Studies!

Why do we need a network for Jewish Studies? The idea behind this network emerged from informal conversations with colleagues at universities across the Nordic region. It became clear that colleagues in Jewish Studies (and we include here disciplines engaging with a range of texts,…

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