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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 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)”

Course Announcement: “Från Jesus till rabbinerna”, Lund University.

A new course is offered at Lund University in the spring semester of 2021 entitled “Från Jesus till rabbinerna”. Course description: Kursen behandlar judendomens utveckling från första århundradet fram till och med den rabbinska judendomens framväxt och konsolidering. I fokus står den rabbinska judendomen och dess relation till tidigare former av judendom, inklusive den tidigaContinue reading “Course Announcement: “Från Jesus till rabbinerna”, Lund University.”

Course Announcement: Study Abroad opportunity for Lund University students

Students of the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology at Lund University are eligible to study abroad as part of their programmes. We would like to highlight that this opportunity includes the chance to study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, with which Lund has an exchange agreement. Students can take courses at the facultiesContinue reading “Course Announcement: Study Abroad opportunity for Lund University students”

Event: The First Nordic Postgraduate Forum in Ancient and Early Medieval Jewish History and Literature, Lund University (22–23 September 2020)

This is our first blog post since the summer break, and we hope that you are all having a safe and healthy start to the new academic year. We are pleased to announce that in two weeks today Lund University will be hosting the first Nordic Network for Jewish Studies event! It will take theContinue reading “Event: The First Nordic Postgraduate Forum in Ancient and Early Medieval Jewish History and Literature, Lund University (22–23 September 2020)”

Online course announcement: Classic Rabbinic Texts, Lund University

Course title: Classic Rabbinic Texts (TRVN13) Host institution: Lund University Abstract: This course offers a study of a selection of texts from classical rabbinic literature from the Mishnah to the Babylonian Talmud. After a brief survey of the emergence of the rabbinic movement and the political, cultural and linguistic context in which it developed, theContinue reading “Online course announcement: Classic Rabbinic Texts, Lund University”

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 have received. We are pleased to say that so farContinue reading “Membership Update”

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 University, March 5, 2020Venue: LUX C126 9–12, LUX B152 13–15HelgonavägenContinue reading “Event: Lund University, Transformations in Stone: Archaeological Testimonies to Transitions within and between Religious Traditions in Antiquity, 5 March 2020”

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, traditions, artefacts, and languages from the ancient to the modernContinue reading “Welcome to the Nordic Network for Jewish Studies!”

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