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)”

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)”