Event: Lunch with Jewish Studies, Lund University, 5 October via Zoom

On Friday 5 October at 12:00-13:00 CEST Lund will be holding another ‘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: Lunch with Jewish Studies, Lund University, 5 October via Zoom”

Event: Guest lecture by Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, Lund University, 14 October 2021 (on Zoom)

On 14 October at 15.30 CEST (GMT+2) Professor Michal Bar-Asher Siegal (Ben Gurion University of the Negev) will offer a guest lecture on the topic “How much Christianity did the Babylonian Rabbis know? Rabbinic Responses to Christian Biblical Exegesis.” The lecture will take place on Zoom and is part of the Second Nordic Postgraduate ForumContinue reading “Event: Guest lecture by Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, Lund University, 14 October 2021 (on Zoom)”

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 kan maila bitr. prefekt Blazenka Scheuer för att få dig länken tillsänd.Continue reading “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)”

Event announcement: Seminar and book launch, “Judar och andra Malmöbor,” 24 September 2021

On Friday 24 September 2021 the history seminar at Malmö University will welcome Arne Järtelius, who will present his forthcoming book, “Judar och andra Malmöbor som skildrar tiden från 1933 till 1951” (Kira Forlag, autumn 2021). The publisher describes the book in a recent blogpost: Just nu lägger vi sista handen vid Arne Järtelius bok JudarContinue reading “Event announcement: Seminar and book launch, “Judar och andra Malmöbor,” 24 September 2021″

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 & Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies Emerita at VanderbiltContinue reading “Lecture announcement: Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University and Hartford Seminary) at Gothenburg University, 20-21 October 2021, online via Zoom.”

Event announcement: Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, 13-14 September, online via Zoom

We are pleased to announce an upcoming workshop on the theme of Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This online two-day workshop is the first from a consortium that brings together scholars from different disciplines to encourage innovative discussion about the nature of apocalyptic writings, interrelationships between Jewish, Christian and IslamicContinue reading “Event announcement: Apocalyptic as a Literary Phenomenon in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, 13-14 September, online via Zoom”

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”

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”

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)”