Event: Workshop “Jews, the Qur’an, and Islam: Contacts and Influences,” 1-2 February, Copenhagen University. Online and in person.

We are pleased to share news of a workshop coming up at Copenhagen University next week. It has been organised by postdoctoral researcher Naima Afif as part of the ERC Synergy Grant project, the “European Qur’an. Islamic Scripture in European Religion and Culture’” (PI: Jan Loop, euqu.eu).  ‘Jews, the Qur’an and Islam: Contacts and Influences willContinue reading “Event: Workshop “Jews, the Qur’an, and Islam: Contacts and Influences,” 1-2 February, Copenhagen University. Online and in person.”

Spring Jewish Studies Seminar Series, Lund University, Online and in person

You are all welcome to join us at Lund University for our spring Jewish Studies seminar series. Seminars take place in English and/or in Swedish, and are either in-person only, online only, or both. Please note that 15–17 means that we start at 15.15 in accord ance with the old Lund University custom. 15.00, byContinue reading “Spring Jewish Studies Seminar Series, Lund University, Online and in person”

Event: A Secular Jew in Sweden – Ragnar Josephson and the Creative Life, exhibition tour and conversation. Lund, 12 May 2022.

We are pleased to share the details of an upcoming event in Lund. “A Secular Jew in Sweden – Ragnar Josephson and the Creative Life” is currently on at the Skissernas museum in Lund. On Thursday 12 May at 18.00 there will be an exhibition tour followed by a conversation with Patrik Amsellem (Director ofContinue reading “Event: A Secular Jew in Sweden – Ragnar Josephson and the Creative Life, exhibition tour and conversation. Lund, 12 May 2022.”

Event: International workshop, “Refugees and Survivors in National Historiographies and Public History. Archives, Voices and Memories.” Malmö University, 16-17 June 2022.

Ni är inbjuden till en internationell workshop vid Malmö universitet den 16-17 juni 2022 på temat Refugees and Survivors in National Historiographies and Public History. Archives, Voices and Memories. (For information in English, please see the webpage. Please note that there are upcoming deadlines for those who would like to participate!) Workshoppen är uppdelad i tvåContinue reading “Event: International workshop, “Refugees and Survivors in National Historiographies and Public History. Archives, Voices and Memories.” Malmö University, 16-17 June 2022.”

Events: Two upcoming events on the ancient synagogue on 6 and 8 April (online via Zoom)

We are glad to share with you two upcoming events centring on the study of the ancient synagogue. Both will be held via zoom, and all are welcome. “Från Jesus till rabbinerna: Synagogan som mötesplats” This lecture is presented by Prof Anders Runesson (Oslo), and will be held in Swedish. 6 April 2022, 15:15-17:00. JoinContinue reading “Events: Two upcoming events on the ancient synagogue on 6 and 8 April (online via Zoom)”

Events: Jewish Studies Seminar at Lund University, Spring 2022

Colleagues in Jewish Studies at Lund University warmly welcome you to join us for our Jewish Studies seminar series this spring. All seminars will take place via zoom. To register your interest and to get access to the zoom links and precirculated material please contact Karin Zetterholm. Lund University Jewish Studies seminar schedule, Spring 2022Continue reading “Events: Jewish Studies Seminar at Lund University, Spring 2022”

Event: Virtual Open Day at Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden (Monday 17 January, online via Zoom)

Are you, your students, or members of your community interested in studying Jewish Studies through a dedicated programme? This coming Monday 17 January Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden is hosting a virtual open day online via Zoom to showcase its One-Year Jewish Studies Program. The open day will cover theContinue reading “Event: Virtual Open Day at Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden (Monday 17 January, online via Zoom)”

Event: Workshop on Jewish Studies in the Nordic Countries, 12 January 2022

Karin Zetterholm and Katharina Keim at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at Lund University have organised a one-day workshop on Jewish Studies in the Nordic Countries that will take place on 12 January. The workshop will take place online and has been organised with generous support from and in cooperation with Ruth IllmanContinue reading “Event: Workshop on Jewish Studies in the Nordic Countries, 12 January 2022”

Event: Conference at Södertörns högskola, Jewish-Christian Contacts, Past and Present: Sweden and Germany Compared, 12–14 September 2022.

This conference aims to explore commonalities and differences in patterns of Jewish-Christian contacts in Germany and Sweden. It also focuses on changes over time with a special emphasis on the period from the 1870s to the present. Although the conference as a whole has a comparative theme, the organisers also welcome papers and sessions thatContinue reading “Event: Conference at Södertörns högskola, Jewish-Christian Contacts, Past and Present: Sweden and Germany Compared, 12–14 September 2022.”