Thursday 1 March 2012

After our CJS research seminar, led by former Co-director of the Centre, Prof Bernard Jackson, we will be hosting a kosher reception followed by an Open Evening in which we will showcase the activities of the Centre and its staff, including a number of current projects being conducted in the Centre. We would be delighted if you would join us for this event.

16:00-17:30 Bernard Jackson (Liverpool Hope University) 
"Constructing a Theory of Halakhah"
Venue: Room 2.03, Mansfield Cooper Building.

Please note that Bernard Jackson will give this seminar in place of Karen Adler, who had to cancel for reasons of ill health. Please also note the change of venue for the CJS research seminar series for semester two. All CJS seminars will take place in Room 2.03 in the Mansfield Cooper Building. (Building 65 on the Campus Map). See directions

17:30–17:55 Kosher Reception
Venue: North Foyer, Samuel Alexander Building (Building 67 on the Campus Map). See directions


18:00–19:10 Centre for Jewish Studies Open Evening
Venue: Room A101, Samuel Alexander Building
Introduction (Alex Samely

Short Presentations on Current Projects conducted in the Centre
Renate Smithuis Rylands Cairo Genizah
Jean-Marc Dreyfus Corpses of Genocide and Mass Violence
Bill Williams Jews and Other Foreigners
Alex Samely Database for the Analysis of Ancient Jewish Literature
Maria Haralambakis Moses Gaster’s Contribution to Jewish Studies

MA teaching (Daniel Langton)