Events and Activities 2018-19

 

PROGRAMME

For the time being, there will be no research seminar programme in Jewish or Israel studies. We are moving to a different model comprising public lectures, day conferences, and workshops:

Scriptural Encounters (2019)

The Screen & Talk film programme (Feb 2019)

The Astaire Seminar Series 2019 (date TBC)

The Sherman Community Lecture in Jewish Studies 2019 (date TBC)

The Postgraduate Jewish Studies workshop (June 2019)

The Bogdanow Lectures in Holocaust Studies (Sept 2019)

 

 

OTHER JEWISH / ISRAEL STUDIES RELATED EVENTS 

 

21 Jan 19. Fresh Light on Cleopatra. Sarah Pearce (Southampton). Part of the AIAS lecture series.  7.30pm at Sephardi Synagogue, 24 Wicker Lane, Hale Barns Cheshire WA15 0HQ. Further information.

24 Jan 19. Conversations on the Story of the Binding/Sacrifice of Isaac/Ishmael in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Story in Judaism. Led by Philip Alexander and Bobby Silverman (venue: A116 Samuel Alexander Building). Further information.

30 Jan 19. The Jewish Historical Society Manchester Branch, partnering with The Centre for Jewish Studies, will have its first lecture of 2019. Professor Philip Alexander (Manchester) will give a talk on 'A Non-Jew Looks at Jewish History: Fifty Years Studying and Teaching Judaism.' 19.30 in A113 Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester. Book your place through jhsmanchester@gmail.com. Further information.

7 Feb 19. Making a Jewish Life: An Ethnographic Approach to Religious Authority and Ethical Freedom. Dr. Lea Taragin Zeller (Cambridge). R&T research seminar. 4pm at Room 6.212, University Place, University of Manchester.

27 Feb 19. The Jewish Historical Society Manchester Branch second meeting will be at 19.30 in A113 Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester. Dr Toby Haggith (Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museum) will give a talk on 'The hunt for the identity of the voice of the ‘harangue’ in German Concentration Camps Factual Survey (1945-2014).' Book your place through jhsmanchester@gmail.com

28 Feb 19. Conversations on the Story of the Binding/Sacrifice of Isaac/Ishmael in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Story in Christianity. Led by Philip Alexander and Caroline Wickens (venue: A116 Samuel Alexander Building). Further information.

12 Mar 19. The Jewish Historical Society Manchester Branch third meeting, in partnership with MMU and RAH, will be at 18.30. This is a two-part programme that will start with a talk by Dr Rachel Lichtenstein on The Vanishing Street - a sense of belonging, stories in film from the old Jewish East End of London. Part two of the programme will be talk given by Isabel Taube on Granada Television’s Jewish Identity. The two talks will be followed by a conversation between the two speakers about their respective research.  Booking details and further information.

28 Mar 19. Conversations on the Story of the Binding/Sacrifice of Isaac/Ishmael in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The Story in Islam. Led by Philip Alexander and Mohammed Ullah (venue: A116 Samuel Alexander Building). Further information.

 

Archive: Previous CJS Research Seminars

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