The following seminars, which are open to the public, will be held on Thursdays 4.00-5.30 p.m., normally in Room A18 of the Arts Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road. (Building 24 on Campus map).

17 October  2002
Yaron Mattras, Department of Linguistics, University of Manchester: "How 'modern' is Modern Hebrew?"

12 December 2002
Cathy Gelbin, Department of German, University of Manchester: "The Monster Returns: Golem Figures in Contemporary Literature in German"

13 February 2003
Jonathan Milgram, London School of Jewish Studies: "Between Mimrot and Anonymous Statements: Evidence for attributed stammatic material in the Babylonian Talmud"

27 March 2003
Fred Astren, San Francisco State University:"Jews and Islamisation in Early Islam"