Research seminars 2005/6

We have this year instituted an expanded, fortnightly series of seminars, all (but one) held on Thursdays 4.00-5.30 p.m. We have not been able to secure a single location for the seminars; please note the location stated for each seminar. Humanities Lime Grove is Building 67 on the Campus map.
 

Thurs 6 Oct 2005, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Harry Lesser, “The use and abuse of the concept of the rodef (“pursuer”) in Jewish law”. Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room A7

Thurs 20 Oct 2005, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Eva Frojmovic (Leeds): “Medieval Antisemitism: Painting Jewish tales in medieval Germany”. Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room A113

Thurs 3 Nov 2005, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Howard Jacobson (London), “The English Jewish Novel - A Contradiction in Terms”: Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room A113

Thurs 17 Nov 2005, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Bill Williams, “The Myth of Rescue? Unaccompanied Child Refugees to Manchester and their Parents, 1938-1945”. Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room A7

Thurs 1 Dec 2005, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Daniel Langton, “Ideological Approaches to the History of Jewish-Christian Relations”. Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room A7

Thurs 15 Dec 2005, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Roy Shasha, “Lists in the Mishnah”. Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room A7

Thurs 9 Feb 2006, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Gertrud Reershemius (Aston): “A world apart? Language and culture in rural Jewish communities in Northwest Germany”. Stephen Joseph Building (formerly, the old German Church), Room 1.2

Thurs 23 Feb 2006, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Alex Samely, “Are the anonymous voices of rabbinic texts gendered?”. Stephen Joseph Building (formerly, the old German Church), Room 1.2

Thurs 2 Mar 2006, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Melissa Raphael (Gloucester), “A Jewish Feminist Approach to Holocaust Theology”. Mansfield Cooper Building, Room G22

Thurs 16 Mar 2006, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Elzbieta Lazarewicz-Wyrzykowska, “M. M. Bakhtin's ethical-aesthetical philosophy as a methodology for ethical reading of the Book of Amos”. Stephen Joseph Building (formerly, the old German Church), Room 1.2

Thurs 30 Mar 2006, 2.00-3.30 p.m.: Sherman Lecturer feedback session (Ada Rapaport-Albert on “Women in Jewish Mysticism”). Humanities Lime Grove (formerly: “Arts Building”), Room S2.8 (South Wing, Level 2)

Thurs 27 April 2006, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Alan Unterman, “Aspects of Kabbalistic Use of Divine Names”. Stephen Joseph Building (formerly, the old German Church), Room 1.2

Thurs 11 May 2006, 4.00-5.30 p.m.: Cathy Gelbin, “Jews, the Gothic and the Crisis of Empire”. Stephen Joseph Building (formerly, the old German Church), Room 1.2