Sherman Conversations 2017

"Judaism and Gender Studies"
With Judith Baskin, Ruth Gilbert, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe and Melissa Raphael. Chaired by Katja Stuerzenhofecker

Time and date: 4th September 2017
Venue: Graduate School Conference Room (C1.18) and Atrium. Ellen Wilkinson Building, Manchester University (campus map reference 77)

ABSTRACT: Five decades of gender-sensitive research and teaching in Jewish Studies: achievements, challenges, changes over five decades and future outlook; personal and public significance within academy, community and wider society.

Programme and panellist biographies (pdf)

Acommodation list (online) 

Starter papers are available here from the end of July. Participants are requested to read them in advance. Only a summary of each paper will be delivered on the day. If required, please bring your own paper copies.

The Graduate Centre in the Ellen Wilkinson building (campus map reference 77) is accessible. An induction loop is available in the conference room. Lunch is vegetarian and vegan. To discuss your dietary or access requirements, please contact Laura Mitchell (



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