EAJS Conference Grant Programme in European Jewish Studies
2019/20 and 2020/21 Academic Years
Eleven events were planned for 2019-20 and nine events for 2020-21. So far six of these events have taken place, with most of the rest postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The details for these are as follows:
Already taken place
1. Dynamic Jewish-Muslim Interactions (“DJMI”) in Maghribi Material and Performative Cultures; University of Cambridge, UK, 17-18 September 2019.
2. Social Media and Antisemitism: Deciphering the Past and Present Relationship Between Prejudice and Communication; Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, UK, 6-7 November 2019.
3. Biographies and Politics: The Involvement of Jews and Activists of Jewish Origin in Leftist Movements in 19th and 20th Century Poland; POLIN Museum, Warsaw, Poland, 1-2 December 2019.
4. Stranger in a Land: Late-Antique and Medieval Narratives on Foreigners and Exile; University of Córdoba, Spain, 4-6 March 2020.
5. Nordic Postgraduate Forum in Ancient and early Medieval Jewish History and Literature; Lund University, Sweden, 22-23 September 2020.
6. Rural and Urban Jewries Between Tradition and Modernity: International Junior Scholars’ Workshop; University of Bamberg, Germany, 14-15 March 2021 (online event).
Postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic
1. Bibles and Scholars: A Tribute to Paul Kahle and Gérard Weil; Aix-Marseille University, Aix-en-Provence, France. (Rescheduled for 9 – 12 May 2022)
2. Ancient and early medieval religious homelands; University of Vienna, Austria. (Rescheduled for 8-10 November 2021)
3. World in Crisis: Reflections and Responses from Antiquity to the Present (BAJS); University of Southampton, UK. (Rescheduled for 5-7 July 2021 as online event)
4. Jewish Economic Praxis and its written records: Communicating, accounting, archiving; Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UK. (Postponed until Summer 2022)
5. Schismatics, Heretics, and Religious Crisis: Frankism and the Turbulent 18th Century in East Central European Jewry (Summer School); Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic. (Rescheduled for 11-21 August 2022)
6. International Conference “Revealing of Secrets”: Hasidism and Haskalah in the Ukrainian Lands; Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies, Ukraine. (Rescheduled for 31 Aug – 1 Sept 2021)
7. The Hasidic Century: New Perspectives on Hasidism in the 20th and 21st Centuries; University of Wrocław, Poland. (Postponed until June 2022)
8. Across Borders and Boundaries. Jewish Belongings in the Mediterranean Space and Beyond; Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy. (Postponed until October 2021)
9. “Hidden in Plain Sight: Yiddish in the Socialist Bloc, 1941/44–1991”; Imre Kertész Kolleg/Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany (venue: POLIN Museum, Warsaw, Poland). (Rescheduled as online event for 22 – 24 November 2021)
10. One Biography, Multiple Places: The Life and Work of Shmuel Hugo Bergmann Between Prague and Jerusalem (1883–1975); Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. (Rescheduled for 3-5 November 2021)
11. From Josephus to Josippon and Beyond; University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Proceeding as online event 23-26 August 2021)
12. Twenty-Seventh Annual International Conference on Jewish Studies; SEFER Center, Moscow, Russia. (Rescheduled 11-13 July 2021)
13. “What’s New, What’s Next? Innovative Methods, New Sources, and Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies”; POLIN Museum of the History of the Polish Jews, Poland (Rescheduled as online event 3-10 October 2021)
Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
1. Shared Histories: Rabbinic Responsa and Archival Sources from Late Medieval Europe in Legal and Cultural Conversation; Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany.
Link for reports from previous years: https://www.eurojewishstudies.org/cgp/conference-grant-programme-reports/past/