EAJS Conference Grant Programme in European Jewish Studies
2018/19 Academic Year.
Nine events took place in the 2018/19 academic year as part of the Conference Grant Programme in European Jewish Studies. Reports for these events:
1. ‘Remembering Across the Iron Curtain: The Emergence of Holocaust Memory in the Cold War Era.’ University of York, York, UK. 02/09/2018 – 04/09/2018.
2. ‘November Hopes: Jews and independence of Poland in 1918.‘ POLIN Museum of the History of the Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland. 29/11/2018 – 30/11/2018.
3. ‘Jewish-Muslim Relations in the Performing Arts Across the Maghreb and France since 1920.’ University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. 06/12/2018 – 07/12/2018.
4. ‘Hungarian Hebrew Studies Conference (Schweitzer Lectures) 2019.’ Károli Gáspár University, Budapest, Hungary. 29/01/2019.
5. ‘Political Jews: Jewish rhetoric and politicisation in enlightened and revolutionary Europe (1753-1808).’ École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France. 14/05/2019.
6. ‘Kabbalah and Knowledge Transfer in the Early Modern World.’ Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 09/07/2019 – 10/07/2019.
7. ‘Musica Judaica: Jewish Music Between Oral and Written Traditions. The 19th Century in Context.’ Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Oxford, UK. 14/07/2019 – 15/07/2019.
8. ‘26th Annual International Conference on Jewish Studies.’ SEFER Center, Moscow, Russia. 14/07/2019 – 16/07/2019.
9. ‘9th Medieval Hebrew Poetry Colloquium.’ The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. 15/07/2019 – 17/07/2019.
2017/18 Academic Year
Twelve events took place in the 2017/18 academic year as part of the Conference Grant Programme in European Jewish Studies. Reports for these events:
- Rabbinic Instruction in Context: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Transmission of Religious Knowledge and Praxis in Antiquity and Late Antiquity. Göttingen, 18-19 September 2017
- Ukrainian Jews: Revolution and Post-Revolutionary Modernization. Policy, Culture, and Society. Kyiv, 15-16 October 2017
- Jews in Europe in Immediate Postwar Period. Frankfurt am Main, 3-5 December 2017
- 25th Annual International Conference on Jewish Studies. Moscow, 4-6 February 2018
- Digital Humanities & Jewish Epigraphy. Utrecht, 19-21 February 2018
- Young Scholars’ Conference “Genocides, Mass Murders and Deportations in Ukraine during WWII: How to Work with Sources. Kharkiv, 17-19 April 2018
- New Loyalties, Old Dramas: Jewish Community Life in the Aftermath of the Great War in Central and Eastern Europe. Bucharest, 10-12 May 2018
- Emotions in Rabbinic Literature: Methods and Approaches. Groningen, New Dates: 24-25 May 2018
- Greek expanded, Greek transformed: The Vocabulary of the Septuagint and the Cultural World of the Translators. Oxford, 18-20 June 2018
- Theories and Histories: Jewish Studies in Other Disciplines. Durham, 9-11 July 2018
- Aramaic Language and Literature: Local and Global Influences on the Targums and Targumic Aramaic. London, 9-11 July 2018
- EAJS XIth Congress: “Searching for the Roots of Jewish Traditions”. Krakow, 15-19 July 2018
2016/17 Academic Year
Nine events took place in the 2016/17 academic year as part of the Conference Grant Programme in European Jewish Studies. Reports for these events:
- How to communicate Jewish cultural heritage: the development of Jewish cultural route in Lithuania. Vilnius, 25 – 26 October 2016
- Letters in the Dust: The Epigraphy, Archaeology, and Conservation of Medieval Jewish Cemeteries. Utrecht, 7 – 8 November 2016
- Warrior, Poet, Prophet and King: The Character of David in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Warsaw, 26-28 October 2016
- Jews on the Move: Exploring the movement of Jews, objects, texts, and ideas in space and time (BAJS Conference). Edinburgh, 10 – 12 July 2017
- Jewish books and their Christian collectors in Europe, the New World and Czarist Russia. Oxford, 22-23 May 2017
- New Approaches to the History of the Jews under Communism. Prague, 23-25 May 2017
- 24th International Annual Conference on Jewish Studies and International Youth Conference on Jewish Studies in Moscow. Moscow, 30 January – 2 February 2017
- Jews and Christians between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean: Co-existence and Conflict [Budapest; New Dates: 10 – 21 July 2017]
- Interwoven Regional Worlds: Jews and Christians in Bavaria, Bohemia and Austria, 1349-1648 [Regensburg, 12 – 14 September 2016]: Report not provided
2015/16 Academic Year
Several events took place in the 2015/16 academic year as part of the Conference Grant Programme in European Jewish Studies. Reports for these events:
- The Role of Jewish Mysticism in Early Modern Philosophy and Science: Kabbalah, “Atheism” and Non-Mechanical Philosophies of Nature in the 17th-18th Centuries. Paris, 12-13 October 2015
- Suppressed Historiography, Erased Memory? The Perception of the Shoah in East Central Europe during Socialist Rule. Halle, 30 November – 1 December 2015
- XXIII International Annual Conference on Jewish Studies, Moscow. Moscow, 31 January – 2 February 2016
- Jewish Museologies and the Politics of Display. Leeds, 13-14 March 2016
- Nationhood and Religion in Hellenistic-Roman Judaea. Groningen, 21-23 June 2016
- Talmud and Christianity: Rabbinic Judaism after Constantine. Cambridge, 26-28 June 2016
- ‘The Other Within’ – The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library. Manchester, 27-29 June 2016
- Jewish Languages. London, 26-27 July 2016
- The Western Balkan Encounter of Sepharad and Ashkenaz: Between Tradition and Change. Belgrade, 5-7 July 2016