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Philosophy, Kabinet Judaistiky, submitted by Centrum judaistických studií Kurta a Ursuly Schubertových (Kurt and Ursula Schubert Centre of Jewish Studies)
10 Křížkovského
Olomouc
CZ - 771 80
Czech Republic
Tel: + 420 58 / 563 3203
+ 420 58 / 563 3207
Fax: + 420 58 / 522 91 62
Email: judaistika(AT)ff.upol.cz
URL: http://www.jud.upol.cz

Contact person
Tamás Visi
Email: visi.tamas(AT)gmail.com

Head of Department/Director
Mgr Ivana Chova
+420 58 / 563 3490
ivana.cahova@upol.cz

Part of a university that awards degrees in Jewish Studies as a sole or major component
Offers courses in Jewish Studies
Provides supervision in Jewish studies for students working towards a research degree

Degrees offered:
M.A.
Ph.D

Main activities and research areas in Jewish Studies
(1)General introduction to Jewish Studies and (2) research of Moravian Jewish herritage in a wide European context including Hebrew and Yiddish sources of Moravian Jewish history, rabbinic literature produced in the region, German-Jewish and Czech-Jewish literature, archival sources, collecting oral memories from Holocaust and post-Holocaust periods. We cooperate with many research institutions in the Central European region.

Courses on offer in Jewish Studies:

Hebrew I, Hebrew II, Yiddish I, Yiddish II, Introduction to Jewish Studies, Jewish Religion, Jewish History I (Biblical period), Jewish History II (Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages), Jewish History III (Medieval and Early Modern Periods), Jewish History IV (Modern Period),Introduction to Rabbinic Literature, Talmud (text-reading), Maimonides (text-reading), Medieval Jewish Philosophy, Rabbinic literature in Central Europe, Jewish Intellectual Life in Central Europe, Introduction to Yiddish Philology, History of Yiddish Literature, History of the Jews in the Czech Lands, History of Antisemitism in Central Europe, History of Jewish-Christian Relations, Holocaust Studies, German-Jewish Literature from Moravia, Czech-Jewish Literature from Moravia