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A Third Model of Jewish Enlightenment?

Francesca Bregoli. Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014 Despite its status as the second-largest Jewish community in western Europe in the eighteenth…

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“Non contrarii, ma diversi”

“Non contrarii, ma diversi” : the question of minority in the eyes of Christians and Jews in Italy (early 15th-mid 18th century) Dead line for submitting papers : April 15,…

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The Secret of the Last Jews of Rhodes

A Daunting Discovery: The largest Carabinieri Archives Outside of Italy and a List of 1661 Names Shed Light on a Greek island’s Darkest Moments How was it possible? A locked door,…

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Judeo-Languages

Giudeo-Lingue. Who Speaks, When, Where, and With Whom? Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” – Dipartimento Asia, Africa e Mediterraneo – Centro di Studi Ebraici An Annual Seminar on Judeo-languages past and…

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The Ghetto Reconsidered

The Ghetto Reconsidered: Minority and Ethnic Quarters in Text and Images On the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the establishment of the Venice Ghetto (1516) by a decree of the Serenissima,…

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CDEC Seeks New Director

Director of the Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea CDEC Deadline: February, 28th The Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea CDEC onlus is currently looking for a high profile candidate…

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Medieval Mediterranean

Individuals and Legal Institutions in the Medieval Mediterranean Center for Jewish Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC – March 7-8, 2016 While there is a vast literature on medieval Jewish and Islamic…

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Representing Perpetrators

Call for Papers: Representing Perpetrators of Mass Violence. Utrecht University, 31 August–3 September, 2016. Organizers: Susanne C. Knittel and Uğur Ümit Üngör Keynote speakers: Prof. Alexander Hinton (Rutgers University) Milo Rau,…

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Emissaries from the Holy Land

Matthias B. Lehmann. Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century. Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Series. Stanford: Stanford…