Academia

Inspired by the Archives

Manifesto of Italian Archivists www.new.archivisti2016.it 1) Why are we worried? 2) What is the use of archives? 3) What is the role of archivists? 4) Why are archivists invisible? 5)…

The City and the Ghetto

The City, the Ghetto and Two Books. Venice and Jewish Early Modernity The most Serene Republic and the ghetto “And amongst the cities of Europe, Rome and Venice are the…

Preaching in the Venetian Ghetto

Preaching in the Venetian Ghetto: The Sermons of Leon Modena   The personality of the Venetian Rabbi Leon (Judah Aryeh) Modena (1571–1648) has intrigued scholars both past and present.[1] Widely divergent…

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…

“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,…

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,…

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…

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,…

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…