Academia

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…

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,…

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…

SICSA Fellowship

The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism Announces The Felix Posen Fellowship Post-Doctoral / Junior Faculty The Felix Posen Post-Doctoral / Junior Faculty Fellowship is intended for…

Science Fiction?

Francesco Cassata delivers the 2015 Primo Levi Lecture   Storie naturali, the first collection of Primo Levi’s science fiction stories, was published in September 1966, under the pen name Damiano Malabaila,…

Primo Levi: Tradition, Translation, Transmission

Universität Innsbruck (Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft) with the The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Department of Romance and Latin American Studies) November 17-19, 2015 – Claudiasaal – Herzog-Friedrich-Str. 3/2, Innsbruck, Contacts: aiani@uibk.ac.at, italienzentrum@uibk.ac.at This conference…

Viterbi Visiting Professorship

Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies The UCLA Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies invites applications for the Viterbi Visiting Professorship in Mediterranean Jewish Studies during the 2016-17…

The Fascist Concentration Camps

From Internment to Deportation: Concentration Camps and Jews in Italy during World War II The internment of civilians in the Italian fascist-monarchic period (1940-1945) Just before fascist Italy entered World…

The Bible and Its Translations

Biblical Translations in Antiquity Seminar 1: Ancient translations curated by Dorota Hartman November 19, 2015 Riccardo Maisano, Introduction Raffaele Esposito, In the Beginning: The Hebrew Bible’s Text Anna Passoni Dell’Acqua,…