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Jewish Studies: Conferences & Events

Please note: The translation of our past events is still in progress. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

 

2nd Polish-German Conference for Young Scholars in Jewish History, Religion and Culture

November 8th-12th 2017 // application deadline extended until Oct. 20th!

For the second time, the School of Jewish Theology (University of Potsdam) organizes a Polish-German conference for young researchers, together with our Department of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies and the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. Get to the Call for Papers.

The Conference will be held in English.

Photo: Florian Kalotay
Prof. Alfred Bodenheimer

Semester Opening with the Fourth Case of Rabbi Klein

On Tuesday, the 7th of November, the common opening of the winter semester by the Department of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies and the School of Jewish Studies takes place. Special guest will be  Prof. Alfred Bodenheimer (Basle), who will be giving a reading from his new crime novel "Ihr sollt den Fremden lieben. Rabbi Kleins vierter Fall". Afterwards all guests and students are invited for drinks.

- Place: University of Potsdam, Neues Palais, Haus 8, Raum 0.59

- Time: 07.11.2017 6-9 p.m.

Photo: Florian Kalotay
Prof. Alfred Bodenheimer

Methods and Disciplines between Germany and Israel

Fifth Conference for Young Researches in Jewish Studies

July 3th-5th 2017 at the University of Potsdam

 

Further information can be found here and in the flyer.

The Redemption of Language - Rereadings of Nelly Sachs

On December 9th/10th 2016 a conference took place in Berlin on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as the 125th birthday of Nelly Sachs.

The conference was organized by the Moses Mendelssohn Zentrum in Potsdam and the Department of Jewish Studies and Religious Studies at the University of Potsdam.

Further information, as well as the conference program can be found here (in German).

Fourth Annual Conference of the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg (ZJS)


Sephardim and Ashkenazim – Jewish-Jewish Encounters in History and Literature

Berlin, October 31-November 2, 2016

Conveners: Sina Rauschenbach (University of Potsdam), Kerstin Schoor (European University Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder)

Further information can be found here.

Source: Laura Arnold Liebman

Conference "Colonial History – Sephardic Perspectives (16-19th Centuries)“

Oct. 27th-29th 2015

Information on this conference can be found here.

Source: Laura Arnold Liebman