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I am writing a paper on Rabbi Eliyahu Yisrael's portrayal of Jewish life in Alexandria, Egypt (he served as the community's rabbi from 1772 until his decease in 1784). I would be grateful for pointers to any research that has been done on the Jews of Alexandria in the second half of the 18th century. Many thanks, Zvi
The Editors of Jewish History are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issues of the journal (Volume 36, issues 3-4, December 2022).
Virtual Symposium: A Nazi Killing Center through a Perpetrator’s Lens: The Sobibor Perpetrator Collection
March 1, 2023
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Bildungswerk Stanisław Hantz
Ludwigsburg Research Center, University of Stuttgart
On behalf of the editors - Vitus Angermeier, Christian Ferstl, Dominik A. Haas and Channa Li - I'd like to draw your attention to a new open access publication. Please see the announcement below:
We are excited to announce that the 2023 call for proposals for our International Society for Chinese Law & History (ISCLH) Bi-annual Conference is now open.
Episode 6 of Past Imperfect features Priya Atwal, Community History Fellow at Oxford University and author of Royals and Rebels: The Rise and Fall of the Sikh Empire (2020).
Anyone interested in China's historical cuisines is welcome to come have a look at my new blog https://sevenbanquets.com/
This site introduces some of the recipes that I encountered during the research for my forthcoming book on China's food history. Unlike Sean Chen's excellent Way of the Eating blog, the focus is on recreating recipes from directions in a historical (6th century-1990s) text. I just got the site running and will probably add one or two new entries each week.
This book edited by me was recently published by Routledge, New Delhi (2022) and London (2021), ISBN 978-1-032-23410-6, number of pages 218. In it I and another 13 international scholars challenge the hegemony of colonial modernity over academic disciplines and over ways in which we think about something as fundamental as time. The volume reclaims a bouquet of alternative practices of time from premodern South Asia, which stem from worldviews that have been marginalized.
This book was recently published by Aleph Book Company, New Delhi, India, ISBN 978-93-91047-94-8, number of pages 197. It is a new translation with critical introduction by me to the Hitopadesha which, like the Panchatantra, is among the most widely translated classical texts of India. This new version by me brings with it a cultural-historical perspective and is an idiomatic translation in simple narrative prose and free verse that retains the freshness and wit of the original.