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The Canadian Society for Jewish Studies (CSJS) will be holding its 15th Annual Conference from June 3rd through June 4th, 2019 (Monday and Tuesday) at the University of British Columbia in association with the Association for Canadian Jewish Studies. The conference provides a platform for original scholarly research in Jewish Studies. Individuals are invited to send proposals for paper presentations twenty minutes in length. Potential presenters are asked to submit their proposal (approximately 400 words) by Monday, January 7, 2019.
Jewish Translation and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Europe
Call for papers, “12th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries” University of Antwerp, Thursday 9 May 2019”. Deadline 15 January 2019
CFP: Emblems of Diasporic (Re)turns
The songs "Lo sharti lach artzi" and "V'ulai" were used on a mid-1940s episode of the NBC radio program "The Eternal Light." The episode, entitled "Rachel," was about the life and death of the Palestinian (pre-state Israel) Hebrew poet who wrote the words.
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History of the Holocaust. Northwestern University seeks to appoint a visiting professor to the Theodore Zev and Alice R. Weiss — Holocaust Education Foundation Chair in Holocaust Studies. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or a related field and have an established record of publication/service in academia and/or public history centered on the Holocaust. The position is a full-time, non-tenure-line, academic appointment for up to five years.