Discussions

Deadline Approaching: CfP "Judaism, Zionism, and Scepticism in the Scholarship of Richard H. Popkin"

International Conference "Judaism, Zionism, and Scepticism in the Scholarship of Richard H. Popkin"

21–23 June 2021, Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies (MCAS), Hamburg

Deadline for applications: 28. February, 2021.

The conference committee invites four early career researchers (PhD candidates and postdocs) to participate in a round-table discussion at the conference by giving a 20-minute lecture on one of the topics described below. All lectures should be based on current or future research projects.

FEATURED JOB: Visiting Lecturer/Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in Israel Studies (University of Pittsburgh)

University of Pittsburgh, Jewish Studies Program

Visiting Lecturer/Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in Israel Studies

The Jewish Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a three-year Visiting Lecturer/Israel Institute Teaching Fellow in Israel Studies, beginning fall 2021.

FEATURED JOB: Assistant Professor, Cultural Analytics or Digital Literary History and Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics (Washington University in St. Louis)

Washington University in St. Louis, Classics and Linguistics

Assistant Professor, Cultural Analytics or Digital Literary History and Assistant Professor, Computational Linguistics

As part of a broad initiative in Data Analytics and Digital Technology (https://insideartsci.wustl.edu/digital-transformation-hiring-initiative), Washington University in St.

Reprint of R. Abraham Klausner's "The Survivor Book"

Our friend Ken Schoen advises that the Survivor Book published by the US Government in Germany under the guidance of Rabbi Abraham Klausner has been reprinted.

The book presents lists of Jewish survivors of concentration camps in the American and English zones of Germany and Austria, as a necessary and valued resource.

Describing the importance in his book "Rekindling the Flame: American Jewish Chaplains and the Survivors of European Jewry 1944-1948" Alex Grobman writes the following:

February 25, 2021, 4:30PM (EST), A round table discussion on Advancing Holocaust Studies, the new edited volume by Carol Rittner and John Roth (Routledge, 2020).

This event is organized and held in collaboration with the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center as well as the Master of Arts in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (MAHG) Program at Stockton University and the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies (IHGMS) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Deadline Extended: Geoffrey H. Hartman Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fortunoff Video Archive, Yale University, 2021-2023

The Fortunoff Video Archive is a collection within the Manuscripts and Archives Department of Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University. The Archive, which began as a grassroots effort in New Haven to record on video the testimonies of survivors, witnesses, and bystanders in 1979, currently holds more than 4,400 testimonies comprising over 10,000 hours of moving image materials. These testimonies were produced with the cooperation of 37 affiliate projects working in over a dozen countries and just as many languages. The archive is still recording testimony at Yale University.

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