The dichotomy of ‘tradition’ and ‘modernity’ characterizes our image of Jewish history and culture to this day. The dualism of “land equals stagnation” and “city equals modernization” is a common scholarly pattern that needs to be questioned. The relationship between city and countryside has mostly been seen as a one-way street and as an “either/or”, either city or country.
This special issue of Conatus Journal of Philosophy seeks original contributions on the theme of the intersection of Holocaust Studies and Bioethics. The issue will examine this intersection from several vantage points, including but not limited to the following:
In partnership with Wipf and Stock Publishers, the peer-reviewed academic journal, Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry (SHERM journal), is now accepting article submissions from all qualified persons relating to any one of the following fields of study:
The Mediterranean has been acknowledged as a distinct environment since at least the work of Fernand Braudel, yet despite this fact, many of the broader studies on the Mediterranean have paid little attention to women and gender. This is particularly the case for studies of the premodern past.
Call for papers
Maternal Sacrifice in Jewish Culture: Rethinking Sacrifice from a Maternal Perspective in Religion, Art, and Culture
Mon 4 Mar 2019
Nineteenth Annual Manfred R. Lehmann Memorial Master Workshop in Philadelphia for Faculty, Professionals, and Graduate Students
“The Forest of Ilanot: Exploring a Forgotten Genre”
Led by Professor Yossi Chajes of the University of Haifa
Call for Applications
The GHI awards short-term fellowships to European and North American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars to pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources located in the United States.
We are particularly interested in research projects that fit into the following fields: