We are pleased to invite proposals for the upcoming Hayim Perelmuter Conference, which will take place at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago on April 9-10, 2018. The Perelmuter Conference has a long tradition of focusing on Jewish-Catholic dialogue and exploring scholarship pertaining to the intersection of Jewish and Catholic literature, history, and theology.
CALL FOR PAPERS, 2018 International Conference of Historical Geographers, Poland
Title of Session: Historical Geographies of Religion; historical contributions to current geography of religion research
Call for Presenters: Jewish Commercial and Intellectual Property Law Through the Ages
A One-Day Regional Conference of the Jewish Law Association
30 October 2017 at the American Jewish University, Los Angeles, California
Co-Sponsored by Pepperdine University's Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies
I am organising a panel on the subject of 'The interaction between halakhah and kabbalah in Early Modern Europe'. In the panel I would like to discuss the following topics:
The term ‘generation’ has played a formative role in literary histories of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries to articulate notions of evolution, rupture, and continuity. Its use is, however, not uncontested and has been the subject of intense scholarly scrutiny in literary studies and cultural memory studies over the last two decades. As Astrid Erll has noted, the concept of ‘generation’ is marked by two dimensions: generationality and genealogy.
Satire, humor, and irony have served as powerful weapons against totalitarianism and other forms of authoritarianism and authoritarian leaders. Before Hitler was scary, he was considered a joke, someone to be laughed at. During World War II, journalists, artists, writers and film-makers around the globe, used their golden pens, cameras, and paintbrushes to create powerful weapons against fascism. Some of them lived in the relative safety of United States or China, others were in the midst of it all, in Polish ghettos, occupied parts of the Soviet Union, or hiding in French villages.
The International Institute for Jewish Genealogy (IIJG) will present a panel at the 17th World Congress of Jewish Studies, on August 6, 2017, at 11.30 am (Rabin Building, Rm. 2001), entitled “Jewish Genealogy: From Individuals to Progressively Larger Groups”.
The Chairperson will be Dr. Michael Silber (HU) and the panellists will be:
The David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History at Tel Aviv University has updated its bibliography of Israeli legal history--adding new sources, expanding coverage through 1977, and creating subject-specific bibliographies in addition to our general one.
Toronto, July 22, 2017
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal