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PostDoc Fellowship for German and Israeli Scholars

AUGUST 2020 - The Martin Buber Society of Fellows at the Hebrew University of Jersualem welcomes applications for the Academic Year 2021/22 from German and Israeli PostDocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Deadline is September 9, 2020: See for more information

Recent Calls for Papers #1

JULY 2020 - You can find the latest calls for papers regularly on our homepage.

Online workshop series Picturing Jewish Dress: Researching Belonging and Identification Through Historical Visual Sources]
October - December 2020, Deadline: August 7, 2020: Details

Symposion Heroines of the Holocaust: Frameworks of Resistance
June 02/03 2021, Wagner College Holocaust Center, Deadline for abstracts: August 15, 2020: Details

Journal Nashim No. 39 Islamic and Jewish Religious Feminism - Textual Foundations and Practices
Deadline: August 15, 2020: Details

Topic: Shund theatre and drama In geveb, Journal of Yiddish Studies
Deadline: August 30, 2020: Details

Edited Book on Rethinking Modern Jewish History and Memory through Photography
Deadline for abstracts: August 30, 2020: Details

Journal Cadernos des Estudos Sefarditas
Deadline: September 30, 2020: Details

Mandel Postdoctoral Fellowship

JULY 2020 - The Mandel Scholion Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem welcomes applications for its Mandel Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities and Jewish Studies, until September 15. The fellowship will beginn October 1, 2021 and run for 3 years: complete call

SHARED HISTORY Project and Conference

JULY 2020 - The Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin and the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung) are organizing a conference on 1700 years of Jewish life in the German-speaking world in December 2020. Proposals can be submitted until 15 August.
The conference is part of the project SHARED HISTORY: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-speaking Lands through 52 Objects and the Anniversary Year 321-2021: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany.

Job Opportunity Professorship (TT) Jewish Religion

JULY 2020 - The University of Hamburg welcomes applications for a professorship (Tenure Track W1) for Jewish Religion, starting October 1, 2020. The applicant will be involved in the training of future teachers for religion. Deadline for applications is July 30, 2020: full announcment

Wiener Library Ernst Fraenkel Prize

JULY 2020 - The Wiener Holocaust Library invites scholars to submit their book manuscripts for the Wiener Library Ernst Fraenkel Prize.
The WLEFP is a prestigious annual competition for book-length academic manuscripts on the Holocaust and genocides in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Submissions including a CV should be handed in by October 31, 2020: further information

Katz Center Fellowships

JUNE 2020 - The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studieswelcomes applications for its fellowship program Jews and the Law.
The first of two years will be dedicated to Rethinking Premodern Jewish Legal Cultures. Deadline for applications is October 12, 2020: all details for this fellowship

Call for Paper

JUNE 2020 - Submissions welcomed for the conference Antisemitism and Sexuality Reconsidered, organized by the Center for Research on Antisemitism at Technische Universität Berlin. The conference will be held December 13-15, 2021. The deadline for applications is July 1, 2020: all further details

Biblical Hebrew Summer School

JUNE 2020 - The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studieswill hold its yearly summer school from 1-11 September 2020 online via Zoom. Applications can be send in until July 27, 2020: further details and the application form

Call for Paper

MAY 2020 - The open access journal Open Theology invites submissions for its topical issue Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World. The deadline is June 30, 2020: complete call and all further information

Job Opportunity Tenure Track Professorship

April 2020 - The Hochschule für jüdische Studien at Heidelberg (Center for Jewish Studies) is looking for a professor (W1 / tenure track) in Jewish Religious Education, Pedagogy and Didactics. Applications can be submitted until June 12, 2020. full job advertisement (in German)

Footprints at Frankfurt

September 2019 - Footprints in Frankfurt is a research project that explores the history of Yiddish and Hebrew prints (until ca. 1800) hold by the Judaica collection at the University Library Frankfurt. In cooperation with Footprints: Jewish Books Through Time and Place a scholar in residence examines these prints for any signs of previous owners.
These footprints are documented carefully and will eventually become part of our catalogue.