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Aron Freimann Lecture 2021 (online)

JUNE 2021 - The Seminar für Judaistik at the Goethe Universität Frankfurt invites the public to this years Aron Freimann Lecture of Jewish Cultural History by Prof. Rebecca Kobrin of Columbia University: Failure, East European Jewish Immigrants and American Finance 1914-1930, on July 7 2021, 6:00 PM CET on Zoom.
Registration via: FZHG@em.uni-frankfurt.de more (in German)

The annual lecture commemorates Prof. Dr. Aron Freiman, who served from 1898-1933 as head of the Judaica Division at the Stadtbibliothek Frankfurt, the predecessor of the University Library Frankfurt am Main.

Wolfson Chair Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought

May 2021 - The Department of Jewish History and Bible] at the University of Haifa invites applications for the Wolfson Chair Doctoral Fellowship in Jewish Thought for up to four years starting in the Academic Year 2021-22. Preference will be given to students whose proposed research in the history of Jewish Thought is well-suited to the areas of expertise of the department faculty.
Deadline: July 1, 2021 details

CFA Archivist Central Archive Heidelberg (Trainee Program)

MAY 2021 - The Central Archive for Research on the History of the Jews in Germany, Heidelberg invited applications for two archivist positions.
Deadline: June 30, 2021 details (in German)

Visiting Fellowships at Oxford Centre in Hebrew & Jewish Studies

APRIL 2021 - The Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Advanced Jewish Studies invites applications for visiting Fellowships as part of the Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies entitled Philosophy in Scripture: Jewish Philosophical Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in the Late Medieval Period. Die Seminar will be led by Professor Paul B. Fenton and Dr. Raphael Dascalu.
Deadline: June 15, 2021 details

Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies

May 2021 - The Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Graz announces the Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professorship for Jewish Studies for the Summer Semester 2022 (March 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022), dedicated to Jewish Culture and History.
A thematic focus is put on Jewish and non-Jewish, Jewish and Christian or Muslim relations/interactions during the 19th and 21st century. The Kurt-David-Brühl Guest Professor is expected to teach three courses as part of the Joint Master's Programme Jewish Studies - History of Jewish Cultures, which will as well be part of the curricula of the School of Humanities at the University of Graz.
Deadline, June 9, 2021 details

Doctoral Position Jewish Literature in Arabic, LMU Munich

May 2021 - The Institute of Near and Middle Eastern Studies (Judaic Studies) at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich invites applications for a Doctoral Position in the ERC Consolidator Project MAJLIS : The Transformation of Jewish Literature in Arabic in the Islamicate World.
Deadline: May 31, 2021 details

Doctoral Research Scholarship at LMU Munich

April 2021 - The International Doctoral Program Philology. Practices of pre-modern cultures, global perspectives and future concepts at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München offers 12 research positions for doctoral candidates. Applications focussing on comparative aspects of the Jewish world with other religions are welcomed.
Deadline: May 31, 2021 details

Round Table German Judaica Librarians (AJL & FID Jewish Studies)

MAY 2021 - In collaboration with the Association of Jewish Libraries, AJL the FID Jewish Studies will host a Central European Librarian's Round Table on May 19, 2021, 16:00-18:00 CET. We invite librarians and curators from Judaica collections in German-speaking Europe.
Please register via AJL

Editor at the Institute for Contemporary History (IfZ)

APRIL 2021 - The Leibniz Insititute for Contemporary History - IfZ invites applications for an Editor position for the English-language edition the documentation The Persecution and Murder of the European Jews by Nazi Germany, 1933-1945.
Deadline: April 30, 2021 Details

PhD position at Münster University

MARCH 2021 - The Institute for Jewish Studies at Münster of University offers a part-time doctoral position under the direction of Prof. Katrin Kogman-Appel. The position includes research and teaching focusing on Jewish Art History and Book Culture in the Middle Ages.
Deadline: April 15, 2021: Details

Assistant Professor Middle Eastern Studies

APRIL 2021 - The Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Groningen offers an assistant professorship in the contemporary Middle East with a particular focus on the (modern) history, politics and culture of Israel and the Jewish world in their Middle Eastern context
Deadline: April 12, 2021 Details

Lecturer Program Alfred Landecker Foundation

MARCH 2021 - The Alfred Landecker Foundation offers Lecturerships for Postdoc Researchers working on the history and aftermath of the Holocaust and on the social and political transmission of memory of the Holocaust. The program encompasses up to five university lectureships in Europe and Israel which will each run for five years.
Deadline: March 31, 2021: Details

Franz Rosenzweig Center Fellowship Program 2021/22

FEBRUARY 2021 - The Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researcher to apply for its Fellowship Program. For the Academic Year 2021/22 the fellowship theme will be Theological-Political Predicaments: Representations of Religion and Politics in the German-Jewish Context.
Deadline: April 4, 2021: Details

2022 LBI Year Book Essay Prize

NOVEMBER 2020 - The Leo Baeck Institute London welcomes applications for its 2022 Essay Prize, promoting new research on the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry by young researchers in the field. The winning essay will be published in the Leo Baeck Institute Year Book.
Deadline: March 31, 2021: Details

CfA Fellowships & Grants Rothschild Foundation

JANUARY 2021 - The Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe invites applications for its Academic Jewish Studies Programs 2021 open to students and researchers at European institutions.
The Program offers Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships, Teaching Fellowships and grants for Teaching Networks, Research Consortia and Language Studies.
Deadline: March 15, 2021: Details

Trial Access Jewish Life in America, 1654-1954 data base

JANUARY 2021 - The SIS Jewish Studies is able to offer registered users trial access to the data base Jewish Life in America, 1654-1954, which compiles archival sources of the American Jewish Historical Society (New York). The data base will accessible until Februray 28, 2021.
For more see SIS Licenses

CfA Visiting Professorship in Israel Studies, MMZ Potsdam

JANUARY 2021 - The Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies at Potsdam University invites applications for a Visiting Professorship in Israel Studies for the Fall/Winter 2021/22. Applicants should hold a PhD in Israel Studies, Jewish Studies or related fields and are expected to teach at least one course on the State of Israel. Proficient Knowledge in English and German is required.
Deadline: February 28, 2021: Details

CfA Jewish Philosophy (TT position) at Bar Ilan University

JANUARY 2021 - The Faculty of Jewish Studies at Bar Ilan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Jewish Thought (Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah), with a specialization in Early Modern Jewish Thought in Muslim Lands.
Deadline for applications in English or Hebrew: February 1, 2021: Details

CfA Director of the Institute for the History of the German Jews

JANUAR 2021 - The Institute for the History of the German Jews in Hamburg is looking for a new director.
Deadline for applications: January 31, 2021: Details [in German]

Tenure Track Position in Jewish Education and Pedagogy

DECEMBER 2020 - The Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg welcomes applications for a Tenure-Track Professorship (W1) in Jewish Education and Pedagogy.
Deadline for application: February 15, 2021: Details

CfA: Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme for doctoral candidates

DECEMBER 2020 - The German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes) welcomes applications for its international Leo Baeck Fellowship Programme for the Academic Year 2021/22. The programme is open to doctoral candidates and offers up to 12 fellowships for projects focussing on the history and culture in Central European Jewry. Projects are welcomed from any period, field and region. The Leo Baeck Programme is jointly organized with the Leo Baeck Institute London.
Deadline: February 1, 2021: Details

Assistant Professor (W1 TT) for Medieval Jewish History

DECEMBER 2020 - The University of Trier welcomes applications for an Assistant Professor, as a W1 position with tenure track for Jewish History and the History of Interreligious Encounter in the Middle Ages, starting April 2022.
Deadline for applications: 15. January 2021: Details

Calls for Papers #4

NOVEMBER 2020 - Recent survey

The Menasseh ben Israel Instituut welcomes papers for its 15th International Symposium on the History and Culture of the Jews in the Netherlands with the topic The Imperial Turn in Dutch Jewish History, June 1-2, 2021.
Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2020: Details

Edited volume on the Canaanite Movement (the 'Young Hebrews') in the 1940s and 1950s, edited by Shai Feraro and Ofri Krischer.
Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2020: Details

Special issue on Jewish cemeteries in the Holocaust of the journal Revue d'histoire de la Shoah edited by the Mémorial de la Shoah. Abstracts can be in French or English.
Deadline for abstracts: December 15, 2020: Details

Special volume for the journal Iyunim on American Jewry in Israel: Challenges, Images, and Influence.
Deadline for abstracts: December 20, 2020: Details

The Center for Holocaust Research at Western Galilee College welcomes proposals for the 2nd international researchers' workshop on The Usage of Ego-documents in Jewish Historical research, May 26-27, 2021, via Zoom.
Deadline for proposals: January 14, 2021: Details

Vienna Wiesenthal Institute Fellowships 2021/22

OCTOBER 2020 - The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust-Studies (VWI)] welcomes applications for several fellowships for the academic year 2021/22. Funding is available for 2 Senior Fellows, 2 Research Fellows, 1 VWI-Fortunoff Research Fellow and 4 Junior Fellows. Deadline for all fellowships: January 17, 2021: Details

Fellowships at the Maimonides Centre for Advanced Studies

OCTOBER 2020 - The Maimonides Centre vor Advanced Studies at the University Hamburg welcomes applications for several fellowships for the academic year 2021-22, which will be focused on the relationship between language and scepticism. The MCAS offers 2 Doctoral Fellowships, 2 Postdoctoral Fellowships, both for 12 months. and 7-9 Senior Fellowships up to 5 months. Deadline for applications is December 10, 2020: details about the fellowships

2 PostDoc postions Muslim-Jewish Encounters

DECEMBER 2020 - The Max Weber Institute of Sociology at Heidelberg University, in collaboration with the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, invites applications for two postdoctoral positions starting on February 1, 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. The positions are advertised within the project ENCOUNTER - Muslim-Jewish encounter, diversity & distance in urban Europe: Religion, culture and social model.
Deadline: December 7, 2020: Details

Yiddish Lecturer at UCL London

NOVEMBER 2020 - The Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL London welcomes applications for a full time position as Yiddish Lecturer.
Deadline for applications: November 26, 2020: Details

Tenure Track Position in Western History

OCTOBER 2020 - The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities at Tel Aviv University welcomes applications for a tenure track position in Western history, 1400-1990. Deadline for applications is November 30, 2020: details

Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies - Annual Conference

NOVEMBER 2020 - The Selma Stern Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg invites to its annual conference with the topic New Approaches to the Rescue of Jews during the Holocaust: History, Politics, Commemoration. It will be held virtually November 23-25, 2020, via its Facebook Account: Details

Professorship (W3) in Jewish Cultural and Social History

OKTOBER 2020 - The Martin Buber Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Cologne's Faculty of Arts and Humanities seeks applications for a Professorship in Jewish Cultural and Social History and its (Trans-)European Interrelations. Deadline: November 19, 2020: more information

Leo Baeck Insitute New York | Berlin Fellowships 2021

OCTOBER 2020 - The Leo Baeck Institute New York | Berlin welcomes applications for two fellowships. Deadline for both fellowships: November 16, 2020. The Fritz Halbers Fellowship is open to PhD students working on German-Jewish history and cultur: Details
The David Baumgardt Fellowship is open for doctoral candidates and PostDocs with projects related to the writings of David Baumgardt or his scholarly interests: Details

Calls for Papers #3

OCTOBER 2020 - Recent survey

Fourth International Conference on Israel and Judaism Studies organized by Israiliyat: Journal of Israeli and Judaic Studies as an virtual event, December 7-10, 2020.
Deadline for abstracts: November 15, 2020: Details

Special issue of the Jewish History Quarterly on Biographies and Politics. The Involvement of Jews and People of Jewish Origin in the Leftist Movements in the 19th and 20th Century Poland.
Deadline for proposals: October 18, 2020: Details

Spring 2022 issue of the Philip Roth Studies (18.1) with the topic Roth and Judaism.
Deadline for submissions: December 1, 2020: Details

Fellowship Program on Holocaust Research by Claims Conference

SEPTEMBER 2020 - The Claims Conference welcomes applications PhD and PostDoc Candidates for its fellowship on Holocaust Research. Application Deadline is December 23, 2020: full announcement .

PostDoc Fellowship in Russian and East-European Jews under and after Communism

SEPTEMBER 2020 - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites applications for the Nevzlin PostDoc Fellowship about Russian and East-European Jews under and after Communism (1917-2000) for the academic years 2021/23. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2020: further information.

Calls for Papers #2

AUGUST 2020 - Recent survey

Edited volume on Micro-Historical Perspectives on an Integrated History of the Holocaust
Deadline for abstracts: September 30, 2020: Details

Conference on Gender and the Jewish Past, organized by the [Jewish Studies Graduate Students Association at Indiana University Bloomington February 04/05, 2021
Deadline: October 30, 2020: Details

Journal Religions special issue on Christian Theologies of Jews and Judaism
Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2021: Details

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

PhD Scholarship German-Jewish Studies

AUGUST 2020 - The Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex welcomes applications for its PhD scholarship on Modern Jewish History and Culture.
Deadline is September 15, 2020: more information

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

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

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.

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