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CfP | 12th EAJS Congress - Juli 2023 - Frankfurt am Main

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The European Association for Jewish Studies (EAJS) and the Seminar for Judaic Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt invite scholars of Jewish Studies from Europe and beyond to propose papers and sessions for the 12th EAJS Congress.
The congress will take place from July 16-20, 2023 at Goethe University Frankfurt.
Deadline for application: December 31,2022 details

CfP | Workshop Theorizing Jewish-Arab Transculturation

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Heidelberg Center for Jewish Studies, the Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies] and the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute invite researchers working at the intersection of Jewish Studies, Israel Studies, and Middle East Studies, especially young scholars, to apply for the Workshop Theorizing Jewish-Arab Transculturation to be held in Heidelberg from February 7-9, 2023.
Deadline for abstracts: October 15, 2022 details

CfA - Research Associate at Universität Hamburg

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Cluster of Excellence Understanding Written Artefacts at the Faculty of Humanities at Universität Hamburg invites applications for the position of a Research Associate (part-time, 75%) focusing on the research field Multilingual Written Artefacts.
The successful candidate will be enrolled in the Cluster's graduate school and cooperate with the ERC project HEPMASITE - Hebrew Philosophical Manuscripts as Sites of Engagement.
Application deadline: October 3, 2022 details

Assistant Professor in Jewish History at Brown University

SEPTEMBER 2022 - The Department of History and the Program in Judaic Studies at Brown University (Rhode Island) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Jewish History, with a primary focus on the Islamic World, including Jewish-Muslim relations, in any period prior to the First World War.
Review of applications will begin on October 3, 2022. details

CfA Research assistant University Halle-Wittenberg

FID Jewish Studies Funding extended

JULY 2022 - The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved the third project phase of the Specizialized Information Service (FID) for Jewish Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
The three-year project phase will be funded with 1.6 Million Euros and enables the FID Jewish Studies to further develop its service for researchers in all fields of Jewish Studies, including Israel Studies, for scholar from other fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences engaged in research on Judaism and Jewish life in the past and the present, and for museums, archives and libraries with relevant Herbaria and Judaica collections. Providing access to literature, sources and digital databases will continue to be a key feature of the FIDs work.
The FID for Jewish Studies is a collaboration between the University Library at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and Professor Dr. Kai Eckert from the Hochschule für Medien Stuttgart.
Press Release - in German

CFA Katz Center Fellowship Program

JULY 2022 - The Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for its Fellowship Program.
With 2023-24 Theme The Sound and Music of Jewish Life the Center welcomes proposals from a variety of fields including musicology and ethnomusicology, the history of Jewish music or sound, literature and folklore studies, and other fields as they relate to Jewish studies.
Deadline for application: October 24, 2022 details

Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan

JULY 2022 - The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for its Research Fellowship Program. The 2023/2024 theme is Jewish Visual Cultures.
Deadline for application: November 7, 2022 details

New Database: Yerusha - European Jewish Archives Portal

JUNE 2022 - Yerusha (Hebrew for "inheritance") is a new online platform uniting Jewish archival heritage held in hundreds of archives, libraries and museums across Europe. This database features thousands of in-depth archival descriptions giving researchers access to a wealth of records covering all major subjects of Jewish history. Yerusha is an initiative of the Rothschild Foundation Hanadiv Europe.

PhD Positions at the University of Bern

JUNE 2022 - The Institute of Historical Theology and the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Bern invite applications for four PhD positions as part of the research project of the SNF (Schweizerischer Nationalfond) The Jewish and Christian Samuel: Connections, Demarcations, Entanglements, starting January 1, 2023.
Deadline for application: September 30, 2022 details

Otzar HaHochma: New Interface

MAY 2022 - Otzar HaHochma, one of our FID-Licences has launched a new interface improving search navigation features in this key digital Judaic Studies library.
Short user-guide

The Ben Gurion Archive - New Digital Ressource

May 2022 - The Ben-Gurion Archive was founded in the 1970s to preserve the memory to the first prime minister of Israel. The Archive is run by the Ben-Gurion Heritage Institute and the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. The archive includes collections of Ben Gurion's journals, correspondences (circa 1900-1973), speeches, protocols of organizations and institutions he served in throughout his life as well as audio and video clips.
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