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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.

CFP DFG Priority Programme Jewish Cultural Heritage

MAY 2021 - The German Research Foundation (DFG) invites scholars to apply for the first three-year funding period (2022-2024) of its newly established Priority Programme Jewish Cultural Heritage. The Programme aims at developing an interdisciplinary and multi-perspective focus specific to the issues of social and cultural-political significance and the use of Jewish cultural heritage in Europe. In doing so, it pays particular attention to the historical and contemporary intersections of society, Jewish cultural heritage and political, economic, religious and socio-cultural ordering taxonomies.
Scientists interested in submitting a project proposal will be invited to a preparatory meeting to be held on July 8, 2021. Please register by June 30, 2021.
Proposals deadline: August 17, 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)

CFA Director Viena Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

MAY 2021 - The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) has opened a searching for the position of its director, starting June 1, 2022. The Instititue is committed to the legacy of Simon Wiesenthal, including the maintenance of his archive. The VWI work is dedicated to research, documentation, and dissemination of all questions relating to antisemitism, National Socialism, racism, and the Holocaust, including their prehistory and aftermath.
Deadline: August 31, 2021 details

Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research

MAY 2021 - The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities invites applications for its Gershom Scholem Prize for Kabbalah Research 2022. Nominees must be distinguished scholars with outstanding achievements in the field of Kabbalah research, in any of its various trends and periods of development, including Sabbateanism and Hasidism. Deadline: July 31, 2021 details

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

Fellowship at the Frankel Institute, University of Michigan (open rank)

April 2021 - The Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for its residential fellowship. The academic year 2022-2023 its dedicated to the theme Mizrahim and the Politics of Ethnicity and aims to foster interdisciplinary and intersectional conversations on the meaning of ethnicity in the study of Mizrahi (Arab-Jewish) culture.
Deadline: November 8, 2021 details

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

Joseph Meyerhoff Chair in Modern Jewish History

APRIL 2021 - The History Department at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to fill the Joseph Meyerhoff Chair in Modern Jewish History at the rank of tenured associate or full professor.
The department is open to a wide variety of approaches within the field of Jewish history from the 15th to the 19th centuries focusing on any part of the world, with the exception of a primary focus on the U.S. or Russia.
The search Committee will begin reviewing applications on August 1, 2021 details

Ismar Elbogen Scholarship (ELES & LBI)

FEBRUARY 2021 - The Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich Scholarship Fund (ELES) and the Leo Baeck Institut New York | Berlin (LBI) invite applications for the Ismar Elbogen Scholarship Program which supports research stays at the Center for Jewish History for 6 to 12 months. Open to doctoral candidates of various disciplines working on a dissertation related to the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry.
Deadline: March 31 and September 30, 2021: details

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