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August 2015
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EAJS Newsflash, August 2015
 
 
 

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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF JEWISH STUDIES

EJJSThe European Journal of Jewish Studies (EJJS) is the journal of the EAJS and published in cooperation with the University of Halle-Wittenberg. Its main purpose is to publish high-quality research articles, essays and shorter contributions on all aspects of Jewish Studies. Submissions are all double blind peer-reviewed.  [Further information]

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Now available: Volume 9, Number 1 - Special Issue: Sephardic Oral Culture. To review the table of contents,  click here.
 

Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie  Research and Innovation Staff Exchange – Individual Fellowships
Deadline: Thursday, 10 September 2015
For individual, trans-national fellowships awarded to the best or most promising researchers in EU Member States or Associated Countries, based on an application made jointly by the researcher and host organisation in the academic or non-academic sectors.
 
Fritz Thyssen Foundation
Deadline: Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Applications for projects requested by the end of September, one highlighted field is, History, language and culture.
 
Volkswagan Foundation – Symposia and Summer Schools
Deadline: Thursday, 1 October 2015
The Foundation provides support for interdisciplinary symposia, workshops, conferences, and summer schools in all subject areas. Summer school applications are accepted all year around via an Open Deadline.
 
ERC – Starting Grant
Deadline: Tuesday, 17 November 2015
ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at which they are starting their own independent research team or programme. 

 
 

Positions available

Position Available: Lector in Semitic Languages, Yale University

      Yale University Department of Religious Studies   Lector in Semitic languages   YALE UNIVERSITY, the Department of Religious Studies, is seeking to make a full-time appointment of a Lector or Senior Lector whose teaching responsibilities may include Aramaic, Advanced Syriac, Ugaritic, and additional Semitic languages, such … [Further information]

Scholarships, fellowships, grants and prizes

 

Call for Applications for Fellowships: Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism: the Dialectics of Inclusion (1780-1950). Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies, October 2016 to March 2017

      OXFORD SEMINAR IN ADVANCED JEWISH STUDIES Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism: the Dialectics of Inclusion (1780-1950) October 2016 to March 2017 Project Leaders:   Abigail Green (Brasenose College, Oxford) and Simon Levis Sullam (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)   CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FELLOWSHIPS Closing date: 1 … [Further information]

Postdoctoral Fellowships: Political Ramifications, Expanding Jewish Political Thought. Katz Center, University of Pennsylvania

      HERBERT D. KATZ CENTER FOR ADVANCED JUDAIC STUDIES University of Pennsylvania Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2016–2017 Application Deadline: November 1, 2015 Political Ramifications Expanding Jewish Political Thought   Over the course of their history, Jews have championed a range of ideological views and operated within a variety … [Further information]

The John William Wevers Prize in Septuagint Studies

    The John William Wevers Prize in Septuagint Studies   The International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS) offers an annual prize of $350 to be awarded to an outstanding paper in the field of Septuagint studies. The prize has been named in memory of John William Wevers to honor his many contributions to … [Further information]

EAJS Conference Grant Programmes in European Jewish Studies

    EAJS Conference Grant Programmes   The European Association for Jewish Studies invited submissions of event proposals for the academic year 2015/16 in the framework of two separate programmes:   The EAJS Programme in European Jewish Studies, funded by the Stiftung "Erinnerung, Verantwortung, Zukunft" (Berlin). The … [Further information]

Conferences

 

Conference in Strasbourg: Translating the Bible at Present: New Methods, Considerations and Difficulties. 21st – 23rd September 2015

      We are pleased to announce the upcoming conference   "Translating the Bible at Present: New Methods, Considerations and Difficulties" / "Traduire la Bible aujourd'hui : méthodes, considérations et difficultés nouvelles". 21-23 September 2015 University of Strasbourg     For more information, … [Further information]

Conference in Manchester: ‘The Other Within’ – The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library. 27-29 June 2016

    John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016 'The Other Within' – The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library Monday 27–Wednesday 29 June 2016 at The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH   The John Rylands Library preserves one of the world’s valuable collections of Hebrew and Jewish manuscripts … [Further information]

Calls for papers


Call for Papers. Mobile Identities: Positions in Contemporary European-Jewish Writing, Hamburg, 27-29 June 2016

      Call for Papers Mobile Identities: Positions in Contemporary European-Jewish Writing Hamburg, 27-29 June 2016   In cooperation with the University of Hamburg (Institute for Slavonic Studies, Institute for German Studies/Walter A. Berendsohn Research Centre for German Exile Literature), the Association for European-Jewish … [Further information]

 

New books and journals

 

News and events

Accommodation in Wrocław for visiting scholars

    Accommodation in WrocÅ‚aw for visiting scholars   Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wroclaw, offers free accommodation in WrocÅ‚aw for a period of one to six weeks for scholars aiming to conduct research in the extensive Judaica collections of WrocÅ‚aw’s libraries and archives. Priority will be given to those focusing on …[Further information]

Yerusha Project – new website

Yerusha Project launches new website   We are delighted to launch the new website of our Yerusha Project: http://www.yerusha.eu. You'll find everything you need to know about how to apply for a Yerusha grant - join us in virtually uniting Europe's scattered Jewish archival heritage together on this new site.   Please visit … [Further information]

AJS and EAJS: Programme of Cooperation in Jewish Studies

    AJS and EAJS: Programme of Cooperation in Jewish Studies   The Association for Jewish Studies and European Association for Jewish Studies are pleased to announce a new partnership. In the interest of promoting collaboration among scholars based at North American and European universities, the AJS will be offering special membership …[Further information]
 

 

Call for Applications for Fellowships: Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism: the Dialectics of Inclusion (1780-1950). Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies, October 2016 to March 2017

      OXFORD SEMINAR IN ADVANCED JEWISH STUDIES Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism: the Dialectics of Inclusion (1780-1950) October 2016 to March 2017 Project Leaders:   Abigail Green (Brasenose College, Oxford) and Simon Levis Sullam (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)   CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FELLOWSHIPS Closing date: 1 … [Further information]

 

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