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EAJS Newsflash, September 2015
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EAJS Newsflash, September 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 

Professor Dr Shlomo Z. Berger z”l

It is with great sadness that the EAJS has learned of the death of our friend and colleague, Professor Shlomo Berger.

A tribute and description of his life and work may be found here.

 
 

Please send all items for inclusion in future mailings to admin@eurojewishstudies.org, after reading our policy on posting notifications.
 

Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies
The EAJS extends congratulations to our colleagues in the Ukraine on the establishment earlier this year of the Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies. 
Details of the new Association may be found here.
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]
 
EAJS Funding Advisory Service
The Funding Advisory Service, which is available to all EAJS members, includes both the extensive online Funders Database relevant to academics, postdoctoral researchers and students interested in research related to Jewish Studies, and access to the EAJS Funding Advisor, Jonathan Starbrook, who may be consulted directly by email to discuss possible research grant opportunities. Support is provided as follows: 
  • Advice on appropriate funders or schemes for a specific project
  • Advice on the application process for applying for a specific grant
Wherever possible, members should ensure they also consult with local Research Administrators (or equivalent) in their home institutions (if appropriate).
 
Jonathan Starbrook is the EAJS Funding Advisor, and he may be contacted by email at:  jonathan.starbrook@eurojewishstudies.org.
 

Here follows a short selection of funding opportunities with application deadlines in the next month or two. For fuller information on these and many other grant schemes, see the EAJS Funders' database. For informal advice on identifying appropriate funders or schemes for a specific project, or on the application process for applying for a specific grant, please contact the EAJS Funding Information Consultant: jonathan.starbrook@eurojewishstudies.org.
 

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.
 
Volkswagan Foundation - 'Freigeist' Fellowships
Deadline: Thursday, 15 October 2015
The Foundation describes the opportunity as focusing on junior researchers (up to 5 years of postdoctoral experience) working at the borders of neighbouring fields or disciplines. Flexible funding is available for 5 years.
 
The Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture – Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadline: 31 October (each year)
The purpose of the Foundation's Fellowship program is to assist well-qualified individuals in carrying out an independent scholarly, literary or art project, in a field of Jewish specialization, which makes a significant contribution to the understanding, preservation, enhancement or transmission of Jewish culture.
 
Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies – Fellowships, 2016–2017
Deadline:  1 November (each year)
Applications are invited from scholars whose work falls within this year’s selected programme theme, Political Ramifications: Expanding Jewish Political Thought.
 
European Research Council – 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. 
 
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Fellowships
Deadline: Monday, 30 November 2015
Fellowships for 2016-17 to support significant research and writing about the Holocaust. 
 

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

 

Deadline Approaching 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

  Reminder of Deadline 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 … [Further information]

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2016-17: “Political Ramifications: Expanding Jewish Political Thought”

    Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Now accepting applications for our 2016-2017 Post-Doctoral Fellowship: "Political Ramifications: Expanding Jewish Political Thought"   Application Deadline: November 1, 2015   Please visit: … [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]

Conferences

 

International Conference: Colonial History – Sephardic Perspectives (16-19th Centuries). Potsdam, 27-29 October 2015

    Colonial History – Sephardic Perspectives (16-19th Centuries) International Conference at the Institute for Jewish and Religious Studies at the University of Potsdam Date: October 27-October 29, 2015, Convener: Prof. Dr. Sina Rauschenbach (University of Potsdam) University of Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais 10, Haus 8, Raum 0.60/61 (Foyer), … [Further information]

Conference in Washington, DC: “Reinventing Israel: Transformations of Israeli Society in the 21st Century.” 29-29 October, 2015

    “Reinventing Israel: Transformations of Israeli Society in the 21st Century” American University, Washington, DC October 28-29, 2015   Travel Subsidies for Junior Faculty Available RSVP FOR SESSIONS: http://www.american.edu/cas/israelstudies/rsvp       Scholars are invited to attend “Reinventing Israel: …[Further information]

Calls for papers

 

Call for Presentations: NAPH Conference on Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture, Providence RI, 21-23 June 2016

  National Association of Professors of Hebrew Call for Presentations Dear colleagues, I’m proud to announce that the 2016 NAPH Conference on Hebrew Language, Literature and Culture will be held at Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island on June 21-23, 2016. Colleagues who are interested in organizing thematic panels, a …[Further information]

New books and journals

 

Judaïsme ancien – Ancient Judaism, 3, 2015

    Judaïsme ancien – Ancient Judaism, 3, 2015   The 2015 issue of Judaïsme ancien – Ancient Judaism is now available, with the following contributions: David Hamidović (Université de Lausanne), «Un graffito de Nyon aux caractères araméens?» Étienne Nodet (École biblique et archéologique française, Jérusalem), «L’origine des … [Further information]

Book Announcement: David Stern, Christoph Markschies, and Sarit Shalev-Eyni (editors), The Monk’s Haggadah. A Fifteenth-Century Illuminated Codex from the Monastery of Tegernsee, with a prologue by Friar Erhard von Pappenheim.

    The Monk’s Haggadah. A Fifteenth-Century Illuminated Codex from the Monastery of Tegernsee, with a prologue by Friar Erhard von Pappenheim edited by David Stern, Christoph Markschies, and Sarit Shalev-Eyni ISBN: 978-0-271-06399-7 (Hardcover, $79.95) Pages: 296: Illustrations: 78 color, 26 b & w, 1 map  Penn State … [Further information]

Call for Submissions: Judaica Petropolitana

      Call for Submissions   Judaica Petropolitana   The international scholarly journal Judaica Petropolitana was established as a joint project of the St. Petersburg State University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. Four academic institutions act as the founding partners for the journal: the Department of Jewish … [Further information]

News and events

 

Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies (UAJS)

   Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies The Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies (UAJS) is a professional non-governmental organization, established on March 13, 2015 in Kyiv and registered by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine. The mission of the Association is to coordinate activities aimed at the development of Jewish Studies in …[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]

Deadline Approaching 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

  Reminder of Deadline 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 … [Further information]

Moses Maimonides, Guide for the Perplexed, end of part 1. Cod Hebr 37 fol 112b. © Copenhagen LibraryCopyright © 2015 European Association for Jewish Studies, All rights reserved.
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