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July 2015
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EAJS Newsflash, July 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.

 
 

Positions available

Position available: Assistant or Associate Professor, Religious Studies (New Testament / Second Temple Judaism), McMaster University

      Assistant or Associate Professor, Religious Studies (New Testament / Second Temple Judaism) McMaster University     The Department of Religious Studies at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in New Testament, with secondary specialization in Second Temple Judaism, at the Assistant Professor … [Further information]

Scholarships, fellowships, grants and prizes

 

 

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 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]

 

One-Day Conference: The Promised Land: Utopia and Dystopia in Contemporary British-Jewish Culture. London, 23 July 2015

        The Promised Land: Utopia and Dystopia in Contemporary British-Jewish Culture   One-Day Conference, Thursday 23 July Open University Regional Centre, Camden, London   The conference is hosted and funded by the Postcolonial Literatures Research Group of the Open University, with additional support from the British … [Further information]

 

Calls for papers

 

Call for Papers:“Places and Media of Encounters. Transfer, Mediality and Situativity of Jewish Literatures.” Vienna, July 21 – July 27, 2016

    Call for Papers Workshop: “Places and Media of Encounters. Transfer, Mediality and Situativity of Jewish Literatures.” at the 21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association July 21 – July 27, 2016 University of Vienna, Austria Workshop Organizers: Olaf Terpitz/ Marianne Windsperger In current models … [Further information]
 

Call for Papers:“Places and Media of Encounters. Transfer, Mediality and Situativity of Jewish Literatures.” Vienna, July 21 – July 27, 2016

    Call for Papers Workshop: “Places and Media of Encounters. Transfer, Mediality and Situativity of Jewish Literatures.” at the 21st World Congress of the International Comparative Literature … [Further Information]

 

 

New books and journals

 

MEDAON: New Website / Current Issue 9 (2015), 16

    MEDAON: New Website / Current Issue 9 (2015), 16 www.medaon.de     In celebration of the now sixteenth edition of MEDAON – Magazin für jüdisches Leben in Forschung und Bildung, the editors and publishers are delighted to present a new and completely re-launched Internet presence of the journal. The aspiration was to find a … [Further information]

Book Announcement: Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder (editors), Jewish Honor Courts Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust

    Jewish Honor Courts. Revenge, Retribution, and Reconciliation in Europe and Israel after the Holocaust.   edited by Laura Jockusch and Gabriel N. Finder   ISBN:  9780814338773  (Paperback, $36.99) ISBN: 9780814338780 (Ebook, price not stated)   Pages: 392, Illustrations: 8   Wayne State … [Further information]

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]

EAJS Paris Congress report now online

    Report of EAJS Paris Congress now online   The report of the X Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies which took place in Paris in July 2014 has now been posted on the EAJS website. The theme of the Congress was “Jewish and Non-Jewish Cultures in Contact: New Research Perspectives.” The report is not …[Further information]

EAJS Secretary’s Letter to Members, Spring 2015

    The Secretary of the EAJS, Dr François Guesnet, has written to all EAJS members about the current state of the Association. In particular, he has focussed on the new EAJS Conference Grant Programme, whose deadline for applications is 29th May 2015, and how it differs from the former EAJS Programme in European Jewish Studies, …[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]
 

 

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