The Posen Foundation. Applications are invited for the Posen Society of Fellows 2017-2019 cohort of graduate students studying modernization processes in Jewish history, society, and culture. $20,000 stipend/year for 2 years and summer seminars with preeminent Jewish Studies scholars. Submission deadline: 15 January 2017. Further information.
Masters degree studies at the University of Manchester, 2017-18. This is a home/EU fees bursary for MA students who make Jewish Studies topics their main study focus in their MA in Religions and Theology. Three bursaries will be awarded each year on a competitive basis. There are no eligibility criteria based on nationality, but please note that the bursary is restricted to the maximum cost of home/EU fees. Further information.
Jews and the evolution of Western liberalism. Prof. Abigail Green (Oxford University) will give the next Sherman Community Lecture, entitled 'A Century of Jewish Liberalism: 1848-1948". 5.30pm Thu 11 May 2017. Further information.
German-Jewish literarature. Cathy Gelbin gave a paper entitled 'Woman, Internationalist, Jew: Alice Rühle-Gerstel (1894-1943) on the Stalinist Purges' at a conference on German-Jewish Women's Writing in the Early 20th Century and in Exile, held under the auspices of the OWRI Project at King's College London, 20 October 2016. Further information.
Dead Sea scrolls. George Brooke, 'Modelling Jeremiah Traditions in the Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls. A Response to Eibert Tigchelaar,' in Jeremiah’s Scriptures: Production, Reception, Interaction, and Transformation (ed. H. Najman and K. Schmid; JSJSup 173; Leiden: Brill, 2017), 307–18. Further information.
Dead Sea scrolls. George Brooke, 'MS 1909: 1QRule of Blessings (1Q28b) frg. 25a, 1QSb V 22–25,' in Gleanings from the Caves: Dead Sea Scrolls and Artefacts from the Schøyen Collection (ed. T. Elgvin with K. Davis and M. Langlois; LSTS 71; London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016), 273–81. Further information.
Holocaust history. Jean-Marc Dreyfus, 'Une mauvaise réputation: le docteur Julius Hallervorden et sa collection de cerveaux dans la République Fédérale d’Allemagne' (A bad reputation: Dr. Julius Hallervorden and his collection of brains in the Fédéral Republic of Germany), XXme Siècle Revue d’Histoire, 131, July-September 2016, 139-150. Further information.