David Patterson Lectures

The Lectures are held in the Catherine Lewis Lecture Room, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street, Oxford, OX1 2HG  (Tel. 01865 610422)

Mondays at 7.15pm (Drinks from 6.45pm)

16 January
Professor Julia Phillips Cohen (Vanderbilt University)
Remembering Sepharad: history, memory, politics

23 January
Dr Eitan Klein (Israel Antiquities Authority)
Explorations and discoveries in the Judaean desert caves:
recent work of the Antiquities Looting Prevention Unit

30 January
Professor Jonathan D Sarna (Brandeis University)
Jews and American politics: historical ideals and contemporary realities

6 February
Professor Ari Joskowicz (Vanderbilt University)
Jews, Roma (Gypsies) and the Holocaust: separate suffering, shared memories

13 February
Dr Turkay Nefes (Dept of Sociology and Brasenose College, Oxford)
The perception of Jews in contemporary Turkish politics

20 February
Professor Laura Leibman (Reed College)
Hidden from History: multiracial Jews in the early Atlantic world

27 February
Dr Norman Solomon (OCHJS) and Dr Alexander Knapp (SOAS)
Ernest Bloch: the man and his music
[BOOK LAUNCH: Ernest Bloch Studies, CUP, 2017]

6 March
Ruth Ellen Gruber (Co-ordinator, Jewish Heritage Europe)
The past and present of Jewish Heritage Travel