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Visiting Fellowships

Throughout the four decades of its existence, the Centre has enabled many dozens of Visiting Fellows from around the world to pursue research in all areas of Jewish history, literature, language, and thought. In recent years, applications have been welcomed from those working within the scope of specific research projects.

Library facilities include the Leopold Muller Memorial Library and the Bodleian Library in Oxford.




Call for Applications for Fellowships
Closing Date: 1 October 2015


Jews, Liberalism, Anti-Semitism:
the Dialectics of Inclusion (1780-1950)

(October 2016 to March 2017)

This Seminar examines the place of Jews in the liberal political culture of Europe and the United States of America from the first period of emancipation to the birth of the State of Israel and the postwar struggles for human rights in which Jewish activists played a prominent role. In particular, the Seminar will explore the tension between the key role of Jews in constituting liberal political culture in a wide variety of contexts, and the limits and constraints imposed on Jewish political activity by the rise of modern Anti-Semitism, including their tragic climax in the Holocaust seen especially through Jewish reactions to persecutions.

Project Leaders:
Abigail Green (Brasenose College, Oxford)
Simon Levis Sullam (Ca’Foscari University of Venice)

Read more about the project here
Application information
Application form


(For details of earlier projects please see Previous Research Projects)