Funding Europe’s Leading Research Centre for Jewish Studies
The Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University of Oxford, fully funded by the Oxford Centre, is the leading research centre for academic Jewish studies in Europe. Today, Hebrew and Jewish studies at Oxford are more wide-ranging, more influential and more exciting than at any time in the history of the University.
Curating the Past, Creating the Future
The Centre’s Leopold Muller Memorial Library holds unique collections of books, journals, archives, and pamphlets which constitute an irreplaceable resource for scholars, students, and visitors.
Teaching one of the World’s Greatest Cultures
Undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford, taught by the Centre’s Fellows, cover the study of Jewish history, culture and relations with other traditions from antiquity to modern times, and the study of Hebrew of all periods, Aramaic and Yiddish. For information about the courses, please contact the Faculty of Oriental Studies.
The following lecture will be given on 2 March 2021 at 6pm (UK time) via Zoom: Professor Dr Ronny Vollandt, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, “Saʿadia Gaon’s Arabic translation of the Tora and Its Readers” For information on how to join the lecture online, please follow this link. For the lecture’s poster, please click here.
Due to Covid-19, our lectures and seminars will continue to be online for Hilary Term 2021. Please find details on how to sign up for our events in our programme below. If you have any queries, please contact Priscilla Lange at firstname.lastname@example.org Hilary Term 2021 programme
We are now accepting proposals for our next Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies (OSAJS), to be held in 2022. Please find details in the document below. The deadline for applications is 19 February, 2021. OSAJS 2022 Call for Proposals
Due to Covid-19, our lectures and seminars will be online for Michaelmas Term 2020. Please find details on how to sign up for our events in our programme below. In order to receive an invitation to the Zoom link for the David Patterson Lectures and the Lunchtime Seminar in Jewish Studies, please contact Priscilla Lange…
The talk takes place on 27 October and will be delivered by Dr César Merchán-Hamann, Director of the Leopold Muller Memorial Library. Entitled ‘Jewish Treasures in Oxford’, the talk will illuminate the stories behind some of the most treasured Hebrew and Jewish manuscripts in the Bodleian’s collections. The talk is sponsored by the Friends of…
This year’s Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School will be held online from 1 to 11 September 2020. The school offers nine days of intensive teaching in biblical Hebrew. The course corresponds to two terms of intensive teaching for a full-time university student and is open to students with or without experience of the language. …