Funding the leading research centre for Jewish Studies in Europe
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.
Call for Proposals to lead an Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies in 2020-2021
The Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies invites proposals from individuals or institutions wishing to direct an Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies in 2020-2021. Closing date: 14 January 2019. Read more here.
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Appointment of Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger as President
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger as President of the Centre from 1 September 2018 in succession to Professor Martin Goodman. Professor Olszowy-Schlanger will be a Fellow of Corpus Christi College. Read about Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger.
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Funding the teaching of one of the world's greatest cultures
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 those courses taught within the Faculty of Oriental Studies :
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.
The Centre receives no funding from the government and both existing and expanding programmes depend on funds we raise from generous individuals, trusts and foundations.