David Patterson Lectures

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

Mondays  6.00pm – 7.15pm  (please note new time)

9 October
Dr Deborah Rooke (Regent’s Park)
Esther in the Reel World: film versions of the Book of Esther

16 October
Professor Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University of London)
Jews and Others in fifteenth-century Europe

23 October
Professor Hugh Williamson (Christ Church)
Sayce and Driver: is there anything new in the story of Biblical archaeology?

30 October
Professor David Weinstein (Wake Forest University)
Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich

6 November
Professor Philip Alexander (University of Manchester)
Why did Lord Balfour back the Balfour Declaration?

13 November
Dr Miri Freud-Kandel (OCHJS)
The tyranny of labels: Louis Jacobs, denominalisation and the challengeof institutions in British Jewry

20 November
Professor Nelson H Vieira (Brown University)
A Brazilian Love Story of Judaic Spirituality and Homosexual Identity

27 November
Professor Kerstin Hoge (St Hilda’s)
The stuff of fairy tales: reading Hans Christian Andersen in Yiddish