Current Graduate students working in
Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Thesis: Translation Technique of Old Greek Isaiah 13:1-14:23;
Style, Culture and Literary Structure
(St Peter’s College)
Degree: MSt in Jewish Studies
Thesis: Brit Shalom and the Bi-National Idea in
Degree: MSt in Yiddish Studies
Thesis: Sholem-Aleykhem’s מאָטעל פּייסי דעם חזנ’ס
and Franz Kafka’s “The man who disappeared”
Degree: DPhil in Theology and Religion
Thesis: Which God will save us?
Jewish receptions of Martin Heidigger’s philosophy
Clara Carbonell Ortiz (Wolfson College)
Degree: MSt in Classical Hebrew
Thesis: Hebrew linguistics from a gender perspective. Focusing on the analysis of lexical data in the Hebrew Bible, Clara studies how female sexuality in its broadest sense was thought and portrayed.
Degree: DPhil in Oriental Studies
Thesis: Historical Linguistics and Textual Criticism of the
Book(s) of Kings, with a special focus on the concluding
chapters of 2 Kings
Angelina Palmen (Wolfson College)
Degree: DPhil in Oriental Studies (Modern Jewish History)
Thesis: The potentially ’emancipatory’ effects of the Great War on Jewish women’s lives through the prism of wartime German labour history. The aim is to elucidate the nature of any qualitative and quantitative changes the war catalysed in the working lives of Jewish women in Germany, and interrogates the role of different segments of German-Jewish society, including ready-to-wear clothiers and Jewish members of the German women’s movement in shaping these women’s experiences and career choices.