The final Conference of the Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies ‘Between Sacred and Profane – Jewish Musical Cultures in Early Modern Europe’ will be held at the Clarendon Institute, Walton Street on 16 and 17 March 2020.
Owing to the risks and the uncertainty arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, we regret to announce that we have decided to postpone our Fifth Manuscript Workshop until 2021. We believe this is necessary due to the continued and escalating measures in most countries restricting travel and meetings in order to contain the spread of
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Application deadline is now closed. The theme of OSI 2020 is “Worship, Space, and Performance in Modern and Contemporary Judaism: Continuity and Innovation”. Researchers utilizing a range of analytical tools will explore the profound and fascinating intersection between the material and physical with spiritual elements of religious experience and identity. Proposals are invited that explore
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies invites applications for Fellowships for the 2020-2021 Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies (January to June 2021). The aim of the Seminar is to bring together scholars of Jewish-Buddhist relations and develop a framework for the future study of the field. Read more about the Seminar here.
Edmund Castell, early modern lexicography, and the Hebraica collections of the University of Cambridge Supervisory team: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger and Kirsten Macfarlane (University of Oxford); Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge University Library) Books collected by Edmund Castell (1606-86), professor of Arabic at Cambridge and compiler of the great but commercially ill-fated polyglot lexicon (1669), form one of the