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Hebrew Charters from Medieval England

THURSDAY, 11TH OCTOBER 2018
by Prof. Judith Olszowy-Schanger, President, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies
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Jewish-Muslim Relations in Great Britain

THURSDAY, 11TH OCTOBER 2018
by Prof. Yulia Egorova, University of Durham
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Jews in Film / Jews in Photography

THURSDAY, 11TH OCTOBER 2018
  Presentations by Prof. Nathan Abrams, Bangor and Prof. Michael Berkowitz, UCL
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The Usefulness of Jews to Medieval Christians

THURSDAY, 11TH OCTOBER 2018
by Prof. Anna Sapir-Abulafia, University of Oxford
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How the British Left Palestine

FRIDAY, 17TH AUGUST 2018
by Prof. Bernard Wasserstein, University of Chicago
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What was it like to be a Jewish Immigrant Nurse in Britain?

FRIDAY, 17TH AUGUST 2018
Evidence from Personal Testimony by Dr Jane Brooks, University of Manchester
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125th Anniversary Event: Back to the Future

FRIDAY, 17TH AUGUST 2018
This meeting will be dedicated to celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Society. It will commence at ...
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Zionism and Jewish Identity

FRIDAY, 17TH AUGUST 2018
by Dr. Jack Omer-Jackaman,  Kings College London Dr Jack Omer-Jackaman is a historian of Modern Anglo-Jewry. He was awarded his ...
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The David Hillman Stained Glass Windows

SUNDAY, 4TH FEBRUARY 2018
The Social and Rabbinic Context of Synagogue Art in Britain by David Newman   Reception from 6.30pm, foyer, Roberts Building ...
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Reflections on Writing a History of Judaism

FRIDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY 2018
Richard Barnett Lecture by Martin Goodman     Venue: Sir David Davies Lecture Theatre Roberts Building (G08), Torrington Place, London ...
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Defending the Indefensible: The Board of Deputies of British Jews and Communal Defence

FRIDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY 2018
by Geoffrey Alderman Reserve tickets here celebrating Jewish History Month       Venue: Lecture 7.00pm in the Lecture Theatre, Room ...
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Ernest Bloch in Britain

MONDAY, 21ST AUGUST 2017
by Norman Solomon and Alexander Knapp   Reception from 6.30pm, Foyer Lecture 7.00pm - David Davies Lecture Theatre G08, UCL ...
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The Collective Biography of British Jews, a Neglected Subgenre of Anglo-Jewish Historiography

MONDAY, 21ST AUGUST 2017
by Michael Jolles   Reception from 6.30pm, Room 120, Malet Place Engineering Building Lecture 7.00pm David Davies Lecture Theatre G08, ...
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Judith Montefiore discovers the Holy Land

MONDAY, 21ST AUGUST 2017
by Tessa Rajak   Reception from 6.30pm in the foyer Lecture 7.00pm in the Gavin de Beer Room UCL Anatomy ...
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Why did Lord Balfour support the Balfour Declaration?

MONDAY, 21ST AUGUST 2017
JHSE PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE by Philip Alexander   NEW VENUE Reception from 6.30pm in the foyer Lecture 7.00pm in the Ambrose ...
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Moses Gaster and the Samaritans

MONDAY, 21ST AUGUST 2017
by Katharina Keim Reception from 6.30pm in the foyer Lecture 7.00pm in the Gavin de Beer Room UCL Anatomy Building, ...
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Jewish-Christian Relations in Medieval England

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
by Miri Rubin PLEASE NOTE THAT THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE LATER THAN USUAL Reception at 7.30pm in the Gavin ...
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Women, Voice, and Music in British Synagogues

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
by Rachel Adelstein, University of Cambridge PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CHANGED Reception from 6.30pm, ...
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Jacob Harris: an early Jewish (triple) murderer in England

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
Sussex History and Memory from 1734 to the Present by Tony Kushner Reception at 6.30pm In May 1734 on Ditchling ...
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The Jewish Chronicle and Punch

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
A Lecture to Mark the 175th Anniversary of the Jewish Chronicle by Geoffrey Cantor Reception at 6.30pm in the Gavin ...
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Anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and the Left in Britain

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
by Colin Shindler Colin Shindler is an emeritus professor at SOAS, University of London. He was the first UK professor ...
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Naphtali Franks FRS (1715-1796)

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
Musician, Synagogue Warden and Communal Eminence by Stephen Massil   UCL, Medical Sciences Anatomy Building, Gower Street Reception: Gavin de ...
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A New Approach to Mapping Jewish History

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
Using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) by Nicholas de Lange, Cambridge   UCL, Medical Sciences Anatomy Building, Gower Street Reception: Gavin ...
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Wandering Jews in England’s Green and Pleasant Land

FRIDAY, 12TH AUGUST 2016
Wissenschaft des Judentums in an Anglo-Jewish Context by Daniel Langton, Manchester There seems to be a consensus among historians of ...
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Theodor Herzl: From Jewish Politics to Geo-Politics

WEDNESDAY, 5TH AUGUST 2015
Derek Penslar This talk is about two interrelated questions:  what did Theodor Herzl think about the world; and what did the ...
Derek Pensular
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Domesticating Techniques in the First Hebrew Shakespeare Translations

WEDNESDAY, 5TH AUGUST 2015
This talk will examine the Judaizing translation techniques evident in the first Hebrew versions of complete Shakespeare plays. Six dramatic works ...
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The first Sephardim in the Atlantic

WEDNESDAY, 5TH AUGUST 2015
Richard Barnett Memorial Lecture: David Abulafia The lecture will examine the presence of Spanish and Portuguese Jews, including Marranos, in the eastern ...
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The Popes and the Jews in 16th Italy: a convoluted encounter

WEDNESDAY, 5TH AUGUST 2015
Piet van Boxel The lecture will examine the antagonisms with the highest ranks of the Church vis-à- vis Jews and Judaism ...
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The Biblical Ishmael as Seen by Medieval and Modern Jews

WEDNESDAY, 5TH AUGUST 2015
Elliott Horowitz In Genesis 16 Sarah's handmaiden Hagar is told by the angel that she shall bear a son to be ...
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“In the footsteps of King Billy”: The Origins of the Jewish Community in Dublin in the Context of Irish History.

WEDNESDAY, 5TH AUGUST 2015
Presidential address by Philip Alexander Though there are isolated references to Jews at an earlier date, it is generally agreed that ...
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A new event

WEDNESDAY, 3RD JUNE 2015
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How Jesus celebrated Passover: Early Modern Views of the Last Supper

WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY 2015
Anthony Grafton Anthony Grafton (sometimes Anthony T. Grafton; born May 21, 1950) is one of the foremost historians of early ...
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