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This article by Peter Konieczny featured via medievalist.net is about “Cairo in 1321. How a City Burned from Inter-Religious Violence”.
You can now read the new issue of The Jewish Quarterly Review 112.3 (2022), including some medieval content as well.
You can now apply with a paper for this conference.
Deadline: 15 September 2022.
Thomas of Monmouth’s “The Life and Passion of William of Norwich” is now discussed via the New Books Network with Rowan Dorin.
You can now apply for the doctoral fellowship of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University. The doctoral fellows program provides intellectual and professional support to a small group of current doctoral students in North America and Israel-based universities whose research is, in one form or another, related to Jewish education.
Deadline: 15 August 2022.
On Friday 22 July, a plaque was unveiled in the city of Worcester to commemorate the medieval Jewish community which had existed there until it’s expulsion in 1275. Professor Miri Rubin, President of the Jewish Historical Society of England, attended and produced a summary of the event.
Published in History: The Journal of the Historical Association, Dr MacLellan’s article examines the interactions of medieval Jews with the Tower of London as prisoners, sanctuary-seekers, and employees.
On 8 November 2022, Micha Perry will talk at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, about “Eldad Ha-Dani and the Return of the Ten Lost Tribes” in their Messiah and Messianism” lecture series.
Read now the new fragment of the month by Marc Michaels about “A Trope Trainer in from the Cairo Genizah” via Cambridge University’s Genizah Research Unit.