Category Archives: Call for Applications

CfA: Mandel Postdoc Fellowships in the Humanities and Jewish Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2023–2026) due September 10, 2022

The Mandel Fellowships are intended for scholars, from Israel and abroad, who have shown exceptional excellence and originality, and whose research contributes significantly to academic scholarship and cultural discourse.

  • Applications will be accepted from candidates who completed their doctoral degrees no earlier than October 1, 2018.* Candidates who have not yet completed their degrees may apply if they will have submitted their dissertations by September 10, 2022. If awarded the fellowship, their acceptance will be conditional upon approval of their doctoral degrees by April 1, 2023.
  • Mandel Scholars engage in research in optimal conditions and teach at HUJI (up to 2 hours per week). Teaching in English is possible.
  • Mandel Scholars receive approximately 125,000 NIS per year in addition to a research budget.
  • The fellowship is for three years, beginning October 1, 2023. It is possible to receive the fellowship for only one or two years.
  • Scholars are selected on a competitive basis with no preference for a specific field of study in the humanities or Jewish studies.

Deadline: September 10, 2022

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Fifth International Spring School in Jewish Studies “Home, Belonging and Exile – Sepharad and Beyond,” May 27 to June 3, 2022

This Spring School will take place both in Madrid and Toledo. The School has been organized jointly by the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam; The Open University of Israel; King’s College London; Jewish Cultures across Mediterranean Europe (J-Med) CSIC-UCM; and the Sephardic Museum (Toledo). According to the organizers, “the School is intended for graduate students in Jewish Studies, with participants from the Netherlands, Israel, Spain and United Kingdom. The academic sessions and field trips will deal with the concepts of home, belonging and exile through Jewish history, with a special focus on Sepharad and the Mediterranean Diaspora.”


CFA: Two Part-time Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships at Goethe University, Frankfurt

The Institute of Judaic Studies invites applications for two part-time positions (50% and 75% part-time) at the Ph.D. and postdoc levels to begin in October 2022.

  1. 50% position: Early modern and/or modern history (Yiddish desired)
  2. 75% position: Medieval Judaism and/or rabbinic studies (Aramaic desired)

Deadline: June 30, 2022