Monthly Archives: January 2022

Digital Lecture by Tanja Potthoff About the Pogroms Against the Jews of Cologne in 1349

This German lecture, entitlted “‘da […] di hus in der Judengassen verbrannt wurden’: Die VErfolgungen von 1349 in Köln,” by Tanja Potthoff will take place on Monday 31 January 2022 in the Colloquium of the Arye Mamon-Institute for Jewish History at Trier University, 18:15 CET.

Meeting-ID: 891 0544 3587 
Code: eLRL5eKv

JOB: Assistant Professor of Hebrew Language and Jewish Cultures, University of Kentucky

Applications are invited for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Hebrew Language and Jewish Cultures to begin August 2022 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. The successful applicant’s tenure home will be in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, a dynamic academic unit committed to interdisciplinary collaboration and dialogue among faculty with diverse geographical interests, theoretical concerns, and methodological approaches. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2022. 

Deadline: 21 February 2022

CFA: Advanced Summer School for Graduate Students in Jewish Studies (Hebrew University Jerusalem, July 31-August 4, 2022)

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School for the Advanced Study in the Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp announce a summer program for graduate students in Jewish studies.

Graduate students at any institution worldwide, in any subfield of Jewish studies, past or present, are eligible to apply. This is an in-person experience, and participation is contingent on a student being able to travel safely to Israel within public health requirements in place at the time. The program will take place the week before the World Congress of Jewish Studies, and participants are encouraged to plan to stay in Jerusalem for the Congress as well.

Fellowships are available for students accepted into the program who do not have applicable funding from their home institutions.

Deadline: 1 April 2022

Prize: Rosl und Paul Arnsberg-Preis / Arno Lustiger-Förderpreis 2022

Stiftung Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main (Polytechnische Gesellschaft Frankfurt am Main Foundation) is awarding two prizes for excellent research into Frankfurt am Main’s Jewish history. Rosl und Paul Arnsberg-Prize (€ 10.000) adresses advanced scholars, whereas Arno Lustiger-Förderpreis (€ 3.000) honours the research of young scholars resp. Ph.D.-students.

Deadline: 15 May 2022

Workshop “The Jewish Family in the Early Modern Period” (February 5-6)

22nd Workshop of the Interdisciplinary Forum Jewish History and Culture in the Early Modern Period 

February 5-6, 2022

Online conference via Zoom


Please register by February 2, 2022 at the latest. You will receive a confirmation of registration. If you cancel your registration after February 3/4, 2022 (date of receipt), we will charge you half of the conference fee, after that date or in case of absence the total fee.

Workshop “Mutina Hebraica” (February 1)

The University of Modena and Reggio Emilia is delighted to invite you to the final workshop of the “Mutina Hebraica” Project:….

The workshop will take place online via Microsoft Teams on February 1, 2022, at 9 AM Italian time (CET).

To join:…