Lectures and Seminars
Listed below are the lectures within Hebrew and Jewish Studies that are taking place this term. To view older lecture details please click on the link to 'Previous Events'. Lecture lists for the entire Faculty can be viewed at http://intranet.orient.ox.ac.uk/lectures/.
Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies
Orthodoxy, Theological Debate and Conetemproary Judaism:
A Critical Exploration of Questions Raised in the Thought of Louis Jacobs
Wednesdays at 3pm in the Oriental Institute
Trinity Term 2013
The David Patterson Seminars
Wednesdays at 8pm at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew Studies, Yarnton
Trinity Term 2013
Lunchtime Seminars in Jewish Studies
Thursdays at 1pm at the Oriental Institute
Week 3: 9 May
Professor Gershon Greenberg (American University)
Tapping into the Sacred: The Awakening of Orthodox Judaism in German D.P. camps (1945-1948)
Week 5: 23 May
Professor Stephen Geller (Jewish Theological Seminary, New York)
Axial Age Biblical Psalms
Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period
Tuesdays, 2.30 to 4pm in the Oriental Institute
Week 2: April 30: Professor Jim Davila (St Andrews)
'Translating the Hekhalot literature'
Week 3: May 7: David Friedman (Wolfson)
'Josephus on the Jews' Egyptian origins'
Week 4: May 14: Jonathan Davies (Lady Margaret Hall)
'Josephus, Rome and Divine Intervention: the case of Gaius Caligula'
Week 5: May 21: Professor John Barclay (Durham)
'Justice and Mercy: 4 Ezra and the Second Temple debate concerning Divine Grace'
Week 6: May 28: Dr Oded Irshai (Hebrew University)
'The paradigm of late antique rabbinization'
Week 8: June 11: Dr Aron Sterk (Manchester)
'Jews in the Latin West in Late Antiquity: forgotten communities and texts'
Martin Goodman, Geza Vermes and Alison Salvesen
The Catherine Lewis Master Classes
“The Jewish Library: The Material History of Four Jewish Classic Texts”
A series of seminars with Dr David Stern ( University)
Convenor: Dr César Merchán Hamann (OCHJS/ The Bodleian)
The Seminars will take place in Week 2 from 1.30 -3.30pm in the Group Study Room of the Radcliffe Science Library.
Other Oxford Events in Jewish Studies
Please note: these events are not under the auspices of the Oriental Studies Hebrew & Jewish Studies Unit.