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/.


The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays, 2.30 to 4 pm,at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

 Convenor: Professor Martin Goodman


April 25:         Dr Foteini Spingou (Classics) and Dr Judith Mckenzie (Classics and Oriental Studies)                        
                      Jewish or Christian? Late antique Egyptian wall-hangings painted
                      with scenes from Genesis and Exodus

May 2:            Asaf Gayer (Haifa)  
                      Literary uses of weights and measures in Qumran

May 9:            Professor Sir Fergus Millar (Brasenose)
                      Jews, Greeks and the Bible in Greek translation: So what?
                       (2) The silence of Greek (and Latin)-speaking Judaism, 130-630 CE

May 16:           David Friedman (Wolfson)
                       Rhetoric and argument in Josephus

May 23:          Dr Arjen Bakker (Leuven)
                      Care of the self in Hellenistic Judaism and the Dead Sea Scrolls

May 30:          Professor Sarah Pearce (Southampton)
                       Ptolemy Philadelphus in the Letter of Aristeas

June 6:            Dr Donald T. Ariel (Israel Antiquities Authority)
                      The significance of the coin evidence from Judaea for Jewish history


Other Oxford Events in Jewish Studies
Please note: these events are not under the auspices of the Oriental Studies Hebrew & Jewish Studies Unit.

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