Jewish Heritage Europe

British Association for Jewish Studies annual meeting

July 10, 2017 – July 11, 2017 all-day
School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh
Mound Pl
Edinburgh EH1 2LX


‘Jews on the Move: Exploring the movement of Jews, objects, texts, and ideas in space and time’

This conference is hosted by the British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS), in cooperation with the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh.

Confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Professor Charlotte Hempel (Birmingham): People and ideas on the move: the evidence from Qumran
  • Professor Tony Kushner (Southampton): Jews as refugees: special or not?
  • Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (New York / Warsaw): Expanded Geography: An Epilogue to the History of Polish Jews at POLIN Museum
  • Professor Hana Wirth-Nesher (Tel Aviv): To Move, to Translate, To Write: Jewish American Immigrant Voices

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