Join Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies on Wednesday, 17 February at 1:00pm EST for an interview with Ephraim Shoham-Steiner on his recently published book Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe. Hosted by Fordham University and the New York Public Library, Ephraim will be in conversation with Fordham history professors Nicholas Paul and Magda Teter. Shoham-Steiner isContinue reading “Online Event: Interview with Ephraim Shoham-Steiner on “Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe,” Fordham University, 17 February, 2021″
Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe is a topic laced by prejudice on one hand and apologetics on the other. Beginning in the Middle Ages, Jews were often portrayed as criminals driven by greed. While these accusations were, for the most part, unfounded, in other cases criminal accusations against Jews were not altogether baseless. Drawing onContinue reading “New Publication: Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe by Ephraim Shoham-Steiner”
Lecture from Judith Olszowy-Schlanger (Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies) about this 14th century manuscript, one of the most important and intriguing medieval Hebrew works in existence.
The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions in Summer 2018”
Erfurt, 11. – 12.05.2017 Registration deadline: May 2, 2017 3. Workshop der Arbeitsgruppe Mittelalter im „Netzwerk Jüdisches Kulturerbe“ INTER JUDEOS – TOPOGRAPHIE UND INFRASTRUKTUR JÜDISCHER WOHNQUARTIERE 1 Veranstaltet von der Arbeitsgruppe Mittelalter im Netzwerk Jüdisches Kulturerbe und der Stadt Erfurt in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Historicum – Zentrum für Geschichte und Archäologie der LMU München (Prof. Dr. Bernd Päffgen) und der BetContinue reading “CONF: Topographie und Infrastruktur juedischer Wohnquartiere (Erfurt, 11-12 May 17)”
Call for Papers: Light and Darkness in Medieval Art, 1200–1450 (I–II) International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, 11-14 May 2017 Sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art (Convenors: Stefania Gerevini and Tom Nickson) Light has occupied an increasingly prominent role in medieval studies in recent years. Its perceptual and epistemic significance in the period 1200-1450Continue reading “CFP: Light and Darkness in Medieval Art, 1200–1450, ICMS, Kalamazoo, May 2017”
In Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition (Norton, 2013), David Nirenberg seeks “to demonstrate how different people put old ideas about Judaism to new kinds of work in thinking about their world; to show how this work engaged the past and transformed it; and to ask how that work reshaped the possibilities of thought in the future.”Continue reading “Conference: Anti-Judaism and Its Implications, Waterville, ME”