Bart Wallet appointed professor of Jewish Studies
Dr Bart Wallet has been appointed professor of Jewish Studies: Early Modern and Modern Jewish History, with a special focus on Amsterdam, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The chair was established in collaboration with, and with support from, the Menasseh ben Israel Institute Foundation.
Dr. Bart Wallet is benoemd tot hoogleraar Joodse studies: vroegmoderne en moderne Joodse geschiedenis, in het bijzonder in Amsterdam, aan de Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen van de Universiteit van Amsterdam. De leerstoel is ingesteld in samenwerking met en met steun van de Stichting Menasseh ben Israel Instituut.
Marion Aptroot (ed.): Yiddish Knights, Amsterdam Yiddish Symposium 14, (ISBN 978-90-829674-0-1, 64 pp, Amsterdam 2020). € 7,50 bestellen Yiddish literature is a Jewish literature. It is also a European literature and its literary materials and forms reflect contacts with Jewish and non-Jewish cultures. It is therefore not surprising that we find Yiddish texts about knights
The 15th International Symposium on Dutch Jewish History and Culture, ‘The Imperial Turn in Dutch Jewish History’, has been postponed until 4-5 October 2021. As compensation and appetizer, we are organizing an online round table on the topic: Do we need to decolonize Dutch-Jewish history, and if so, how? Participants:Monique Alberts, Head Librarian/archivist
Het 15e symposium on the History and Culture of the Jews in the Netherlands hebben wij moeten uitstellen in verband met de pandemie. Het congres is verschoven van 1-2 juni naar 4-5 oktober 2021
online conference: THE POLITICS OF JEWISH LITERATURE AND THE MAKING OF POSTWAR EUROPE Jewish literature — by which we understand all literature that is perceived or labeled as Jewish by critics, readers, publishers and/or authors — has struck a powerful chord in postwar European culture. Its unprecedented popularity can be discerned in the