Bart Wallet Professor of Jewish Studies

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.


Do we need to decolonize Dutch-Jewish History, and, if so, how?

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



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