Seminars & Guest Lectures

  • 2017 Jun 21

    Seminar | Prof. Sharon Koren


    Prof. Sharon Koren, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) New York
    10:00am to 12:00pm


    Y. Rabin Building Mount Scopus Campus
  • 2017 May 22

    Seminar | Prof. Rita Copeland


    Prof. Rita Copeland, University of Pennsylvania
    9:00am to 3:00pm


    Y. Rabin Building Mount Scopus Campus

    In the seminar, Rita Copeland discussed different methodologies in researching the history of emotions. She presented her current project and showed us how through classic rhetoric and literature, medieval people intruduced the language of emotions in political discourse.

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  • 2017 May 10

    Seminar | Prof. Katherine French


    Prof. Katherine French, University of Michigan
    10:00am to 2:00pm


    Y. Rabin Building - The Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies

    In the Seminar, Prof. Katherine French discussed aspects of the study of late-medieval material culture. She presented different methodological approaches for the study of objects as historical sources, and considered different theoretical issues concerning such a project.

  • 2017 Apr 19

    Seminar | Prof. Eyal Poleg


    Prof. Eyal Poleg, Queen Mary London
    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    National Library Edmond J. Safra Campus

    We met Prof. Poleg in the National Library of Israel, where he showed us a manuscript of a late medieval bible, and discussed the methods of producing and using such an object. He noted that this material object can teach us much about the society which created and used it, and discussed questions regarding the material culture in medieval Europe.