Israel in Egypt/Egypt in Israel:
An investigation of the land of Egypt as concept and reality for the Jews in Antiquity and the early medieval period.
(January to June 2016)
Visiting Fellowships available either one term (minimum 8 weeks) or two terms (6 months), so Jan-March, or April-June, or Jan-June, in accordance with Oxford term times. See info below and contact the organizers whose addresses are listed at the end of the advert.
This Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies ‘Israel in Egypt’ project addresses a number of questions about identity and belonging among Egyptian Jews over the course of one and a half millennia.
Dr Alison Salvesen (OCHJS and University of Oxford)
Prof. Sarah Pearce (University of Southampton)
Dr Miriam Frenkel (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Dr Dorothy Peters (Trinity Western University, Canada)