July 2019
Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

December 2020
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November 2020
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Past Events

July 2020
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June 2020
May, 2020
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March, 2020
JEWTACT is sorry to announce the postponing of Prof. David B. Ruderman's (University of Pennsylvania) lecture.
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JEWTACT is also disappointed to have to postpone Dr. Ofer Elior's (HUJI/BGU), lecture on medieval Hebrew translations of Euclid.
February, 2020
Iris Idelson-Shein gave the 2020 Arffa lectures in Judaic Studies at Yale University.
December, 2019
The JEWTACT seminar was delighted to host a special guest lecture by Professor Matteo Valleriani.
September 2019
In the first conference of the 'Young Scholars European Society for History and Philosophy of Science' in Paris, Ahuvia Goren presented a paper on the Jewish reception of Atomism in the early modern period.
July 2019​
Congratulations to newly-minted Professor Alexander van der Haven! We are thrilled to announce that our very own Alexander van der Haven has been appointed Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies, and Religion, The University of Bergen, Norway! At Bergen, Alex will be establishing a new and exciting programme on religious minorities. We wish him every success in his new position.
June 2019
Iris Idelson-Shein gave a talk on "Submission and Subversion in Early Modern Yiddish Translation" at the Seventh International Conference of the Centre for Jewish Languages and Literatures at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.  
May 2019
In the annual meeting of the 'Mediterranean Studies Association' in Crete, Yakov Z. Mayer gave a talk on the transmission of Elijah Capsali’s writings in a lecture titled “Textual Transmission and Nomad Scholars in Early Modern Crete.”

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This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No 801861).