Judaism and Islam: Contact and Conflict as reflected in the Qur\’an and Muslim tradition


Judaism and Islam: Contact and Conflict as reflected in the Qur\'an and

Muslim tradition

15 teaching hours, equivalent to 2,5 ECTS

 

Prof. Meir Bar-Asher

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YAD VASHEM Pre-Seminar


YAD VASHEM Pre-Seminar

 

Yoni Berrous
 

Nov 15 - Nov 17

Yoni Berrous was born in France and made Aliyah with his family in 1992. He has a MA in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2007, Yoni Berrous began working as a guide for students and Israeli security personnel at Yad Vashem. Currently he is the Head of the European Jewish Programmin ... more »  

Introduction to Jewish-Christian Relations: From Sour Grapes to Sacrament


Introduction to Jewish-Christian Relations: From Sour Grapes to

Sacrament

15 teaching hours, equivalent to 2,5 ECTS

Nov 13 - Nov 15

Prof. Jesper Svartvik

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Four Medieval Andalusi Poets and Their Wonderful Complications


Four Medieval Andalusi Poets and Their Wonderful Complications

15 teaching hours, equivalent to 2,5 ECTS

Nov 6 - Nov 10 

Dr. Ariel Zinder

 

Ariel Zinder lives in Jerusalem and teaches at the Literature department at Tel Aviv Univers ... more »  

Talmudic Stories and Debates


Talmudic Stories and Debates

30 teaching hours, equivalent to 5 ECTS

Oct 23-Nov 3 

Prof. Shulamit Valler

 

 

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Religion Reloaded? A Look At Chances And Challenges For European Societies


DialoguePerspectives in collaboration with Paideia – The Institute for Jewish studies in Sweden organizes a panel discussion for public entitled Religion Reloaded? A look at chances and challenges for European societies.

Fania Oz-Salzberger, Frederek Musall and Jo Frank will discuss recent political developments in Europe, the rise in right wing populism, burka bans, and more outspoken religious minorities participating in the public sphere and asking pressing questions, some of which might be:

What does religious self-expression look like? How do religious minorities articulate themselves in secular and/or majority Christian spaces? What can religious communities contribute to public political discourses? What do Paideia and DialoguePerspectives want for their religious communities? What about ‚atheistic’ and ‚non-theistic‘ or otherwise defined world views?

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Reading the Bible with Medieval Eyes with Dr. Eran Viezel


Reading the Bible with Medieval Eyes

30 teaching hours, equivalent to 5 ECTS

Oct 9 -Oct 20 

Dr. Eran Viezel

Eran Viezel graduated at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, at the Bible department. He teaches at the department of Bible, Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Beer Sheba). His main field of research is Jewish exegesis to the Bible. His list of publication cont ... more »  

Jews and Words


När: Onsdag 30 augusti 2017 kl 18:00

Var: Samlingssalen, Bajit, Nybrogatan 19A


Why are words so important to so many Jews?
Roaming the Jewish history to explain the integral relationship of Jews and words.

 

Fania Oz-Salzberger

Fania Oz-Salzberger is Director ... more »  

Krister Stendahl Memorial Lecture



Migration: A Chance for Metanoia\"

Onsdag 30 augusti kl 10-12 på Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm 

Årets föreläsning till Krister Stendahls minne hålls av teol. dr. Regina Polak, som är lektor i praktisk teologi vid Wiens universitet. Hennes forskning handlar om religiösa förändringsprocesser i Europa, och religion i migrationens kontext. Hon är rådgivare till den tyska katolska biskopskonferensens migrationskommission.

Föreläsningen kommer att hållas inom ramen för heldagskonferense ... more »  

The difficult Path to Compensation of Holocaust Victims


 

The Difficult Path to Compensation of Holocaust Victims
and Other Nazi Victims in Central and Eastern Europe

Dr. Jiří Šitler and Prof. Felix Kolmer

Until the year 2000, most Holocaust survivors and other Nazi victims from Central and Eastern Europe did not have access to compensation programs from Germany, unlike victims who lived in Western Europe, the United States, and Israel. The reason was the so-called Hallstein Doctrine,which excluded any payments, including those to Nazi victims, into countries without diplomatic relations with the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).
This doctrine was maintained not only after establishment of diplomatic relations in 1970s,
but even long after the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989. At the same time, survivors in Central and Eastern Europe were affected by injustices inherited ... more »