Oct. 01, 2019
13:00

Violence and its Justification in the Abrahamic Faiths

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Date: Tuesdays 10am

Speaker

Lecture Title

05-Nov-19

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Menachem Lorberbaum, The Department of Jewish Philosophy and Talmud, Tel Aviv University

Foundational Violence: The Pheneas Episode

19-Nov-19
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Ayelet Harel Shalev, the Conflict Management and Resolution Program and the Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

A mosaic of communities or a Hindu nation? - Inter-Religious relations and Political Violence in India

03-Dec-19

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Peter Sh. Lehnardt, The Department of Hebrew Literature, Ben Gurion University of the Negev

They started it! – or how to speak about religious (auto-)aggression of summer 1096 in Ashkenaz

17-Dec-19

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Avigail Manekin-Bamberger, MBSF, Hebrew University; Rivka Elitzur Leiman, Tel Aviv University

Sorcery, Curses and Vows: Aspects of Violence in Ancient Magic

14-Jan-20

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Michal Bar-Asher Siegal, The Goldstein-Goren Department of Jewish Thought, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev​

Verbal Violence: on Insults in Late Antiquity

21-Jan-20

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Ron Dudai, The Department of
Sociology & Anthropology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Betrayal, Violence and R​eligion in Northern Ireland

28-Jan-20

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Tour of the old city of Jerusalem with Eran Tzidkiyahu​, Dr. Anna Gutgartz and Dr. Rafi Lewis

Urban conflicts in Crusader Jerusalem, and current tensions around Temple Mount/Haram a-Sharif

17-Mar-20

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 - cancelled!​

Milan Zonca, Prague Centre for Jewish Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University Czech Republic

 - cancelled!

​Who are God’s Warriors? Heresy, War, and Jews in Hussite Bohemia.​

 - cancelled!

30-Mar-20​

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- postponed.

Rainer Josef Barzen,​ University of Muenster​

- postponed.

​​​Taqqanot Qehillot Šum​ - Book Event in Hebrew
- postponed.​

31-Mar-20

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Nimrod Hurvitz, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Jihadis Also Cry: Emotions, Culture and Apocalypse in the Isis Milieu (in Hebrew)

21-Apr-20

- postponed.

Ofer Zalzberg, Ussher Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

- postponed.

Diplomatic Compromise, Religious Non-Negotiability and Religiously Motivated Violence- postponed.

21-Apr-20

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Cana Werman, Jewish History Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

The Persecution of Christ's Followers (in Hebrew)

​05-May-20

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Tamar Rotman, Department of History, Bar Ilan University

Catholics, Arians, and Identity construction in the works of Gregory of Tours​ (in Hebrew)

19-May-20

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Sara Offenberg, Arts Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Converting the Knight: Justified Violence in Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts​ (in Hebrew)

02-June-20

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Ofer Zalzberg, Ussher Fellow, Trinity College Dublin

​Diplomatic Compromise, Religious Non-Negotiability and Religiously Motivated Violence​

​09-June-20​

- cancelled


​Suzanne Last Stone, Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization (chair), Yeshiva University​​



09-June-20

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Daniel M. Herskowitz, Career Research Fellow in Jewish Studies, Wolfson College, University of Oxford

​Karl Barth and Nostra Aetate: New Evidence from the Second Vatican Council​