ZOOM lectures from the 2021-2022 academ​ic year:​​

Rethinking Center and Periphery in the Abrahamic Religions​​


» ​Dr. Yaniv Fox: Between Town and Village: Center and Periphery in Early Medieval Saints' Lives​


» מיכל ארלי​​ך: "מגורואים פאן-הודים לגורואים מקומיים: ביסוס סמכות, רווחה, וקדושה בקהילות דבקים בפריפריה של דלהי​"


» פרופ' ישי רוזן-צבי: "מגוי קדוש לגוי של שבת – האחר של היהודים: קווים לדמותו​" . *אירוע ספר*


» Prof. Jill Hicks​-Keeton: "Who Owns the Bible? Judaism and Christianity at D.C.’s Museum of the Bible​"


» ​פרופ' נמרוד הורביץ: "האם יש מרכז? אתוס ​הביקורת הדתית של החנבלים בבגדאד הימי ביניימית"


» ד"ר גיל פישהוף​​: "חקר האמנות בממלכת ירושלים הצלבנית (1187-10​​​​99): תפישות מרכז ופריפריה כנקודת מוצא מוטה אידיאולוגית​​"​


» ​​פר​ופ' יורם בילו: "בין מרכז ופריפריה: תובנות משני מחקרים אתנוגרפיים​"​



ZOOM lectures from the 2020-2021 aca​demic year:​​

The Role and Function of Material Forms and Objects​​​​ in the Abrahamic Religions​


» Prof. Ephraim Kanarfogel: “Brothers from Afar​” - Book Event

» Annual Conference 2021: R​itual Objects in the Medieval Middle East​ - a BGU 4-day Workshop

» Dr. Rainer Josef Barzen: "Taqqanot Qehillot Shum​" Book Launch

»​ Prof. Nimrod Hurvitz (with Christian Sahner, Uriel Simonsohn & Luke Yarbrough): "Conversion to Islam in the Premodern Age, A Sourcebook​"- Book Launch

» Prof. Bi​rgit Meyer: "Religion, Material Culture and the Question of the Fetish​"​
» פרופ' רחל מילש​​טיין: "ביטויים סופיים באמנות ארצות האסלאם​"​

» Prof. Magda Teter: ”Blood Libel: On the Trail of an Antisemitic Myth” book​ launch.

» ​פרופ' אפרים שהם-​שטיינ​ר: “​​Jews and Crime in Medieval Europe​​" ערב ​השקת ספר.

» Professor Emerita Caroline Walker Bynum: “Absence as Pr​esence: The Footprint as Devotional Object​

» ​פרופ' מי​כ​​אל שנקר: "א​​יקונוגרפיה דת​ית בדת הזורואסטרית".



​Lectures from the 2019-2020 ​academic ye​​ar

Violence and its Justification in the Abrahamic Faiths​

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» Prof. Nimrod H​​​urvitz - Jihadis Also Cry: Emotions, Culture and Apocalypse in the Isis Milieu (in Hebrew).

» Dr. Tamar Rotman​ - ​Catholics, Arians, and Identity construction in the works of Gregory of Tours​ (in Hebrew).

» Prof. Sara Offenberg - Converting the Knight: Justified Violence in Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts​ (in Hebrew)​​

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

» Dr. Daniel M. ​​Herskowitz​ -​ Karl Barth and Nostra Aetate: New Evidence from the Second Vatican Council

» Naaman Tal - Negev Beduins and the Green Patrol



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University of ​Oxford's Seminar on the Abrahamic Faiths joined CSoC in their Ben-Gurion in the Negev campus for a 3 day international workshop on our mutual theme "Sacred Space" in the three religions, June 2019.​

 


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On Jewish-Christian Disputation in the European Middle Ages         


 

The seminar (in English) was given by Prof. Piero Capelli from Ca' Foscari University of Venice, as part of the activity in the Center for the study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at BGU (June 12th, 2018).


 

Launch event of a new book by Prof. Ram Ben-Shalom         

 

The event (in Hebrew) took place as part of the activity in the Center for the study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at BGU (May 16th, 2018).

 

 

Launch event of a new book by Dr. Sarina Chen         

 

The event (in Hebrew) took place as part of the activity in the Center for the study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at BGU (April 10th, 2018).

 

 

Parted Ways: Heresy in Early Patristic and Early Rabbinic Literature

 

The seminar (in English) was given by Prof. Adiel Schremer from Bar Ilan University, as part of the activity in the Center for the study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at BGU (March 20th, 2018).

 

 

The Last Step of Jacob Frank's Odyssey for the True Religion

 

The seminar (in English) was given by Dr. Shinichi Yamamoto as part of the activity in the Center for the study of Conversion and Inter-Religious Encounters at BGU (March 6th, 2018).

 

 

The Latin Talmud - Session 3

 

 Participants: Chair- Harvey Hames, Federico Dal Bo, Isaac Lampurlanés

 

 

The Latin Talmud - Session 2

 

Participants: Chair- Harvey Hames, Óscar de la Cruz, Yakov Z. Mayer, Annabel González, Eulàlia Vernet, Judith Weiss  

 

The Latin Talmud- Session 1

 

Participants: Harvey Hames, Alexander Fidora, Ulisse Cecini

   
 

 

 

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