Modern Jewish Thought Seminar

Modern Jewish Thought Seminar
This seminar series is held under the joint auspices of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies, the Faculty of Theology & Religion and the Centre for the Study of the Bible. It is designed to create a forum for considering recent developments in modern Jewish thought. In particular, these seminars are intended to provide a forum for discussing recently published books in the field.

Michaelmas Term 2023
Wednesdays at 17:00 UK Time (unless otherwise stated)

Online via Zoom (unless otherwise stated)

All lectures are open to the general public

Conveners: Miri Freud-Kandel and Daniel M. Herskowitz

Week 2, 18 October
Daniel H. Weiss (Cambridge) will discuss his book Modern Jewish Philosophy and the Politics of Divine Violence

Week 4, 1 November CANCELLED
Yuval Jobani (Tel Aviv) will discuss his book The First Jewish Environmentalist: The Green Philosophy of A. D. Gordon

Week 6, 15 November
Professor Laura Arnold Leibman (Reed College) will discuss her book Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Story of a Multiracial Jewish Family

Week 8, 29 November
Dana Hollander (McMaster) will discuss her book Ethics out of Law: Hermann Cohen and the ‘Neighbor’

Sorry, there are currently no talks scheduled in this series.