Professor Saul M. Olyan, Samuel Ungerleider Jr. Professor of Judaic Studies and Professor of Religious Studies, has published a book, with Oxford University Press, entitled “Violent Rituals of the Hebrew Bible."
The Program in Judaic Studies aims to promote and support the study of Jews and Judaism across Brown University. To that end, we announce research grants for Brown graduate students working in related fields. Funds may be used in a wide variety of ways, including acquisition of research materials, traveling to research sites, expenses related to presenting a paper at a conference, etc. Preference will be given to those who have taken courses in or who plan to work with an adviser in the Program in Judaic Studies. Grant proposal requests should not exceed $1,500.
Professor Adam Teller (Brown University) presents a lecture entitled "From Amsterdam to Istanbul: Fundraising and Jewish Refugee Relief in the Seventeenth Century" as part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2019 on May 22, 2019 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL.
The Providence-Jerusalem Exchange Fellowship Program will provide students from Brown University (Brown) and Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) with a year-long program of study focused on Israeli-Palestinian relations. More broadly, the program investigates how different groups of people relate to land and place and how their self-understandings of land and place are reflected in art, culture, historical memory, community, and civic and political discourse.