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Religious Studies Seminar overview

Religious Studies Seminar

This fortnightly seminar subdivides into termly seminars for specialists in Islam, Judaism, and the religious traditions of India. Speakers may have premodern or contemporary interests, and may present papers on the basis of a very wide range of intellectual interests and disciplinary traditions. The Seminar Chair is Dr Tim Winter.

Easter Term 2016:

In lieu of the regular Jewish Studies/Religious Studies series this term, there will be two international conferences:

  • 2-4 May -  'Rethinking Exile, Center, and Diaspora in Modern Jewish Culture' The Møller Center, Churchill College

Co-organizers:  Dr Daniel Weiss (Cambridge Faculty of Divinity) and Dr Yaron Peleg (Cambridge Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)

  •  31 May – 1 June - 'Tsimtsum and Modernity: Lurianic Heritage in Modern Philosophy & Theology' The Wood-legh Room, Lucy Cavendish College

Co-organizers: Dr Daniel Weiss (Cambridge Faculty of Divinity) and Prof Agata Bielik-Robson (Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Nottingham)

Attendance is free and open to all members of the University and the public.  To RSVP, and for full programmes and descriptions, visit (Research Conferences from the Divinity Faculty homepage)