Centre for German-Jewish Studies
Call for Application Max and Hilde Kochmann Summer School for PhD Students in European-Jewish History and Culture
The Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex in cooperation with the Center for Jewish Studies of the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, the Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University and the Minerva Institute for German History, Tel Aviv University, invite PhD students to apply for the biennial Max and Hilde Kochmann Summer School for PhD students in European-Jewish History and Culture 2019.
The Summer School brings together young researchers who are currently working on topics in Jewish history and culture (e.g. on Jewish religion and inner life, literature, culture, ideological movements, inter-religious and inter-cultural relations and everyday life and antisemitism), giving them the opportunity to present and discuss their projects in an informal and friendly atmosphere with leading scholars in the field. In so doing we continue the series of Kochmann Summer Schools at Sussex creating an interdisciplinary network of younger scholars engaged in areas of European-Jewish studies, Thought and Culture from the early modern periods to the present day.
Candidates are invited to send, via email, a 500 word proposal outlining their PhD project, a short CV and one reference from their supervisor or relevant scholar in the field to:
The CGJS will pay the travel and accommodation expenses of accepted candidates. Candidates from Israel, the United States and other non-European countries will be considered, but may be asked to contribute towards their flight costs.
Deadline for applications: 5 January, 2019
Successful candidates will be notified in March 2019.
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