The Woolf Institute is delighted to announce that, together with the Center for the Study of Jews, Christians, Muslims at The Open University of Israel, it is hosting a conference, Tradition and Transition in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Cultures. The conference will begin on the evening of Sunday 24 June and run through to 26 June 2012. It takes place at Lucy Cavendish College (Cambridge).
The conference assembles a range of international scholars and will focus on the following broad themes: Space, Family, Art & Music, and Exile.
We are delighted that Hagit Messer-Yaron, President of The Open University of Israel, and Kamel Abu Jaber, Director of the Royal Institute of Inter-Faith Studies (Jordan), will be joining us, together with the patron of the Woolf Institute and the Chancellor of the Open University of Israel, the Right Honourable the Lord Woolf.
Conference highlights will include Keynote Lecture given by Ada Rapoport-Albert (UCL) and a programme of Sephardi songs from Muslim lands with members of The Burning Bush and Hilary Pomeroy (UCL).
Full details of the programme, together with the registration form, can be found at http://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/events/details?year=2012&month=6&day=24#ID359
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