Matthias Riedl (Central European University)
Israel as a Role Model - Social Self-Interpretation in the Radical Reformation
1:45 p.m. 2:30 p.m
Tamαs Visi (Palacky University)
Challenging Jewish Identity in Sixteenth-Century Moravia: Eliezer Eiburg's Apology for Gentiles
2:30 3:00 Coffee Break
3:00 p.m. 3:45 p.m.
Maoz Kahana (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Heretical Legalism: Shabbetai Zvi the Halakhist
3:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Hadar Feldman (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
The Hymns of the Maaminim - Revolutionary Multi-Cultural Liturgy
4:30 5:00 Coffee Break
Carsten Wilke (Central European University)
"That Devilish Invention called Faith" : Seventeenth-Century Freethought and its Use in Jewish Apologetics
5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m.
Mikhail Dmitriev (Lomonosov State University and Central European University)
Toleration ΰ la moscovite? The Russian Orthodox Church facing Pagans, Muslims, Protestants, Jews, and Hindus in the 17th Century
Monday, January 21
10:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Maria Diemling (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Hybrid identities: Jewish Converts in German lands
10:45 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. 12:00 a.m.
Pawel Maciejko (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Self-Proclaimed Jews among Christian Aristocrats of the 18th Century
12:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m.
Elchanan Reiner (Tel Aviv University)
To be a Sabbatean in the 18th Century
12:45 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Lunch break
2:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
Michael L. Miller (Central European University)
The Social Memory of Mass Conversion: Jews, Frankists and Apostates in 18th century Moravia
3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
Yizhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University)
Mendelssohn, Maimon, and Spinoza on Ex-Communication and Toleration: Dispelling Three Enlightenment Fairytales
4:00 p.m. 4:15 p.m. Coffee Break
4:15 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Michael K. Silber (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
In your Face: A Provocative Incident in Amsterdam, 1778 Secularization, Acculturation and the Jewish Beard
5:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Moderator: Michael L. Miller
David Ruderman, Michael K. Silber
In cooperation with:
The European Research Council and the Israeli Cultural Institute
For more information or to register, please contact Dσra Fφldes at FoldesD@ceu.hu or +36 1 327 3000 ext. 2499
Jewish Studies Project
Central European University
Nador utca 9
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