Announcing the First Summer Workshop for Graduate Students and Recent Docs in:
Philosophy, Hebrew Scripture and Midrash
The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Shalem Center, July 17-25, 2013
The Institute for Advanced Studies at the Shalem Center will hold its first Summer Workshop in Philosophy, Hebrew Scripture and Midrash in Jerusalem from July 17-25. Up to 15 graduate students and recent PhDs will be accepted to the program, which will be conducted in English by Institute scholars. Participants will attend seminars on philosophical issues in Hebrew Bible and Midrash (classical rabbinic stories), present their own research, and visit historic sites in Jerusalem.
As part of the Workshop, participants will take part in the fourth annual international conference in the “Philosophical Investigation of the Hebrew Scriptures, Talmud and Midrash.” Invited speakers at this conference include Ronna Burger, Lenn Goodman, Yoram Hazony, Alan Mittleman, Kenneth Seeskin, Shmuel Trigano and Roslyn Weiss. Workshop participants will stay on in Jerusalem and to participate in this conference, which will give them the opportunity to interact with leading figures in the field and to further develop their thoughts and ideas together with a greater community of scholars.
Assistance with travel expenses and accommodation is available. In addition, all participants will receive meals, free registration for the conference, and a modest stipend.
To apply, please send a 1-2 page letter of introduction describing your interest in the program, a recent CV, and a writing sample of up to 20 pages.
The application deadline is April 1, 2013.
Please send all application materials and inquiries to Meirav Jones on firstname.lastname@example.org
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