Author Archives: Tom Plant

Karten Studentships in Jewish History and Culture

The Parkes Institute is pleased to offer at least four studentships for students from any country to study for an MA in Jewish History and Culture at the University of Southampton, UK. The studentships will assist towards the cost of … Continue reading

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PhD Studentship in Holocaust Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Southampton

Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship as part of the Music and the Holocaust website project (http://holocaustmusic.ort.org). The Music and the Holocaust website is a widely-used educational resource created under the auspices of the international organisation World ORT, … Continue reading

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The Ian and Mildred Karten Memorial Lecture 2015: ‘Hocus Pocus? – Ethnology of the magical text, Babylonia to Ethiopia’

Whatever you think of magic one thing is clear, it is a very long lived tradition that has left in its wake a huge wealth of written evidence. What can this evidence tell us about those who made use of … Continue reading

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Parkes Public Statement regarding the Conference ‘International Law and the State of Israel’

The conference ‘International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism’, organised by a member of the Southampton Law School, will take place from 17-19 April 2015. Members of the public, including friends and supporters of the Parkes … Continue reading

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‘Music in the Holocaust’ at the United Nations

The Parkes Institute was recently represented at a United Nations programme on the Holocaust, organised for Yom Hashoah. Dr Shirli Gilbert, author of Music in the Holocaust, spoke at a United Nations forum on ‘Learning about the Holocaust through the Arts’ at the UN headquarters … Continue reading

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Meet our PhD Students: Jen Arnold

In the latest in our series exploring the work of the Parkes Institute’s thriving postgraduate research community, we meet Jen Arnold. Jen began her PhD this academic year, and is working under Professor Tony Kushner, head of the Parkes Institute … Continue reading

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Call for papers – Refugees and Migrants: Unaccompanied Children in Britain 1914-2014

Against the backdrop of intense contemporary debate on immigration, the University of Southampton’s Parkes Institute and the Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex are pleased to announce an interdisciplinary and international conference on unaccompanied child migration both … Continue reading

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