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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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Theatre event: ‘Suitcase’

The touring theatre event ‘Suitcase’ will shortly be coming to Southampton. ‘Suitcase’ commemorates 75 years since the Kindertransports from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia.  It is to be performed in railway stations from Scotland to Harwich and will be in Southampton … Continue reading

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Podcasts from The Future of Holocaust Studies conference

At the recent conference on The Future of Holocaust Studies held at the Universities of Southampton and Winchester aound 60 academics and educators came together to discuss the future of Holocaust studies. Please click here to access a podcast featuring … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our 2013 graduates!

The Parkes Institute wishes to congratulate the Humanities students graduating from the University of Southampton today. Many of Southampton’s Humanities undergraduates will have taken one or more of our Jewish Studies modules as part of our groundbreaking Jewish History and Culture module pathway. Reflecting the … Continue reading

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