Tag Archives: Jewish studies

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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Studying a PhD at the Parkes Institute: an interview with Bradley Barnes

The Parkes Institute is a thriving and globally recognised research centre. Our research interests cover all periods from antiquity to the twenty first century and have a truly global focus. Amongst our specialised interests currently are Holocaust Studies, Migration, Maritime Studies, … Continue reading

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‘History as Legitimation: The Invention of Ancient Antisemitism in the German Empire (1871-1914)’

In the first of our evening seminars for the 2013-14 academic year, we are pleased to welcome Professor Christhard Hoffman (University of Bergen, Norway) who will be speaking on History as Legitimation: The Invention of Ancient Antisemitism in the German … Continue reading

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Before Eichmann: Holocaust Exhibitions and the ‘Myth of Silence’

In a fine example of the interdisciplinary nature of Jewish Studies, on Wednesday 25 September 2013 Dr Steven Cooke (Deakin University) will be giving a talk entitled Before Eichmann: Holocaust Exhibitions and the ‘Myth of Silence’ Much recent work in … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, The Holocaust in Hungary, 70 Years On: New Perspectives

Florida Gulf Coast University Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies  THE HOLOCAUST IN HUNGARY, 70 YEARS ON: NEW PERSPECTIVES MARCH 17-18, 2014 On March 19, 1944, the Nazis marched into and occupied Hungary, precipitating one of the most intense … Continue reading

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New Jewish Studies Lifelong Learning courses 2013-14

We are excited to announce that we will be running three Lifelong Learning evening classes during the 2013-14 academic year. Our evening classes are a fantastic opportunity to find aout more about Jewish life and history and the interaction of different … Continue reading

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Outreach at the Parkes Institute: Interfaith activities

In the latest instalment of our series on the Parkes Institute’s outreach programme, we look at the Parkes Institute’s ongoing commitment to interfaith activities. The Parkes Institute remains true to the vision of the Reverend Dr James Parkes‘s commitment to interfaith … Continue reading

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