14 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017All dayRoom S1, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Description

A two-day seminar from the Religious Diversity & the Secular University project group.

Convenors:

Prof Simon Goldhill
Dr Theodor Dunkelgrün
Dr Sami Everett

For information about this event, please email the project administrator.


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‘Religious Diversity and the Secular University’ is funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation to support a multi-disciplinary examination of the interplay between religion, secularism, and the role of the university, reference #41600622.

Programme

Thursday 14th December
11:00 - 11:30

Registration

11:30 - 13:00

Session One

Prof. Eliyahu Stern (Yale University)
Marx and the Kabbalah

Respondent: Prof. Simon Goldhill (CRASSH)

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch

14:30 - 16:15

Session Two

Prof. Céline Trautmann-Waller (PR Sorbonne Nouvelle University – Paris 3)
Goldziher and the Foundations of Islamwissenschaft

Respondents: Dr. Lena Salaymeh (Tel Aviv University) & Prof. David Mosfegh (IE University)

16:15 - 16:45

Tea & Coffee Break

16:45 - 18:30

Session Three

Dr. Brian Young (University of Oxford)
Religious plurality and histories of opinion: insiders and outsiders in the English universities.
Respondents: Dr. Hugo Drochon (CRASSH) & Dr. Ruth Jackson (University of Cambridge)

Friday 15th December
09:00 - 10:30

Session Four

Dr. Theodor Dunkelgrün (CRASSH)
“Praeparatio Rabbinica”: Zacharias Fraenkel (1801-1875) and the Septuagint

Respondent: Dr. Aaron Kachuk (University of Cambridge)

10:30 - 11:00

Tea & Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Session Five

Dr. Emily Levine (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Exceptional Institutions

Respondents: Dr. Alison Wood (University of Cambridge)

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Session Six

Dr. Michael Ledger-Lomas (King’s College London)

Mr Simon’s Sunday Service

Respondent: Dr. Avi Lifschitz (University of Oxford)

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