Religious and ethnic otherness in travel writings:
Jews, Christians and Muslims in Syria-Palestine (XII-XVII Centuries) The proposed research is to carry out a study of the reciprocal viewpoints that during half a millennium (XII-XVI centuries) have occured between Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities in the geographical context of Syria and Palestine. This study will be based on translations and analysis of original texts (Arabic, Hebrew, Old Slavonic and Romanic languages) from travel literature.
Secretaría de Estado de investigación. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Gobierno de España.
University Institute of Peace and Conflicts. University of Granada (Spain)
Principal investigator: María José Cano
We are pleased to receive the news that the project
that Zakhor initiated a few years ago,
to draw the boundaries of the medieval Jewish cemetery
in Barcelona on Montjuic, has just been completed.
The project was led by two members of the Society,
Dominique Tomasov Blinder and David Stoleru
International congress: first congress of the Society on "The Position and Self-image of Women in Sefardi Sources" in January 2011
The Society for Sefardic Studies intends to hold an international colloquium on "The Position and Self-image of Women in Sefardi Sources" in January 9-11, 2011. Please let us know not later than July 31, 2010 if you intend to participate. If so, Please send us the title of your paper with a brief outline.
Review of Sefardic Studies: you may submit your recent article to be included in the Review
Members are invited to submit an article, already published in any journal, to include in our Journal of Sefardic Studies. Articles should be sent in PDF format with a letter from the publishers permitting us to include it in our journal, giving them full credit.
In the Iberian Peninsula and Beyond: A History of Jews and Muslims (15th-17th Centuries)