Upcoming Events

The Joint Distribution Committee's Work in Russia and the USSR: The Challeneges of Remote Management

Dr. Michael Beizer is a historian specializing in the History of Russian and Soviet Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also works for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. 

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
4:00 PM
Lown 315

Sponsored by The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, The Department of Near Eastern Judaic Studies, and The Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry

Meet the Majors!

  Special activities! 
  Make a cuneiform tablet and explore Islamic geometric patterns!

  Enjoy refreshments as you meet the NEJS Majors!

Thursday, October 15, 2015
12 - 1:30 PM
Lown 315


Re:Joyce:  Women Changing the World

A Symposium in Honor of Joyce Antler

Saturday/Sunday:  October 17-18, 2015
Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities


The Prostration Hemerology: An Everyman's Manual at the King's Court

Lecture by Professor Enrique Jiménez
Professor Enrique Jiménez is an Assyriologist who specializes in ancient Mesopotamian literature and scholarly works from the first millennium BCE. He obtained his PhD in Madrid in 2012, and is the senior editor at the Cuneiform Commentaries Project (http://ccp.yale.edu). His main publications include several articles on Babylonian literature.  He is currently working on a monograph entitled Babylonian Disputation Poems, under contract with the series Culture and History of the Ancient Near East.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
11 am - 1 pm
Lown 315

Sponsored by NEJS and the Martin Weiner Fund.