Lectures

Tauber Lectures

The Tauber Institute organizes numerous lectures throughout the academic year to keep Brandeis faculty and staff abreast of current research and trends in all fields of Jewish Studies. In addition, the Tauber Institute also organizes thematically-based lecture series designed to provide students and academics with a more in-depth look at a particular area of scholarly inquiry

Writing a Biography: Text and Context
A seminar with Shulamit Volkov, Tel Aviv University 
Monday, April 7
Lown 315, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
A light lunch will be served.


Meet the Authors
Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia
ChaeRan Y. Freeze, Brandeis UniversityEveryday Life
Jay M. Harris, Harvard University

Professor Olga Litvak, Clark University, will introduce this highly anticipated volume. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
12:00-2:00 pm
Brandeis Faculty Club Lounge
A light lunch will be served.  

RSVP to tauber@brandeis.edu or 781-736-2125.

Presented by the Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry, with the support of the Valya and Robert Shapiro Endowment and with the cooperation of the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry


The Fiftieth Annual Simon Rawidowicz Memorial LectureRawidowicz lecture

“The Solitude of the Engaged Philosopher: Andalus and Sefarad”

Sarah Stroumsa
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
7:30 pm
Rapaporte Treasure Hall
Brandeis University Library
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