Fourth Annual Conference of the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg (ZJS)

konferenz00043The Fourth Annual Conference of the Center for Jewish Studies Berlin-Brandenburg (ZJS) “Sephardim and Ashkenazim – Jewish-Jewish Encounters in History and Literature” comes to an end today. We look back on three exciting days of talks and discussions covering the period spanning from the early modern era, the epoch that marked the construction of Sephardic and Ashkenazi identities, until today.

Contributors considered Sephardic-Ashkenazi relationships in theory and praxis, religious differences and influences, narratives that deal with the respective Jewish other, be they from within or without Judaism, or questions of belonging and identities.

We like to sincerely thank all speakers for there contributions. Here you can find some first impressions from the conference:

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