Judiska studier

Välkommen till judiska studier vid Lunds universitet!

Är du intresserad av att studera judendom, judisk kultur och historia, hebreiska eller jiddisch? Då har Lunds universitet mycket att erbjuda! Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap (CTR) har ett stort utbud av judaistikkurser från antiken till modern tid, vilka kan kombineras med studier i modern hebreiska och jiddisch vid Språk och litteraturcentrum (SOL). Läs gärna mer om respektive ämne här:



Modern hebreiska

Lärarfortbildning i jiddisch

Historiska och Statsvetenskapliga institutionen erbjuder dessutom ofta specialkurser om modern judisk historia, Förintelsen, Israel och Mellanösternkonflikten.

4 MAJ 2021 | Överlevare och landsflyktingar: Jiddisch kultur efter förintelsen. Föreläsning av Jan Schwarz, docent i jiddisch vid Lunds universitet. Anmälan senast 23 april - läs mer här

19 APRIL 2021 | Symposium on Swedish Synagogue Architecture (1795–1870)
and the Cultural Milieu of the Early Jewish Immigrants to Sweden. See program for more details.

22 NOVEMBER 2020 | Antisemitism or anti-Judaism? Jews and non-Jews in interwar Poland. Online research seminar with Magdalena Dziaczkowska (PhD student at CTR and a visiting fellow at the Hebrew University). Please see poster for more details.

22-23 SEPTEMBER 2020 | The First Nordic Postgraduate Forum in Ancient and Early Medieval Jewish History and Literature

The first Nordic Postgraduate Forum will take place over two half-days on 22-23 September 2020. Papers will be presented by six current doctoral students from around the Nordic region working on projects that relate to the study of ancient and medieval Jewish history. Each paper will be presented in brief followed by comments from a respondent and general discussion. The program also features a masterclass in reading Talmudic texts by Prof Philip Alexander entitled, "If they are not prophets, they are sons of prophets": Tosefta Pesahim 4:13-14 and its reception in the Yerushalmi and the Bavli. For registration, please see the program:


5 MAR 2020 | LUX C126 9–12, LUX B152 13–15, Helgonavägen 3, Lund

entre for Theology and Religious Studies in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Lund University:

Transformations in Stone: Archaeological Testimonies to Transitions within and between Religious Traditions in Antiquity.



22 JAN 2020 | 10.00-16.00 | LUX B152, Helgonavägen 3, Lund

On Wednesday 22 January the CTR will hold a one-day symposium (10-16) on “Apocalyptic and Inter-religious Relations in the Early Islamic Centuries.” Four pre-circulated papers relating to this theme will be discussed in an informal setting. The three invited speakers are experts in this field, and it promises to be a stimulating day of discussion. Papers will be pre-circulated on 15 January, and prospective participants are welcome to contact Katharina Keim, katharina.keimctr.luse, to register their interest. All are welcome!


NOV 2019 - MAY 2020 | LUX C126, Helgonavägen 3, Lund

A new series of lectures at Lund University: Lessons of History. Click here for programme.
DEC 13 | 16.15-18.00 | LUX C121, Helgonavägen 3, Lund  Commemorating Incongruity: The Israeli Hall of Independence Guest lecture by Vered Vinitzky-Serussi, Professor of sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and faculty fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University. Her major academic interest revolves around issues of collective memory and commemoration, and specifically the ways in which societies cope with their difficult pasts and shameful histories. She is also interested in festive and banal commemoration, silence in memory, notifying death, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. She is currently conducting a comparative research on home museums in Germany and Israel. Abstract

SOL in collaboration with Jewish Studies at CTR.

DEC 10 | 13.15-15.00 | LUX A332, Helgonavägen 3, Lund Den 10 december gästar Orna Keren-Carmel, historiker vid The European Forum vid Hebrew University i Jerusalem högre seminariet på historiska institutionen. Hon har skrivit avhandlingen "The Rescue of Danish Jews in Israeli Historiography and Culture of Memory (1943-2013)" och har även forskat om israelisk-skandinaviska relationer. Alla är varmt välkomna! NOV 15 | 13.15-14.30 | LUX B152, Helgonavägen 3, Lund Welcome to the guest lecture with Prof. Roma Sendyka, Head of Research Center of Memory Cultures at Jagellonian University in Krakow, leader of the EU-financed research project Transmitting Contentious Cultural Heritages with the Arts: From Intervention to Co-Production (Horizon 2020, Reflective Society). 

“Folk art” and Holocaust. Bystanders' Vernacular Art as cultural heritage and medium of memory. NOV 6 | 18.15 | LUX B152, Helgonavägen 3, Lund Religious Roots of Europe Open Lecture by Professor Mats Roslund: "Reconsidering Convivencia in Spain and Sicily – from Tolerance to Power Struggles". OCT 23 | 16.15 | LUX C126, Helgonavägen 3, Lund  Lecture by Jonathan Cahana, Hebrew University of Jerusalem:
"A bitch, a mother, a sinner, a saint: Gnostic Sophia Reconsidered in Light of Second Temple Judaism and the New Testament." More info

SEP 18 | 16:15 | LUX: C126, Helgonavägen 3, Lund 

Professor Rivka Halévy Némirovsky föreläser över ämnet Allusions to the Struggle between God and the Monsters of the Sea in Genesis 1 and Beyond. Efteråt följer en diskussion med Ola Wikander (lektor i Gamla testamentets exegetik) och Katharina Keim (postdoktor i judaistik). Rivka Halévy Némirovsky är professor emerita vid Hebrew University of Jerusalem och besöker Lunds universitet som ett led i ett Erasmusutbyte. På måndagen och tisdagen besöker hon SOL.

MAY 22 | 15.15 | LUX:C121, Helgonavägen 3, LundLecture by Marci Shore, Associate Professor of history, Yale UniversityTitle: Jews and Cosmopolitanism: An Arc of European ThoughtArranged by Jewish Studies (CTR) and Central-and Easteuropean Studies (SOL)More information 12 MARS | 14.00 -16.00 | Konsert i hörsalen, Språk- och litteraturcentrum Jiddisch programmet, Lunds universitet presenterar:


Shtoltse lider – Stolte Sange


Louise Vase (DK) - sång, piano, komposition
Ida Gillner (SE) - sopransaxofon, sång, komposition Läs mer härMARCH 12 2019 | 14.15–16.00 | LUX C:215, Helgonavägen 3 Lund
Wisdom and Torah in Jewish Antiquity: What Can We Learn from the Dead Sea Scrolls? Lecture by Dr Elisa Uusimäki from the University of Helsinki (a collaboration between Hebrew Bible, New Testament and Jewish Studies). Read more9 MARS 2019 | 13-15 | LUX A:332, Helgonavägen 3 Lund Lior Becker, doktorand vid Hugo Valentin Centrum i Uppsala, presenterar sitt avhandlingsprojekt tillsammans med två andra doktorander vid det högre seminariet på Historiska institutionen vid Lunds universitet. Alla är välkomna!


DECEMBER 11 2018 Yiddish, Jewish Studies and European Studies present the lecture: ‘Jews and the Left’
Professor Jack Jacobs, Department of Political Science, John Jay College, New York City
16.30-18.00 in Absalon 339. See programme (PDF) * OCTOBER 29 2018

Yiddish and Network for Jewish Studies invites to a screening of the silent movie: East and West - Austria 1923 – 75 minutes.

See programme (PDF) * 28 OKTOBER 2018

Jan Schwarz, Docent i jiddisch, Lunds Universitet, inbjuder till Jiddischseminarium.
Se program (PDF) * OCTOBER 23-24 2018 | LUX Helgonavägen 3, Lund
Centre for European Studies (CFE), the Network of Jewish Studies and Yiddish present a lecture and seminar with Dr Vasileios Syros. For more details click here (PDF).  * OCTOBER 3 2018 | 16:00–18:00 | LUX:C121 | Helgonavägen 3 Jewish–Christian Interaction in Late Antique Palestine: Texts and Material Culture

Brief Lectures and Discussion on:

"Building Jewish and Christian Identity in Late Antique Capernaum: Problems and Prospects"
Wally Cirafesi, University of Oslo

"Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations in Palestine in Late Antiquity and the Early Medieval Period"
Katharina Keim, Lund University

Response by Ulla Tervahauta, University of Copenhagen.

Katharina Keim and Wally Cirafesi will present their respective postdoctoral projects.

Religious Roots of Europe and Jewish Studies at CTR
Sidansvarig: johan.grevstigctr.luse | 2022-05-02