From 16/06/2013 to 19/06/2013 , 10 am.
Nahmanides Institute for Jewish Studies . Sant Llorenç street
On June16th, 17th, 18th and 19th, the Third International Conference on Family, Society and Daily Life in the Sefardi World will take place in Girona, organized each year by the Society for Sephardic Studies, in addition to its annual meeting.
The Society for Sefardic Studies incorporates scholars from all over the world whose research and interests are mainly concentrated in the history and culture of the Jews of Sefarad and their descendants in the east and in the west, in all fields and disciplines, including history, philosophy, mysticism, literature, languages, art, music, folklore, education, archeology, liturgy, halakhah, Biblical and Talmudic studies etc. The purpose of the Society is to promote and coordinate research, organize conferences and workshops, offer information on research, publications and academic activities in the field of Sefardic studies. The Society will also encourage publications in the field. The Society is affiliated to the Ben-Zvi Institute for the Study of the Jewish Communities in the East and has its administrative center in Hispania Judaica at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
The lectures in Girona will be offered by members of the Society, but all of them will be opened to the general public. Limited capacity. The main language will be English. There will be lectures in Catalan and Spanish, also.
Organized by the Society for Sephardic Studies and Patronat Call de Girona.
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