DEADLINE EXTENSION: Call for Papers: XIth Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies


The Congress website will be filled with further relevant information as the date draws closer. Submissions are invited to the following sections:
  • Ancient Jewish History and Archaeology
  • Biblical Literature
  • Talmud, Midrash and Rabbinics
  • Medieval Jewish Thought
  • Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History
  • Medieval and Early Modern Jewish Literatures
  • Hebrew Manuscripts
  • Modern Jewish History
  • Contemporary Jewish History
  • Jewish Mysticism
  • Hasidism
  • Modern Jewish Thought and Philosophy; Modern Judaism
  • Modern Hebrew Literature
  • Yiddish Literature
  • Linguistics and Jewish Languages
  • Jewish Culture and Arts
  • Jewish History in Central-Eastern Europe
  • Southeastern European Jewish History and Culture
  • Polish-Jewish Heritage
  • Holocaust Studies
  • Libraries, Archives and New Technologies; History of the Book
  • Jewish Museology
  • Karaite Studies
  • History and Culture of the State of Israel
  • Jewish-non-Jewish Relations; Antisemitism

Please send abstracts of proposed papers (up to 300 words) to Every proposal must include a title, the name and affiliation of the participant, e-mail address and telephone number, as well as the section in which the paper should be included. The suggested language of papers is English.

Submissions may also include proposals for panels falling outside the above mentioned sections if an interested coordinator is able to list up to five prospective speakers, and the Organizing Committee approves the proposal. The coordinator will be responsible for the selection of papers and coordination of the panel.

The conference fees (excluding accommodation or catering) are € 55.00 for EAJS Student Members, € 80.00 for EAJS Full and Associate Members and € 175.00 for non-members. In order to qualify for the lower congress fee for EAJS members, membership subscriptions must be paid up to and including 31st December 2018. Members in arrears should pay membership fees from 1st January 2017 (in an earlier version of this call for submissions, the year for which membership fees need to be paid was given as 2017, and the year from which arrears need to be paid as 2016. We apologise for the error).

The new deadline for paper and panel proposal abstracts is 17th December 2017.

Confirmation of acceptance/rejection of papers by 15th January 2018.

Payment of conference fees are due by 15th February 2018.

Please note also that the Organizing Committee will offer travel bursaries to PhD students and early career researchers from lower than median income countries who wish to attend. Further details about these bursaries will be published in due course.

In case of any additional inquiries do not hesitate to contact the Organizing Committee:

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