viernes, 12 de enero de 2018

Call for Papers: 6th International Congress on the Jewish Legacy of Zamora, Spain

Jews in the Kingdom of León
Zamora, July 5 & 6, 2018
NH Palacio del Duero
5/7, 19-23h, 5/6, 10-19h

Center Isaac Campanton invites proposals for the 6th International Congress on the Jewish Legacy of Zamora, Spain, this year with the title of Jews in the Kingdom of Leon, specifically from the 9th to the 15th centuries.

This congress is open to professors, students, and independent scholars working on Spanish & Portuguese Jewish Studies. Proposals on the following topics, but not limited to, are welcome:

Place of Jews in the Fueros (regional code of laws) in the Kingdom of Leon
Life and functioning of the Jewish communities
Relevant personalities, e.g. Moises de Leon, Abraham Zacuto and others
Kabbalah in the Kingdom of Leon
Movements across La Raya (Portuguese border)
Crypto Jewish genealogy and memories
Inquisition and chronicles from the expulsion
Jews from Leon region in the Sephardic Diaspora
Museum narratives and new approaches to regional Jewish history 

Proposals should be 250 words, and include name, institution (or independent scholar), email, and technological needs. Academic committee can request changes to the proposal in order for this to be fully accepted. 

Deadline: June 1, 2018. Email:

Registration: 10 euros, online 15 euros (Clickhere)

A complete program of congress related events and activities, starting on July 2, will be available close to the date.