domingo, 5 de febrero de 2017

Call for Papers "Zamora in the Jewish Sephardic Memory"

5th International Conference
Zamora, Spain, July 3, 2017, Hotel NH Palacio del Duero

Call for Papers

Center Isaac Campantón welcomes submissions for its 5th International Conference, taking place on July 3 at Hotel NH Palacio del Duero. Common theme for this year is “Zamora in the Sephardic memory”. 

The goal of this conference is to foster scholarly conversations on the Jewish legacy of the city in connections with the diaspora from 1492 to the present.

Topics of interest include, but not be limited to
  • Sages, and other personalities from Zamora in the Sephardic diaspora
  • Zamora and the Kabbalah
  • Mentions to the city in the documentation and chronicles of the expulsion
  • Conversos in and from Zamora
  • Anti-Semitic propaganda before and after 1492
  • Inquisitions trials involving Conversos from Zamora
  • Jewish genealogies 
Proposals should be submitted to and they should include: name and last name, institutional affiliation – independent scholars are also considered-, an abstract of 250 words, email, phone, and technological needs for the presentation (computer, projector, audio). Deadline: May 27, 2017.

Proposals will be immediate evaluated and the academic committee can recommend improvements of the abstracts before full approval.  
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