UCL Institute of Jewish Studies Conference Jewish Languages

 This conference aims to provide a platform for fruitful exchange on Jewish languages and linguistics by bringing together established scholars who have conducted pioneering work in the area with younger researchers who are contributing to this emerging field of enquiry. The conference will include contributions on key topics in Jewish languages, including morphology and syntax, lexicography, script, palaeography, writing and cultural identity.

The conference is funded by the European Association for Jewish Studies

Speakers include:

Frank ALVAREZ-PEREYRE (typology of Jewish languages),  Marilena COLASUONNO (Judeo-Italian), Alinda DAMSMA (Aramaic), Helen BEER (Yiddish), Hilary POMEROY (Ladino), Andrea SCHATZ (Yiddish), Joshua LEBENSWERD (Jewish Swedish), Henryk JANKOWSKI (Karaim/Krymchak), Szonja KOMORÓCZY (Jewish Hungarian), Rachid RIDOUANE (Judeo-Berber), Esther-Miriam WAGNER (Judeo-Arabic)

Venue: UCL, Gower Street WC1E 6BT

Programme and Booking details will be announced shortly. Watch the website www.ucl.ac.uk/ijs


Institute of Jewish Studies

Email: ijs@ucl.ac.uk          Tel: 020 7679 3520

26 July 2016 - 27 July 2016