CISMOR Seminar

Date Theme Lecturer
The God Who is Affected by Human Problems: Atonement Through Israelite Purification Offerings
  • Prof. Roy E. Gane (Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Languages Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary)
Deborah Romm – A Cultural Agent and Marketing Genius in 19th Century Europe
  • Prof. Mordechai (Motti) Zalkin ( Professor, Dept. of Jewish History, Ben-Gurion University )
Challenges of Nation-state, Islam and Transnationalism in the Middle East: Turkish Perspectives
  • Dr. Hasan Murat MERCAN(Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Japan )
“Between Judaism, Christ and Zen: Leonard Cohen prays to his God”
  • Dr. Doron B. COHEN (CISMOR Research Fellow Part-time lecturer, Graduate School of Theology, Doshisha University)
“Urban Religion Religion and the City in Historical Perspective”
  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Rüpke ( Vice Director of the Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt)
“Religious Voices and the Making of Modern Human Rights 70 Years After the UDHR”
  • Dr. Peter Petkoff(Senior Lecturer, Brunel University School of Law Director of the Religion, Law and International Relations Program, a collaborative international research network at Regent's Park College, Oxford, and Managing Editor of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion)
“Are Catastrophes Inherited? The Case of the Second Generation of the Holocaust”
  • Prof. Yigal Schwartz (Professor at the Department of Hebrew Literature Founding Director of the Heksherim Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature & Culture, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)