Conference (in English)
Contesting Public Spaces: The Religious Factor
21 November 2012
Topics include Christian Sanctity under Israeli Sovereignty; Jewish 'Conversion' of Muslim Saint Tombs in Israel; The Abduction of Civic Space in the Holy City; From Zionist to Ultra-Orthodox Street Names in Bnei Brak; Fighting the (Perceived) Ultra-Orthodox Penetration in Baka, Jerusalem; and more. Participants include Ahmad Natour, President of the Shari`a Court of Appeals and Netanya Academic College and Prof. Richard Hecht, University of California, Santa Barbara. Presented by the Truman Institute in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Time: Starts at 9 a.m. Place: Abba Eban Hall, Truman Institute, Mt. Scopus campus. To enter the campus, pedestrians must present ID card and invitation at any gate; drivers must present ID card and invitation at Humanities Gate. Invitation and full program at http://truman.huji.ac.il/.upload/Invitation.pdf.
For information call 02-5882329 or visit http://truman.huji.ac.il
Symposium (in Hebrew)
Radicalism: Medieval Polemics in Modern Salafi Discourse"
21 November 2012
An evening in honor of the new book by Daniel Lev, Radical Islam and the Revival of Medieval Theology. Presented by The Nehemia Levtzion Center for Islamic Studies. Time: 5 p.m. Place: Room 3001, Rabin Building, Mt. Scopus campus
For details: 02-5881541
Seminar (in Hebrew)
sexual harassment in academia and the labor market
22 November 2012
Will examine the challenges and complexities of enforcing the law against sexual harassment, and the dilemmas it poses. Speakers include Hebrew University VP/ Director General Billy Shapira and Vered Pear Swid, Head of The Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women in the Prime Minister's Office. Program at http://bit.ly/TCd8Xa. Time: 9 a.m. Place: Senate Hall, Sherman Administration Building, Mt. Scopus campus
For details and to register: 050-3359240, 054-8090807
Lecture (in Hebrew) by Prof. Ayal Kimhi; part of the “Why?” series of lectures and musical programs sponsored by the Hebrew University Authority for Community and Youth. No admission charge. Time: 5 p.m. Place: Wise Auditorium, Edmond J. Safra Campus (located in Givat Ram).
For details: http://outreach.huji.ac.il or 02-6586256
Chopin and improvisations
26 November 2012
Noam Sivan (piano) will play music by J.S. Bach. Part of the Musicology Department's Monday Afternoon Concert Series in cooperation with the Dean of Students Office. Time: 1:15 p.m. Place: Room 2715, Humanities Building, Mt. Scopus campus.
For details: 02-5883936
The Second Anthropological Film Festival at the Jerusalem Cinematheque
27-29 November, 2012
Festival at The Jerusalem Cinematheque promotes documentary filmmaking with an ethnographic orientation,
accompanied by discussions and panels. Presented by the Department of Sociology
and Anthropology at the Hebrew University and the Jerusalem Film Center.
Special guest: author and cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson,
daughter of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. The films chart the complexities
and unique expressions of individuals and communities in society, culture and
politics. Features films from around the world such as Field of Magic
(Lithuania, Russia); Pink Struggle (Germany); Where Heaven Meets Hell (USA);
Town of Runners (Ethiopia, UK); Children of the Tsunami (UK); The Bastard Sings
the Sweetest Song (Canada, Denmark); and a collection of short films by
Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson. Full program at http://bit.ly/U8jrnV. Admission fees; special discounts for
students. Location: Jerusalem Cinematheque, 11 Hebron Road.
For details: 02-5883321 or http://www.jer-cin.org.il/
An interactive, two-dimensional installation by Reuven Zahavi that brings together art and science, with visitors to the exhibit participating in a new virtual creation that is shown on the gallery’s walls and floors. Curator: Michal Mor. Design & production: Ron Yosef. Place: Max and Iris Stern Gallery (small gallery) and Bloomfield Library, Mt. Scopus campus. No admission fee. Open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday-Thursday.
For details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Final Sale. The End of Jewish-Owned Businesses in Nazi Berlin
Sunday to Thursday until 8 December 2012
This exhibition has been successfully shown in New York and Berlin. Through the example of sixteen Berlin businesses it illustrates the process by which Jews were disenfranchised and their livelihoods destroyed. Place: Humanities building, Block 4 (Purple), Mt. Scopus campus. Time: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday-Thursday.
For details: 052-5880135
All events are open to the public without charge unless otherwise noted.
See our events calendar online (Hebrew only).