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Jews of Portugal and the Spanish-Portuguese Jewish diaspora

Judeus de Portugal e a diáspora judaica luso-espanhola

Los judíos de Portugal y la diáspora judía hispano-portuguesa

יהודי פורטוגל והתפוצה היהודית ספרדית-פורטוגלית

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Published on Monday, November 27, 2017


O Centro de história da universidade de Lisboa, juntamente com a universidade do Porto, Ashkelon Academic College e o Dahan Center da Bar-Ilan University estão a organizar um congresso internacional, a decorrer em 2018 (27 de Junho a 2 de Julho), na universidade de Lisboa e na universidade do Porto, dedicado ao tema dos Judeus em Portugal e a diáspora luso-espanhola. Está de momento aberta a chamada à participação de todos os investigadores, especialistas e académicos, que desejem apresentar os seus trabalhos e resultados neste evento.


Dates and location

On Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June 2018 to be held at the University of Lisbon

Monday, 2nd July 2018  at the University of Porto, Portugal


Among the subjects to be discussed:

  • Jews and Judaism in art
  • Literary and spiritual work
  • Identity and ethnic struggles
  • International networks and globalization
  • Gender
  • Demographics
  • Sociology
  • Economy
  • Hebrew Law and Canonical Law
  • Philosemitism and Antisemitism
  • History

Submission guidelines

Final date for submission of proposals is Monday, 29 January 2018 (13 Shvat 5778).

Researchers specializing in any of these topics are invited to submit a proposal for a paper, accompanied by a one-page (250 words) abstract and a brief biography.

The Academic Committee will also consider proposals on related topics that are not listed above.

Proposals/abstracts should be sent to: Dahan.Center@mail.biu.ac.il

Dahan Center, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan 5290002, ISRAEL

Papers presented at the Conference will subsequently be published, following academic review, in a volume of conference proceedings.

Papers may be presented at the conference in English, Portuguese, Spanish, or Hebrew.

We look forward to welcoming you among the Conference participants.

Academic Committee

  • Prof. Moises Orfali, Bar-Ilan University
  • Prof. Claude B. Stuczynski, Bar-Ilan University
  • Prof. José Alberto Tavim,Centro de História, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa
  • Prof. Elvira Mea, University of Porto
  • Prof. Shimon Sharvit, Ashkelon Academic College
  • Prof. Moshe Amar, Ashkelon Academic College
  • Dr. Shimon Ohayon, Director of the Dahan Center


  • Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa, Alameda da Universidade
    Lisbon, Portugal (1600-214)
  • Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto - Via Panorâmica Edgar Cardoso
    Porto, Portugal (4150-564)


  • Monday, January 29, 2018


  • sefarditas, judaísmo, diáspora judaica, comunidades judaicas


  • José Alberto Tavim
    courriel : tavim40 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Information source

  • marta manaças
    courriel : mmanacas [at] letras [dot] ulisboa [dot] pt


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« Jews of Portugal and the Spanish-Portuguese Jewish diaspora », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Monday, November 27, 2017, https://calenda.org/423165

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