British and Irish Association for Jewish Studies Annual Conference
10th-12th July 2023
The 2023 British and Irish Association for Jewish Studies (BIAJS2023) conference will explore how race has affected, and been a part of, Jewish lives and beliefs across Jewish time and space, around the globe. In addition, BIAJS2023 will include papers on all aspects of Jewish Studies, and will provide the opportunity for participants to network with peers in Jewish Studies from Ireland, the UK, continental Europe, and the wider world.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS AT BIAJS 2023
Professor Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History, Queen Mary, University of London, and President, Jewish Historical Society of England. Author of Cities of Strangers: Making Lives in Medieval Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2020).
Dr Richard Benjamin, Head, International Slavery Museum, and Visiting Professor of Slavery and Public Engagement, University of Liverpool.
Professor David Horrell, Professor of New Testament Studies and the Director of the Center for Biblical Studies, University of Exeter. Author of Ethnicity and Inclusion: Religion, Race, and Whiteness in Constructions of Jewish and Christian Identities (Eerdmans, 2020).
Alongside keynotes and panels, and a host of exciting networking opportunities, BIAJS2023 will have a special focus on how we can have an impact on wider society with our research and teaching. As the culmination of a year-long campaign, #JewishStudiesMatters, the conference will bring civil society organisations into dialogue with scholars. We welcome museum professionals, artists, musicians, journalists, and campaigners whose work intersects with Jewish Studies.
PhD and Early Career Support
BIAJS2023 will also include a dedicated stream of panels and mentoring opportunities for PhD students and ECRs in the areas of: funding capture, job applications, publishing, pedagogy, and research impact.
The conference fee covers the cost of vegetarian refreshments (x4) and lunches (x2)
Conference Reception & Dinner
A reception and vegetarian dinner for conference participants, including wine and music entertainment