President's Lectures

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The JHSE President Lecture series is curated with the aim of bringing to the JHSE membership new research in Jewish history very broadly conceived. The subjects covered have included the history of the Jews in modern Wales and modern Ireland, the links England's Jews had to the Tower of London, and the development of the term 'antisemitism'. The President's Lectures have been delivered since April 2020 and so far has attracted members from across the UK and beyond. Speakers have included early career scholars as well as familiar established voices, all presenting new research with a variety of approaches using written sources, visual imagery, literature, and architecture. The cutting-edge research is offered in an accessible manner, and the questions and answers that follow are invariably illuminating and friendly.

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