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Keynote Lecture: Jews as Books and Books as Jews: On History, Memory, People and Objects
 
 
Date: 17 October 2019 
 
American Studies Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU has the pleasure of inviting you to the Keynote Lecture:

Jews as Books and Books as Jews: On History, Memory, People and Objects

Dr Zvi Septimus 
Associate Professor of Hebrew Literature Shanghai International Studies University 

Thursday, 17th October 2019 at 5pm The Jockey Club Tower, 2/F, CPD 2.37 

Focusing on Jewish Studies and specialising in the Talmud, Dr Septimus's research has explored a variety of aspects regarding the reading and interpretation of sacred books. His talk will centre on the mechanisms Jews have used to preserve historical memory. 

This lecture is a collaboration between Connecting Memories and the American Studies Programme in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Hong Kong. 

Connecting Memories is a collaborative interdisciplinary research initiative opening up a space for 
previously unconnected scholars to interact and share their perspectives on what memory means in the 
context of their research. 


For more information and for updates, please visit our website: http://www.connectingmemories.org/
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Feel free to get in touch via email: info@connectingmemories.org
 
 
     
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