Orientalizing the Jews: The Question of Secularism in Europe and the Middle East
The lecture will be held at KOL F-117, Universität Zürich Zentrum, Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
Amnon Raz-Krakotzkin teaches early modern and modern Jewish History at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is currently also chair of the department of interdisciplinary studies and was a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin and at the Center of Advanced Judaic Studies, University of Pennsylvania. His publications include the widely discussed book The Censor, the Editor, and the Text: The Catholic Church and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon in the Sixteenth Century (2007) and Exil et souveraineté: judaïsme, sionisme et binationalisme (2007, with a preface by Carlo Ginzburg).