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Studying Hasidism


Sources, Methods, Perspectives

Wednesday April 26 at 7pm

At East Melbourne Shul

Marcin Wodzinski is Professor of Jewish history and literature, and head of the Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Wrocław. The scope of his academic interests ranges from the social history of Jews in the 19th century to the history of Jews in Silesia and Jewish material culture, especially the history of Hasidism and Haskalah. His publications include more than 100 articles in Polish, English, Hebrew, French, and Czech, nine books authored and two co-authored, and eight volumes co-edited. His publications include: Hebrew Inscriptions in Silesia from the 13th to 18th Centuries (1996); Bibliography on the History of Silesian Jewry II (2004); Haskalah and Hasidism in the Kingdom of Poland (2005); The Polish Kingdom Authority Against Hasidism (2008); Hasidism and Politics (2013)); Hasidism: Key Questions (2018);  Historical Atlas of Hasidism (2018). Wodziński is the editor of the Makor / Sources of Academic Series at Austeria Publishing, Bibliotheca Judaica Series at the University of Wrocław Press, and editor-in-chief of European Journal of Jewish Studies.

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