המכון לחקר היחסים בין יהודים, נוצרים, מוסלמים

Center for the Study of Relations between Jews, Christians, Muslims

معهد دراسة العلاقات بين اليهود والنصارى والمسلمين

המכון לחקר היחסים בין יהודים, נוצרים, מוסלמים

Institute Activities

Activities of the Center

The Center encourages individual and group studies in its area of research by providing research grants. In addition, the Center holds symposia and conferences in the relevant academic fields.

Ongoing activities

The Diwan workshops: Held regularly at the Open University Department of History, Philosophy and Judaic Studies, at which new and ongoing studies are presented.

Future activities

December 2012: International conference

Past activities

24-26 June 2012: International conference on "Tradition and Transition in Jewish, Christian and Muslim Culture," at the Woolf Institute of Abrahamic Faiths in Cambridge, UK.
Conference program      Invitation     Photos from the conference

Diwan workshops, 2011-2012

  • 9 May 2012: Lecture by Prof. Mustafa Kabha on “The contribution of Christians and Jews to the national culture in modern Egypt”
  • 7 March 2012: Lecture by Dr. Ella Almagor on “Kitab al-i`tibar”: Autobiography of a Muslim intellectual in the period of the Crusades”
  • 1 February 2012: Lecture by Prof. Mark Cohen on “Muslim Attitude Toward Jews Then and Now”
  • 23 November 2011 (in memory of Dr. Hagar Hillel): Lecture by Prof. Yaron Tsur on “Networks of wealthy Jews in the Ottoman world – The crisis in Egypt 1768-1772”

December 2011 – Conference launching the Center: “Jews, Christians and Muslims: Social and cultural ties”
Conference program      Lectures from the conference