Events

October 24th, 2017
Dr. Elijas Tauber, an accomplished scholar of Bosnian Jewry, will discuss the deep historical roots of Muslim-Jewish cooperation in Bosnia. These histories include cooperation against Nazi brutality during the Holocaust, allyship and refuge during the Bosnian genocide and continuing legacies of... Read More »
October 23rd, 2017
The story of the Holocaust in Bosnia-Herzegovina is little known in the West. It’s a complicated situation with continuing repercussions on post-war history. As Bosnia became part of the “Independent State of Croatia” following the fall of Yugoslavia in 1941, the region’s Jews struggled to survive... Read More »
September 12th, 2017
Documentary Film by JWM Productions, LLC The never-before-told story of Albania – a small European country which opened its borders to shelter Jewish refugees, even as it endured a brutal Nazi occupation. It’s witnessed through the prism of two men joined together in a remarkable and unexpected... Read More »
February 22nd, 2017
Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of faith, all claiming descent from the family of Abraham. Yet despite their common origins, they have followed their separate paths, not always in ways that are respectful of one another. There is no greater certainty than the... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
November 7th, 2016
Family reunions can be opportunities for siblings born of the same parent to join together to share experiences and reflect upon what they continue to hold in common and where, over the years, their different paths have led them. Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
April 27th, 2016
Family reunions can be opportunities for siblings born of the same parent to join together to share experiences and reflect upon what they continue to hold in common and where, over the years, their different paths have led them. Jews, Christians and Muslims are members of the Abrahamic family of... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
April 1st, 2015
Abrahamic Family Reunion
February 6th, 2015
The UA Institute for the Study of Religion (ISRC) and the College of Humanities is sponsoring a Humanities, Medicine, and Wellness panel, “Compassion as a Path to Health and Happiness: Brain and Body.” The conference organizers are Dr. Peter Foley, Director of the ISRC and Associate Professor of... Read More »
January 27th, 2015
An Abrahamic Family Reunion: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Moses, Jesus and Muhammad The Institute For the Study of Religion and Culture and its co-sponsors invite you to participate in the first of a series of conversations. Family reunions refer to those occasions when siblings... Read More »
Abrahamic Family Reunion
November 21st, 2014
Michael Ostling Postdoctoral Research Fellow Centre for the History of European Discourses, The University of Queensland, Australia Michael Ostling has taught and studied in Poland, Canada, the United States, and Australia, where he is currently at work on a cultural history of goblins and fairies... Read More »

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