University College London
The Jewish Historical Society of England in conjunction with the Institute of Jewish Studies is proud to present the Society’s Presidential Lecture. Professor Ada Rapoport-Albert will speak on 'Women in HaBaD Hasidism'.
Ada Rapoport-Albert is Professor of Jewish Studies and the Head of Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London. Her book Women and the Messianic Heresy of Sabbatai Zevi, 1666-1816 was published recently by the Litttman Library of Jewish Civilization. She is currently completing a book entitled Female Bodies - Male Souls: Asceticism and Gender in the Jewish Mystical Tradition, and is a member of the international team producing a collaborative new history of Hasidism.
Reception: 6.15pm in the Garden Room (UCL)
Lecture: 6.45pm, Chadwick Lecture Theatre (UCL)
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