The Popes and the Jews in Sixteenth-Century Italy through the Chronicle of Pope Paul IV

24 April, 2023

We are deeply honoured to welcome Dr Martina Mampieli, Martin Buber Fellow at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, to lead a session of the International Interfaith Reading Group on Manuscripts in Interfaith Contexts.


Here are the details of this fascinating session.

Topic: The Popes and the Jews in Sixteenth-Century Italy through the Chronicle of Pope Paul IV

Abstract: coming soon.

Speaker: Dr Martina Mampieli, Martin Buber Fellow at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Speaker’s biography: Martina Mampieri is a Martin Buber Fellow and Lecturer of Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She earned a double Ph.D. in History and Jewish Studies from the University of Roma Tre and the University of Hamburg in 2017. In 2018-20, she held postdoctoral positions at Harvard University, the University of Göttingen, and the Institut de Recherche et d’Histoire des Textes in Paris. She is the author of Living under the Evil Pope: The Hebrew Chronicle of Pope Paul IV by Benjamin Neḥemiah ben Elnathan from Civitanova Marche, 16th cent. (Brill, 2020) and she has published on Jewish cultural and religious history in the early modern and modern periods. She is working on her second book project, a cultural biography of Isaiah Sonne and his passion for books.

ChairHaim Gottschalk, Librarian for the Israel and Judaica Section of the Asian and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA.

Date: 24 April, 2023

Time: 18:00-19:00 BST | 20:00-21:00 Israel | 10:00-11:00 PDT | 13:00-14:00 EDT

Venue: Online

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