"Polemos/Pulmus": A Jewish Studies/Medieval Studies SUN Course (2012)

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The Polemos/Pulmus summer course discussed the relation between various forms of Late Antique Judaism, Christianity and Paganism in a multi-disciplinary framework. The course was convened and taught by Gabor Buzasi (Assyrology and Hebrew, Eötvös Loránd University), Gyorgy Gereby (Medieval Studies Department, Central European University) and Tamas Turan (Center of Jewish Studies, Institute for Ethnic and National Minority Studies of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), who invited the following leading experts from various institutions: Daniel Boyarin, Departments of Near Eastern Studies and Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley; Shaye J. D. Cohen, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; John M. Dillon, Department of Classics, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; Mark Edwards, Christ Church, University of Oxford; and Guy G. Stroumsa, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford/The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.