Jerusalem and the Crusades

New Trends In The Study Of The Crusading Movement And The Medieval Levant

Event date: December 6 - December 11, 2014

Organizers:
    Ronnie Ellenblum (The Hebrew University)
    Iris Shagrir (The Open University of Israel)
    Jonathan Rubin (The Open University of Israel)

     

    International Scientific Committee:
    Iris Shagrir
    Ronnie Ellenblum
    Benjamin Z. Kedar [The Hebrew University]
    Jonathan Phillips [Royal Holloway, University of London]
    Nikolas Jaspert [University of Heidelberg]


     


    The conference,  will bring together scholars and students working on various aspects of the crusades, and the Latin East during the 11th-14th centuries. 
    The main themes of the conference include: Jerusalem in Christian, Muslim and Jewish spirituality; Frankish-Greek and Frankish-Muslim relations; Jerusalem in Crusading history and historiography; medieval Arabic historiography of  the Crusading period; medieval Oriental Christian communities in the East; Muslims under Frankish rule; religious life; urban history; liturgy and pilgrimage.


     

    List of Speakers 

     

    NameAfiliation
    Gideon AvniIsrael Antiquities Authority
    Adrian BoasUniversity of Haifa
    Judith BronsteinUniversity of Haifa
    Pierre Vincent-ClaverieUniversité de Rouen, FRANCE
    Michael EhrlichBar-Ilan University
    John FranceSwansea University, UK
    Miriam FrenkelThe Hebrew University
    Yvonne FriedmanBar-Ilan University
    Cecilia GaposchkinDarthmouth College, USA
    Anna Gutgarts-WeinbergerThe Hebrew University
    Jonathan HarrisRoyal Holloway, University of London, UK
    Stefan HeidemannUniversity of Hamburg, GERMANY
    Konrad HirschlerSchool of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK
    Lucy Anne-HuntManchester School of Art (Emerita), UK
    David JacobyThe Hebrew University
    Nikolas JaspertUniversity of Heidelberg, GERMANY
    Andrew JotischkyLancaster University, UK
    Benjamin Z. KedarThe Hebrew University (Emeritus)
    Hugh KennedySchool of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK
    Robert KoolIsrael Antiquities Authority
    Ora LimorThe Open University of Israel
    Amnon LinderThe Hebrew University
    Sophia MenacheUniversity of Haifa
    Alan MurrayUniversity of Leeds, UK
    Johannes PahlitzschUniversity of Mainz, GERMANY
    Jonathan PhillipsRoyal Holloway, University of London, UK
    William PurkisUniversity of Birmingham, UK
    Daniella Talmon-HellerBen-Gurion University
    Wolf ZöllerUniversity of Heidelberg, GERMANY