2018 2019 Research Groups

The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies is pleased to announce the selected Research Groups for 2018-2019 Academic Year:




Rethinking Early Modern Jewish Legal Culture: New Sources, Methodologies  and Paradigms

Organizers: Jay Berkowitz (University of Massachusetts), Arye Edrei (Tel Aviv University)

September 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019


The Reception and Impact of Aristotelian Logic in Medieval Jewish Culture

Organizers: Charles Manekin (University of Maryland), Yehuda Halper (Bar Ilan University)

September 1, 2018 – July 1, 2019


New Directions in the Study of Javanese Literature

Organizer: Ronit Ricci (Hebrew University)

September 1, 2018 – August 1, 2019


Big Data and Planets

Organizer: Tsevi Mazeh (Tel Aviv University)

May 1, 2019 – August 1, 2019