Anna Sapir Abulafia: “Doing the King’s Service: The Jews in Medieval Europe”


October 8, 2010 | 5:30-6:30 PM | Free & Open to the Public
Humanities 1 Building, Room 202, UC Santa Cruz
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Anna Sapira BulafiaDr. Anna Sapir Abulafia is a specialist in Jewish-Christian relations in the European Middle Ages at the Lucy Cavendish College at the University of Cambridge. Her publications include: Christians and Jews in the Twelfth-Century Renaissance (Routledge, 1995); Christians and Jews in Dispute. Disputational Literature and the Rise of Anti-Judaism in the West (c. 1000-1150) (Ashgate, 1998); and an edited volume, Religious Violence between Christians and Jews: Medieval Roots, Modern Perspectives (Palgrave, 2002). Her latest book, Christian-Jewish Relations, 1000-1300. Jews in the Service of Medieval Christendom, will be published by Longman later this year. Full poster for this event can be found here.


Dr. Abulafia’s lecture is sponsored by the UCSC Center for Mediterranean Studies and the UCSC Center for Jewish Studies, with support from the David B. Gold Foundation. Staff support provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.

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