The Morris E. Curiel Institute for European Studies
Prof. Leah Devun (Rutgers University): The Shape of Sex: Nonbinary Gender in Premodern Christianity (June 2023)
Prof. Paola Tartakoff (Rutgers University): Childbirth, Conversion, and Preaching in the Medieval Mediterranean: Between Story and History (March,, 2023)
Prof. Hannah Marcus (Harvard University): Cassandra Fedele and the Political Spectacle of Old Age in Early Modern Venice (December 2022)
Prof. Richard Whatmore (University of St. Andrews): The End of Enlightenment? (December 2022)
Prof. Yaacob Dweck (Princeton University): Is Historical Biography Possible? (May 2022).
Prof. Tamar Herzog (Harvard University): Imagining Native Consent and Native Resistance in Europe’s Overseas Territories (January 2022).
Dr. Frances Nethercott (University of St. Andrews): "'For the historian …it is a great find when he encounters the artist' (Vasily Klyuchevskii): Russian Historical Scholarship in the Late Imperial Era (May 2018).
Dr. Paulo Jorge de Sousa Pinto (Universidade Nova de Lisboa): “‘We Came for Christians and Spices’: The Portuguese Colonial Empire in a Global Context” (June 2017).
Prof. Jonathan K. Nelson (Syracuse University in Florence): “Risky Business: Public Portraits in Renaissance Italy” (Annual Morris E. Curiel Lecture, May 2017).
Dr. Angus Stewart (University of St. Andrews): “The Armenians and Ghazan’s Invasion of Syria: Conflicting Traditions” (April 2017).
Prof. João Paulo Oliveira e Costa (Universidade Nova de Lisboa): “Portugal and the First Age of Globalization” (May 2016).
Prof. James Nott (University of St. Andrews): “Race and the Dance Hall: Popular Dancing, Cultural Racism, Racial Conflict and Racial Integration in Britain c.1918-60” (January 2016).
Prof. Alexander Nagel (New York University): “Shifting Atmosphere in Italian Art ca. 1500” (Annual Morris E. Curiel Lecture, June 2015).
Prof. Daniel Stein Kokin (University of Greifswald): “‘Left and Right’: Directionality and Christian-Jewish Difference (12th-17th Centuries)” )January 2015(.
Seminars and Workshops:
In 2016-2017, the Curiel Institute contributed to the academic activities held as part of TAU’s School of Historical Studies’ International Workshop and to those held as part of TAU’s Medieval Studies Seminar.
Prof. Diane Ghirardo (University of Southern California): “Documents and Images in Researching Renaissance Women” (Graduate Students’ Workshop, TAU, June 2016).
Dr. Alessio Assonitis (Director of the Medici Archive Project, Florence): “Making the Most of a Research Trip to Early Modern Archives” (Graduate Students’ Seminar held at the Israeli Historical Society’s Young Scholars’ Workshop in Early Modern History, February 2015).
Prof. Daniel Stein Kokin (University of Greifswald): “Jewish Conversion to Christianity in Early Modern Europe” (Graduate Students’ Seminar, TAU, January 2015).
International Conferences and Symposia:
Purity, Pollution, Purification and Defilement in the Premodern Mediterranean, the Summer 2022 Mediterranean Seminar Workshop (International conference, co-sponsored and co-organized, June 2022).
Rivalries, Social Networks, and Cultural Production in Early Modern Italy (International conference, May 2016).
Portugal and Its Culture in the Age of Colonial Expansion (International conference, co-sponsored and co-organized with Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, November 2015).
Behavioral Practice, Social Boundaries and the Marking of Identity in the Early Modern Era (the first Joint Tel Aviv University—University of Maryland International Workshop, June 2015; The second Joint workshop was held at the University of Maryland in september 2015).
Exile and Identity in Reformation Europe (International symposium, May 2015).