Upcoming Events

Tue 17 May 8:15pm

Mia Spiro – Two Part Lecture Series

Dr Mia Spiro is Senior Lecturer in Modern Jewish Culture and Holocaust Studies and Head of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Glasgow.

Lecture 1: Monster or Superhero?  – The Golem Myth in Modern Culture 

Date: 17 May 2022, 8:15pm 

This talk will explore how the Golem developed into a cultural icon in Europe, revealing the anxieties, hopes, and fantasies of a people in crisis.

Lecture 2:  ‘No Englishman did it’ – Aliens, Jews, and the 1888 Jack the Ripper Murders 

Date:  24th May 2022, 8:15pm

This talk looks at literature surrounding popular suspicions that Jack the Ripper was a Jewish migrant and reactions by the Jewish community.