The Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies convenes once every two years for a conference that lasts for several days. The conferences take place in alternate years in Israel and abroad

       Past conferences

1984 – University of Chicago

1985 – Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1987 – Cambridge University

1989 – Tel-Aviv University

1991 – Princeton University

1993 – Bar-Ilan University

1995 – University of Strasbourg

1997 – Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1999 – Emory University

2001 – Ben-Gurion University

2003 – St. Petersburg

2005 – University of Haifa

2007 – University of Cordoba

2009 – Tel-Aviv University

2011 – Cambridge  University

2013 – our next conference

2016 - Vanderbilt University  Nashville, Tennessee, USA

2017 - Bar Ilan University

2019 - University of Antwerp, Belgium

              Conference proceedings

1st Conference (1984)

Norman Golb (ed.), Judaeo-Arabic studies: Proceedings of the Founding Conference of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1997 (= Studies in Muslim-Jewish Relations, 3 [1997])

2nd Conference (1985)

Joshua Blau, Haggai Ben-Shammai, and Menahem Ben-Sasson (eds.), Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies = Sefunot 5 (20) (1991) (Heb.)

3rd Conference (1987)

Joshua Blau and Stefan C. Reif (eds.), Genizah Research after Ninety Years, the Case of Judaeo-Arabic:  Papers Read at the Third Congress of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies, Cambridge – New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992 (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications, 47)

4th Conference (1989)

Joshua Blau, Haggai Ben-Shammai, Mordechai A. Friedman, and Joel L. Kraemer (eds.), Encounters in Medieval Judaeo-Arabic Culture = Te‘uda 14 (1998) (Heb.)

6th Conference (1993)

Joshua Blau and David Doron (eds.), Heritage and Innovation in Medieval Judaeo-Arabic Culture, Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press, 2000 (Heb.)

9th Conference (1999)

Benjamin Hary and Haggai Ben-Shammai (eds.), Esoteric and Exoteric Aspects in Judeo-Arabic Culture, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006 (Etudes sur le judaïsme médiéval, 33)

10th Conference (2001)

Daniel J. Lasker and Haggai Ben-Shammai (eds.), Alei Asor: Proceedings of the Tenth Conference of the Society for Judaeo-Arabic Studies, Beer Sheva: Ben-Gurion University Press, 2008 (Heb.)





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