“The Esoteric and the Emotive: New Readings in Ottoman Sabbatian Sources”

Apr 8, 2019, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Free and open to the public



Event Description

Hadar Feldman Samet completed her PhD at the Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with her dissertation titled “The Hymns of the Sabbatian Ma’aminim in Their Ottoman Cultural Context.”
Her latest publications include: “Cultural Trends of Urbanization in Salonica: Ottoman Poetic Genres of the Ritual Songs of the Ma’aminim,” in: Journal of Levantine Studies.“Ottoman Songs in Sabbatian Manuscripts: A Cross-Cultural Perspective on the Inner Sources of the Ma’aminim,” forthcoming in: Jewish Quarterly Review.  She is currently a fellow at Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at The University of Pennsylvania.

Light lunch will be served.