University of Chicago
David Nirenberg (University of Chicago)
Cosponsored by the Chicago Center for Jewish Studies
David Nirenberg is Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor in the John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought, the Department of History, and in the College. His research and writing focuses on social relations between Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Spain and the Mediterranean during the Medieval period. His published works include Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages and the forthcoming The Figure of the Jew: from Ancient Egypt to the Present.