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Dr Hilary Pomeroy
The Jews of Spain: A ‘Golden Age’? An Historical and Cultural Overview, Part 1

Wednesday 17.04.2024


Although Jewish life in Muslim Spain (Al-Andalus) fluctuated between periods of security and instability, it is often depicted as a golden age of tolerant coexistence. In this talk, Hilary Pomeroy asks, to what extent did Sephardi Jews absorb and adapt Islamic culture?

Dr Hilary Pomeroy

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Dr Pomeroy holds a PhD from the department of Hispanic Studies, Queen Mary University of London and is teaching fellow emerita in the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University College London. She has been an invited speaker at universities and institutions throughout Europe and has published numerous articles on Sephardi culture.