apl. Professor für Religionsgeschichte, Centrum für Religionswissenschaftliche Studien (CERES), Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Adam Knobler joined the faculty of CERES in 2013. He was Associate Professor of History at The College of New Jersey from 1998 to 2013. Prior to that he was Assistant Professor of History at TCNJ from 1992 to 1998 and Adjunct Instructor in History at Pennsylvania State University in 1991/1992. Professor Knobler teaches courses on the history of religions, especiallly Judaism and interfaith relations in the medieval mediterranean.
Adam Knobler specializes on the Crusades and Tamerlane expansionist empire with a special focus on the concept of a ‘Holy War’ and the different relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims in this context. During his time in Bochum he will collaborate with Alexandra Cuffel on a project investigating the impact that the image of the ten lost tribes had on the Christian, Jewish and Muslim development of an Anti-Messiah.
- Ph.D., History, Girton College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 1990
- B.A., Medieval Studies, Wesleyan College, Middletown, Connecticut, USA, 1985
Duration of Käte Hamburger Fellowship
October 2011 – December 2011
Project: Jewish Warriors in Distant Lands: Imagining the ten lost Tribes in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods.
The College of New Jersey
Do 13-14 Uhr
Projektkoordination von ERiC
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in von The Ten Lost Tribes. A Cross-Cultural Approach
Kooperationspartner von Jewish Warriors in Distant Lands
Ehem. KHK Gastwissenschaftler/in von KHK
Mitglied des Research Departments von CERES RD
Mitglied von Studienbeirat