New International Research Project at CERES

With the beginning new year, a new international research project was launched at the Centre for Religious Studies (CERES). Entitled "The Ten Lost Tribes: A Cross-Cultural Approach" this joint project is conducted by Prof. Dr. Alexandra Cuffel (CERES, Ruhr University Bochum) in cooperation with Dr. Micha Joshua Perry, Dr. Shalev Zur, and Prof. Dina Stein of the University of Haifa (Israel) and Prof. Dr. Daniel Stein Kokin of the University Greifswald Germany. The project is funded by the German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development and will run until the end of the year 2017. This project will strengthen the historical focus on Jewish religion and Jewish studies at CERES.