The Jewish Community in Finland: From Past to Present – Lecture by Dr. Riikka Tuori, University Lecturer in Middle Eastern studies at the University of Helsinki.
Monday, 16 December 2019, 18.30
The lecture given by Dr. Riikka Tuori focuses on historical development of the Jewish Community in Finland. Dr Riikka Tuori is a University Lecturer in Middle Eastern studies at the University of Helsinki, where she teaches Hebrew and Jewish studies. She has also worked as a research associate at the Seminar für Judaistik, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Her current research interests include early modern Judaism and Hebrew literature, Jewish mysticism and poetry. She has also co-edited the first Finnish language Talmudic anthology (Gaudeamus 2018). In her lecture, Tuori will talk about the history of the Finnish Jewish community. She is part of the project Boundaries of Jewish Identities in Contemporary Finland – “Minhag Finland”: https://polininstitutet.fi/en/boundaries-of-jewish-identities-in-contemporary-finland-minhag-finland/
Lecture is in English. Free entrance.
Obligatory registration by December 10:
The program is organized byPaideia, the Jewish Community in Stockholm, Bajit and the University of Helsinki.