Anna Sapir Abulafia

Professor Anna Sapir Abulafia came to Oxford in 2015 to take up the Chair of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions in the Faculty of Theology and Religion. She is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. Before that she was Fellow, College Lecturer and Director of Studies in History at Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge. The main focus of her research is medieval Christian-Jewish relations within the broad context of 12th and 13th-century theological and ecclesiastical developments. At the moment she is engaged in a project examining the place of Jews and Muslims in Gratian’s Decretum and its glosses. Her publications include: Christians and Jews in the Twelfth-Century and Christian-Jewish Relations, 1000-1300: Jews in the service of medieval Christendom.
Virtual Event – Medieval England and the Jews
Trace the history of Jews in England from 1066 and throughout the medieval period. This is a live online event. Bookers will be sent a link in advance giving access.  The Jews first came to England in 1066 with William the Conqueror. The Norman kings and Henry II valued their financial contribution to the crown and ‘All Jews [were] under the King’s protection…’. But after...