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Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger


Judith Olszowy-Schlanger is the Director and President of the Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, the Professor of Hebrew Manuscript Studies, as well as a Fellow at Corpus Christi College.

Her research activities include diplomatic study of legal documents in Hebrew characters from different parts of the medieval Jewish world, from the Eastern documents discovered in the Cairo Geniza to the contracts in Hebrew from medieval England, Jewish book culture and its contacts with non-Jewish intellectual environments and Hebrew palaeography.

Research interests: Hebrew palaeography; material culture; medieval Hebrew world