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UW NELC Associate Prof. Hamza Zafer accepts prestigious Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Fellowship.

Submitted by Rick Aguilar on October 6, 2021 - 11:37am
Hamza Zafer

Associate Prof. Hamza Zafer (UW Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization) is a Fellow at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania during Autumn Quarter 2021 and Winter Quarter 2022. The theme of study for the Center this year is "Jews and the Law: Rethinking Premodern Jewish Legal Cultures." Prof. Zafer's research topic is “Conscription, Captives, and Spoils among Arabian Jews: The Quran and Early Muslim Sources as Evidence for Late Antique Jewish Legal Culture.” Congratulations, Hamza, on this prestigious award!

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