The British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS) is an organization in the United Kingdom that promotes scholarly study of Jewish culture.
This society was founded in 1975 as a non-profit, professional organization. It's focus is on supporting and cultivating higher education in the British Isles relating to Jewish culture and history. They also organize conferences and support research and publication.
The BAJS conducts a survey each year on what courses in Jewish Studies are being offered at British universities. The most recent report may be viewed through a link on the BAJS website.The BAJS also holds two essay competitions annually. One is for undergraduates and the other for post-grads. The winners are awarded ￡200 each.
Membership is open to:
1.Scholars concerned with the field of Jewish Studies.2.Graduate students in the field of Jewish Studies.3.People outside of the United Kingdom with a “serious academic interest” in the field of Jewish Studies.4.People within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland with a “serious academic interest in the field of Jewish Studies, but who are not professionals in the subject.
The first group, also known as “ordinary members,” are given voting rights at the... Read More