Renate Smithuis, Ph.D.

SmithuisWissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl Bibel und Jüdische Bibelauslegung
​​
Anschrift:
Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg
Landfriedstraße 12
D-69117 Heidelberg

Tel.: (+49) (0) 6221 / 54-192-34
E-Mail: renate.smithuis@hfjs.eu
Web: hfjs.academia.edu/RenateSmithuis

Raum A2.10 (Altbau, 2. Stock)

 

 

 

 

Berufliche Tätigkeiten

  • Seit 12/2018: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Bibel und Jüdische Bibelauslegung bei Corpus Masoreticum: Die Inkulturation der Masora in die jüdische Gelehrsamkeit Westeuropas im 11. bis 13. Jahrhundert. Digitale Erschließung einer vergessenen Wissenskultur (Langzeitvorhaben)
  • 4/2015 – 9/2018: Principal Investigator for the “Catalogue of Codices, Scrolls and Other Texts in Hebrew Script  at the [John Rylands] University Library Manchester” project
  • 9/2009 – 9/2018: Lecturer in medieval Jewish Studies, The University of Manchester;
  • 10/2006 – 8/2009: Research Associate AHRC Rylands Cairo Genizah Project, The University of Manchester
  • 10/2003 – 9/2006: Assistant Librarian, Genizah Project, The John Rylands University Library of Manchester, The University of Manchester
 

 

Akademischer Werdegang

  • 2000 – 2004: PhD „Abraham ibn Ezra the Astrologer and the Transmission of Arabic Science to the Christian West“ bei Professor Philip S. Alexander, The University of Manchester
  • 1991 – 1997: BA/MA „Old Style“ Semitic Languages and Cultures (Arabic), Universiteit van Amsterdam
  • 1990 – 1996: BA/MA „Old Style“ Semitic Languages and Cultures (Hebrew/Aramaic), Universiteit van Amsterdam

 

Publikationen

In Vorbereitung

  • R. Smithuis, L. McGuinness, D. Juste, Abulafia’s Secrets of the Torah: Flavius Mithridates’ Latin Translation, the Hebrew Text, and an English Version (Turin: Nino Aragno Editore).

Herausgeberschaften

  1. G. J. Brooke and R. Smithuis (eds.), Jewish Education from Antiquity to the Middle Ages: Studies in Honour of Philip Alexander, Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity series 100 (Leiden: Brill, 2017).
  2. R. Smithuis and P.S. Alexander (eds.), From Cairo to Manchester: Studies in the Rylands Genizah Fragments, Journal for Semitic Studies Supplement 31 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Wissenschaftliche Beiträge

  1. R. Smithuis, “Preaching to his Daughter: Jacob Anatoli’s Goad for Students (Malmad ha-talmidim),” in Brooke and Smithuis (2017), 341–97. 
  2. R. Smithuis, “Short Introduction to the Rylands Genizah Collection,” in Smithuis and Alexander (2013), 1–32.
  3. P.S. Alexander and R. Smithuis, “Notes on Artefactual Aspects of the Rylands Genizah,” in Smithuis and Alexander (2013), 33–59.
  4. R. Smithuis and P.S. Alexander, “Targum Manuscripts in the Rylands Genizah,” in Smithuis and Alexander (2013), 61–99. 
  5. E. Lev and R. Smithuis, “A Preliminary Catalogue of the Medical and Para-Medical Manuscripts in the Rylands Genizah Collection, Together with the Partial Edition of Two Medical Fragments (B 3229 and A 589),” in Smithuis and Alexander (2013), 157–96.
  6. G. Bohak and R. Smithuis, “Four Amulets and an Exorcism from the Rylands Genizah Collection,” in Smithuis and Alexander (2013), 213–32.
  7. S. Sela and R. Smithuis, “Two Hebrew Fragments from Hitherto Unknown Redactions of Sefer ha-Mivharim and Sefer ha-Še’elot,” Aleph 9.2 (2009): 225–40. 
  8. R. Smithuis, “Abraham Ibn Ezra’s Astrological Works in Hebrew and Latin: New Discoveries and Exhaustive Listing,” Aleph 6 (2006): 239–338.
  9. R. Smithuis, “Science in Normandy and England under the Angevins: The Creation of Abraham Ibn Ezra’s Latin Works on Astronomy and Astrology,” in G. Busi (ed.), Hebrew to Latin – Latin to Hebrew: The Mirroring of two Cultures in the Age of Humanism, Berlin/Torino: Nino Aragno Editore, 2006, 23–57.

Online-Publikationen

Bearbeitete Zeitschriften

  1. K. Stuerzenhofecker and R. Smithuis (eds.), Judaism and Gender Studies – Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies 13 (forthcoming 2019).
  2. Editorial committee incl. R. Smithuis, Journal of Semitic Studies seit 57:1 (2012)
  3. D.R. Langton and R. Smithuis (eds.), Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies 7-10 (2010–2013).
  4. B. Jackson, D.R. Langton, E. Nissan and R. Smithuis (eds.), Melilah: Manchester Journal of Jewish Studies 6 (2009). 

 

Forschungsinteressen

  • Mittelalterliche und frühmoderne jüdische Bibelauslegung, Philosophie, Kabbalah und Wissenschaften
  • Geistesgeschichte des Mittelalters und der Renaissance
  • Vermittlung des Lernens (Hebräisch, Arabisch, Latein) 
  • Jüdische Manuskripte
  • Cairo Genizah

Letzte Änderung: 24.06.2020