NCJSS Welcomes Cordelia Hess
The North Carolina Jewish Studies Seminar welcomes Cordelia Hess, professor of Nordic History and speaker of the Interdisciplinary Center for Baltic Sea Region Research (Ifzo). PhD Hamburg University 2008, postdoc Stockholm 2009-2012, fellow at the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities 2012-2016, associate professor University of Gothenburg 2016-2017. Research interests: cultural and religious history of the Nordic Countries with a focus on the Late Middle Ages, antisemitism in a long term historical perspective, saints and sainthood. Her latest publications are The Medieval Archive of Antisemitism in Nineteenth-Century Sweden (2021), The Absent Jews. Kurt Forstreuter and the Historiography of Medieval Prussia (2017), and edited together with Jonathan Adams, Antisemitism in the North (2020) and The Medieval Roots of Antisemitism (2018).