• 2010
    Dr Joachim Schlör (Southampton): ‘Modern Photography in Tel-Aviv’
  • 2009
    Prof Robert Hayward (Durham): ‘Food, the Animals, and Human Dignity: Jewish Perceptions in a Targumic Context’
  • 2008
    Prof Bernard Jackson (Manchester): ‘Marriage and Divorce: From Social Institution to Halakhic Norms’
    An article based on this lecture is forthcoming in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Texts and Context, ed. C.  Hempel (Leiden: Brill, 2009).
  • 2007
    Dr Ada Rapoport Albert (UCL): ‘From Charismatic Prophetess to Madwoman: The Displacement of Female Spirituality in the Post-Sabbatean Era’
  • 2006
    Prof Stefan Reif (Cambridge): ‘The Function of History in Early Rabbinic Liturgy’
    Published  in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature, Yearbook  2005: How Israel’s Later Authors Viewed Its Earlier History, ed. N. Calduch-Benages and J. Liesen (Berlin and New York, 2006), 321–39.
  • 2005
    Prof Tony Kushner (Southampton): ‘Putting the Holocaust in Context’