1656, Cromwell and the Readmission of Jews: Towards a tolerant and pluralist society?

Sidney conference on January 11th to consider Cromwell's legacy.

Sidney Sussex Professor of History Eugenio Biagini and Dr Ed Kessler from the Woolf Institute have organised a conference examining the legacy of Oliver Cromwell’s readmission of Jews to Britain and Ireland in 1656.

Speakers will include David Abulafia (Professor of Mediterranean History, Cambridge), John Coffey (Professor of Early Modern History, Leicester), Rabbi Joseph Dweck (Senior Rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation of London), David Feldman (Director of the Pears Institute and Professor of History, Birkbeck) and John Morrill (Professor of British and Irish History, Cambridge).

The conference will be held in Sidney Sussex on Monday 11th January 2016.  For more information please download the accompanying conference programme.  To register to attend, please follow the link to the registration form (please note this is an external website).

This is an archived news story first posted in January, 2016