Association for Jewish Studies – annual conference

AJS Call for Papers Now Online!
Travel Grants Available for European Scholars

The Call for Papers for the 48th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies, the largest learned society and professional association representing Jewish Studies worldwide, is now available on the AJS website. The online proposal submission site will be open for submissions beginning March 15, 2016; the deadline for submissions is May 5, 2016 at 5:00 pm EST.  The conference will take place December 18 – 20, 2016 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, California.  You will find detailed information about the conference on the AJS website, including a page to share ideas about sessions seeking participants and papers seeking sessions, as well as suggested themes for each subject-area division.


AJS is pleased to offer travel grants, on a competitive basis, for European scholars presenting at the conference, including travel grants specifically designated for graduate students and early career scholars, and travel grants for Eastern European scholars. Please see the AJS website for further information.  In collaboration with EAJS, AJS is also pleased to offer special reduced membership rates to EAJS members.  Click here for further information.


Please do not hesitate to contact the AJS office ( or 917.606.8249) if you have any questions regarding the submission process. We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!