Alfred
Ivry

New York University
Ruth Meltzer Distinguished Fellowship

Research Topic

Shi’ism and Judaism in the Middle Ages

Maimonides' Philosophy and Cultural Transmission: The Isma'ili Connection

Fellowship

2006–2007

Encouraging a broad view of Islamic societies and fostering new approaches to their religious, ethnic, and linguistic diversity.

1995–1996

Looking at the relationship of oral and written modes of cultural transmission, the relative values of these modes in different Jewish cultural moments and locales, and the relationship of transmission to authority.