Introduction of the institute of Jewish History and Culture
Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU) is located in the ancient capital of Xi'an, and a very important academic research center in the northwest region of China, and even the whole of China. The research and teaching of School of History and Civilization of SNNU are very famous in the subject of history in China and achieve remarkable academic achievements in domestic and foreign. Under the support of university and college, the Institute of Jewish History and Culture of SNNU was formally established in 2015. The Institute relies on the profound academic background and research foundation of School of History and Civilization, and attractsfaculty of this school and other schools in SNNU. The research direction of this institute covers ancient Jewish history, modern Jewish history, contemporary Israel, Judaism and the Middle East history and other fields. There are thesix full-time researchers including two professors, three associate professors and one lecturer.Since this institute rapidly developed and achieved great successafter it was established in 2015, it now becomes one of the unique teaching and research institutions in SNNU.