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Jul
15
Sun
European Association for Jewish Studies conference @ Jagiellonian University, Krakow
Jul 15 – Jul 19 all-day

The XIth conference of the European Association for Jewish Studies will take place in Krakow. The theme of this year’s conference is Searching for Roots of Jewish Traditions.

The Congress is organized by the Institute of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in cooperation with the Alef Foundation and with the support of the the EAJS and other institutions and foundations.

Click here to see program

 

Jul
24
Tue
International Volunteer camp @ Drohobych and Borislav (western Ukraine)
Jul 24 @ 09:00 – Jul 29 @ 18:00

The second annual volunteer camp sponsored by the Lviv Volunteer Center.

Participants will carrying out clean up work at venues such as the former synagogue in Stryi and also take part in cultural and educational initiatives.

Synagogue ruin in Stryi, Ukraine

 

Aug
6
Mon
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 6 all-day

The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies

 

 

Aug
8
Wed
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 8 all-day

The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies

 

 

Aug
9
Thu
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 9 all-day

The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies

 

 

Aug
10
Fri
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 10 all-day

The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies

 

 

Aug
11
Sat
IAJGS Conference @ POLIN museum
Aug 11 all-day

The annual meeting of the International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies

 

 

Aug
28
Tue
Guided tour, Jewish heritage of Bruyères @ Tourist Office
Aug 28 @ 15:00 – 17:00

 

A rare chance to tour Jewish heritage sites in Bruyere — the synagogue, now the Henri Mathieu museum, and the Jewish cemetery. 

Sep
3
Mon
Remembering Across the Iron Curtain in the Cold War Era. @ University of York, England
Sep 3 – Sep 4 all-day

Remembering Across the Iron Curtain in the Cold War Era. The Emergence of Holocaust Memory

A Joint Conference of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York and the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences.

The Cold War influenced how people, societies and states dealt with and understood the Holocaust and its aftereffects. Yet historiography tends to neglect the role the block confrontation played in shaping scholarship, trials, and memory in Western Europe, the US and Israel. At the same time ideological and political manipulations of collective memory are highlighted and at times overestimated in treatments of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. Rarely can we see discussions of Holocaust memory that look at both East and West. Foregrounding the essential role of the Cold War, this international workshop asks how it affected research, legal proceedings and collective and individual memories.

The conference will be held at the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past, University of York

 

Urban Jewish Heritage conference @ Krakow
Sep 3 all-day

Conference organized by the Foundation for Jewish Heritage and University of Birmingham, England.

 

 

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