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 … Continue reading
Walking tour of the main Jewish cemetery in Budapest, on Kozma utca. The cemetery includes about 300,000 burials — with monuments ranging from simple stones to grand mausolea, to many memorials to Holocaust victims.
The annual conference of NEMO, the Network of European Museums Organizations. Museum experts from all over Europe will present museum concepts and projects reaching into political and social spheres or opening up collections to participative, modern and exceptional approaches. Museums … Continue reading
Presentation by Eszter Gantner on the Panel “Heritage Care and Objects of Negotiation in Cold War Eastern Europe: A Conversation across Borders” at the 2017 Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies annual Convention. Between 1948 and 1989 recollections of … Continue reading
The Great Synagogue Beth-Yaacov of Geneva opens its doors to the public on the first Sunday of each month for a joint guided tour with Eric Ackermann, second officiating Minister of the Synagogue, and Jean Plançon, historian. The synagogue has … Continue reading
Registration is Required — Click here to register Click here to see program The challenges and opportunities posed by Jewish heritage tourism and travel in Europe are the focus of this three-day conference and raise many important issues both in … Continue reading
From the organizers: The concentration camp KL Płaszów was created in 1942. It was supposed to be a labor camp for Poles and Jews , but after the liquidation of the ghetto in Kraków the Jews became a majority … Continue reading