The sixth Jewish cultural heritage conference in Slovakia was supposed to take place in the former Neolog synagogue in Trnava, now used as an art gallery. Instead, it will be an online webinar, with presentations and the announcement of the annual Eugen Bárkány prize for 2020.
Center “Sefer” in cooperation with the Center for Slavic-Jewish studies the Institute of Slavic studies organizes the Twenty-seventh international conference on Jewish studies to be held in Moscow, 31 January – 2 February 2021
The conference program is expected to include sections reflecting traditional areas of Judaism (biblical and Talmudic studies, Jewish thought, Jewish history of different periods, Judeo-Christian relations, the Holocaust, Israeli studies, languages and literature, art, Ethnology, demography, genealogy, museums and archives, etc.). Topics that allow for an interdisciplinary approach to research are welcome. Reports of graduate students and young researchers, as shown by the positive experience of the past few years, are included in the youth panels of the conference with the participation of specially invited debaters.
If you wish to propose a panel, please send its description in English and Russian to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate students and young researchers are invited to take part in the youth panels of the conference, moderated by the leading specialists in their fields of study.
Presentation of last year publications on Jewish studies will also take place.
Please complete the online application form not later than October 1, 2020
An online panel discussion:
Restoring Polish Jewish Cemeteries – Linking Preservation to Genealogy
An online panel discussion via Zoom, organized by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles.
Panelists are: Drs. Hatte Blejer, ed a project to clear and restore the Jewish cemetery in Przerosl, Poland; Dan Oren, the founder of The Friends of Jewish Heritage in Poland; and Steven Reece, Founder and CEO of The Matzevah Foundation.
The Zoom link will be posted about a week before the meeting. Go to the event web page for details.