Lots of Jewish cultural events and festivals have been cancelled, but Yiddish Summer Weimar is going ahead with a shortened festival — whose workshops etc will take place outdoors and conform to Coronavirus hygiene measures.
Details are still being worked out — check the web site https://yiddishsummer.eu/
The official kick off date of the annual European Days of Jewish Culture.
However, in several countries events and activities are being planned before and after this date.
This year’s theme is Jewish Journeys.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a mix of on-site and on-line events.
You can find the programs for each country in a drop down menu on the web site.
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