Presentation of the book “The Remembered and Forgotten Jewish World: Heritage Tourism in Europe and the United States” (Rutgers University Press, 2018) will bring together Daniel Walkowitz, a historian and the author of the book, Marla Raucher Osborn and Jay Osborn, co-founders of the Rohatyn Jewish Heritage. Together they will discuss the meanings and implications of contemporary heritage tourism, bringing in perspectives of research, family history, and activism.
This two-day conference, co-sponsored by Catholic Theological Union and the University of Notre Dame, will focus on issues of scholarship and community which are at the heart of Jewish-Christian dialogue. It includes panels and presentations from 13 scholars at the forefront of Jewish-Christian studies, both here in the United States and internationally.
Presentations include a panel on: Synagogues, Churches, Shrines: Interacting Sacred Spaces in Antiquity
Conference main theme: Knowledge, Conservation & Reuse, Restyling & Innovation
Turin (Italy), 23-24 April, 2019 – Castello del Valentino, Salone d’Onore del Politecnico
Florence (Italy), 26-28 April, 2019 – Biblioteca delle Oblate