Jewish Heritage Europe

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Sep
10
Tue
8th European Association of Israel Studies (EAIS) @ Charles University, Prague
Sep 10 @ 09:00 – 17:30

The conference, entitled “Democracy in Challenging Times: Israel, Europe, and the World”, is co-organized by the European Association of Israel Studies, University of London and Centre for the Study of the Holocaust and Jewish Literature, Faculty of Arts, Charles University.

Please register on Israel.Studies.Prague@gmail.com by September 1. 
We cannot guarantee your admission without registration.
Sep
11
Wed
Walking Jewish Bradford @ Bradford (Info Desk, shopping center)
Sep 11 @ 11:00 – 13:00

Walking Jewish Bradford, led by Nigel Grizzard –  visit the historic Jewish Merchant Quarter of Little Germany, the Wool Exchange and the Bradford Synagogue.

 

Sep
18
Wed
Jewish Heritage in Slovenia @ Center for Jewish Art, Jerusalem
Sep 18 – Sep 19 all-day
Jewish Heritage in Slovenia @ Center for Jewish Art, Jerusalem | Jerusalem | 0

An international conference on Jewish heritage in Slovenia. JHE director Ruth Ellen Gruber, who carried out the first survey of Jewish heritage in Slovenia, and JHE Contributor Michele Migliori are among the scheduled speakers.

 

Sep
22
Sun
Catacombs of Venosa @ Venosa, Italy
Sep 22 @ 09:30 – 16:00
Catacombs of Venosa @ Venosa, Italy | Venosa | Basilicata | Italy

A conference on the project to conserve and promote for visitors the ancient Jewish catacombs in Venosa, Italy — and the neighboring Christian catacombs, both under Magdalena hill.

Walking Jewish York @ Museum Gates York
Sep 22 @ 11:00 – 13:00

A walking tour of Jewish York, led by Nigel Grizzard — who organizes Jewish heritage tours in Yorkshire.

 

Oct
25
Fri
Southern Jewish Historical Society conference @ Charlottesville, Virginia
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Southern Jewish Historical Society conference @ Charlottesville, Virginia | Charlottesville | Virginia | United States
“Jews, Race, and Public Memory”
44th Annual Conference of the Southern Jewish Historical Society
Charlottesville, Virginia
October 25-27, 2019
 
JHE Director Ruth Ellen Gruber is speaking on Oct. 26
 
 
Oct
27
Sun
Jewish Cluj walking tour @ Old Synagogue
Oct 27 @ 15:00 – 16:30
Jewish Cluj walking tour @ Old Synagogue | Cluj-Napoca | Județul Cluj | Romania

 

A walking tour of Jewish heritage in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Part of the Jewish culture week festival in Cluj.

 

Nov
6
Wed
Silesian Synagogues: A thousands years’ history that disappeared in one night @ Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Nov 6 – Nov 7 all-day
Silesian Synagogues: A thousands years' history that disappeared in one night @ Wroclaw University of Science and Technology | Wrocław | Województwo dolnośląskie | Poland

JHE Director Ruth Ellen Gruber gives the keynote talk on the importance of reclaiming history, at a two-day conference on synagogues in Silesia, held ahead of the anniversary of Kristallnacht.

 

 

Nov
14
Thu
Polish-Jewish Heritage of Poland. Challenges of Memory and Education @ Polin Museum
Nov 14 @ 12:00 – Nov 16 @ 14:15
Polish-Jewish Heritage of Poland. Challenges of Memory and Education @ Polin Museum | Warszawa | mazowieckie | Poland

 

An international conference for educators:

“Listening to lectures and taking part in workshops will offer the conference participants an opportunity to acquaint themselves well with various aspects of the culture of Jews residing in Poland. We will talk about Yiddish literature and art, Jewish school system and the stories of Jewish women. We will also learn how to decipher the traces of Jewish communities by visiting Jewish cemeteries. We will focus on the methods of teaching multiculturalism and diversity without stereotyping. We will debate on how to talk about Polish-Jewish history without mythologizing or sugar-coating the past.”

 

Click here to see program

 

Nov
17
Sun
AEJM conference @ MEIS museum Ferrara
Nov 17 – Nov 19 all-day
AEJM conference @ MEIS museum Ferrara

 

The annual meeting of the Association of European Jewish Museums, held at the National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah.

Click here to see the preliminary program

See conference details here

 

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