We are delighted to announce that, in partnership with Rutgers University Press, we will be hosting a book launch reception for our Keynote Speaker, Professor Daniel J. Walkowitz, on the afternoon of Tuesday 4th September. Professor Walkowitz is Emeritus Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and Professor of History at New York University who, in … Continue reading Conference News: Book Launch Announcement
A friendly reminder to those that are attending the Conference that the early-bird discount expires on 11th June! To register for the conference, please click here. The Conference fee includes: Free transport to and from the Villa Decius (conference venue) for the duration of the conference An invitation to the conference opening and keynote session, hosted at … Continue reading Early-bird Discount Deadline Approaching
We are pleased to share the Draft Conference Programme for Urban Jewish Heritage: Presence and Absence. After receiving papers from over 30 different countries, and a range of disciplines and sectors, we are excited to have the opportunity to put together a varied and interesting programme that will explore the pasts, presents and futures for towns and … Continue reading Draft Conference Programme Released
We were delighted with the response to the call for papers, and are pleased to say that presenters from over 30 different countries will be joining us in September for the Conference. What better way to celebrate the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage than to engage in interdisciplinary and international discussions on this important … Continue reading New abstracts added!
The Foundation for Jewish Heritage recently commissioned research, undertaken by the Center for Jewish Art of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, to create an inventory of the historic synagogues across the whole of Europe, categorising each synagogue building according to its (i) significance and (ii) condition. The research identified over 3,300 sites, of which under … Continue reading Parliamentary Launch for Mapping Europe’s Historic Synagogues Project