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
In the fourth of our Postcards from Poland blog posts, we wanted to highlight some of the incredible museums and galleries that can be found in Kraków. Kraków is a historical city that is full of culture, winding medieval streets, and beautiful architecture. It is no wonder, then, that visitors can explore more museums here … Continue reading Museums in Kraków
After an overwhelming expression of interest from an international community of researchers, urban planners, policy makers, museum and heritage practitioners (to name a few) we are very much looking forward to developing a Conference programme that will explore the breadth of issues and opportunities that surround the conservation, interpretation and development of Jewish Heritage in towns … Continue reading Discover what’s on at the Conference so far…
If you are planning on extending your visit to Poland in the days before or after the Conference, you may want to explore some of the Jewish heritage in the surrounding area. We are very pleased to be working with colleagues at The Galicia Jewish Museum, who have developed a special programme of unique pre … Continue reading Explore the stories and traces of Jewish heritage in Poland