Programme

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Programme Outline

All venues Villa Decius, unless stated otherwise

Monday 3rd September 2018

09:00-09:45     Registration Desk open at Jewish Community Centre (

10:00-12:00     Conference Opening at the Tempel Synagogue (Miodowa 24, 30-001)

Keynote Speaker: Daniel J Walkowitz, Remembered and Forgotten Jewish World: Jewish Heritage in Europe and the United States

12:30-13:00     Coach to Villa Decius (28 Lipca 1943 Roku 17a, 30-233)

13:00-14:30     Lunch

14:30-16:00     Afternoon Sessions 1

16:00-16:30     Tea Break

16:30-17:30     Afternoon Sessions 2

Evening

19:00-20:30     Welcome Drinks Reception hosted by the City of Kraków at the Wielopolski Palace

Tuesday 4th September 2018

09:00-09:30     Registration Desk open

09:30-11:00     Morning Sessions 1

11:00-11:30     Tea Break

11:30-12:30     Morning Sessions 2

12:30-13:30     Lunch

13:30-15:30     Afternoon Sessions 1

15:30-16:00     Tea Break

16:00-17:30     Afternoon Sessions 2

Evening

18:00-19:00     Rutgers Book Launch Reception: Remembered and Forgotten Jewish World: Jewish Heritage in Europe and the United States by Daniel J Walkowitz

Wednesday 5th September 2018

09:00-09:30     Registration Desk open

09:30-11:00     Morning Sessions 1

11:00-11:30     Tea Break

11:30-12:30     Morning Sessions 2

12:30-13:30     Lunch

13:30-17:00     Study Visits to Kazimierz (Historical Jewish District), ending at the Galicia Jewish Museum

Thursday 6th September 2018

09:00-09:30     Registration Desk open

09:30-11:00     Morning Sessions

11:00-11:30     Tea Break

11:30-12:30     Jewish Heritage and the European Ideal

Special session with EU Commissioners Tibor Navracsics and Elżbieta Bieńkowska

12:30-13:30     Lunch

13:30-15:00     Afternoon Sessions 1

15:00-15:30     Tea

15:30-17:00     Afternoon Sessions 2

17:10-17:30     Torch of Heritage and Culture Ceremony

Friday 7th September 2018

09:00-09:30     Registration Desk open

09:30-11:00     Morning Sessions 1

11:00-11:30     Tea Break

11:30-12:30     Morning Sessions 2

12:30-13:00     Conference Closing Session

13:00-14:00     Lunch

 Conference ends

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Abstracts

We received abstracts from over 30 different countries, and we’re delighted that we’ll be covering a broad range of topics during the Conference.

Click here to browse the list of accepted abstracts

 

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Optional Extras

Are you spending additional time in Kraków either before or after the Conference? The Galicia Jewish Museum are pleased to present a choice of fascinating pre and post Conference Tours that will tell the story, and explore the traces, of Jewish heritage outside of Kraków.

Click here to see details of pre/post Conference Tours 


Key dates

17 November 2017 – Call for papers issued and submissions open.

9 April 2018 – Deadline for abstract submissions.

Week of 16 April 2018 – Acceptance emails and invitation letters sent out. Conference registration opens.

11 May 2018 – Final Call for Papers Deadline (delegates notified within 2-3 weeks)

Late May 2018 – Draft programme released.

11 June 2018 – Earlybird registration deadline. Don’t miss the opportunity to secure a discount on the conference registration.

27 July 2018 – Final registration deadline (to ensure the inclusion of your paper in the conference programme, and abstract in the printed handbook).

Mid August 2018 – Final conference programme released.

3 – 7 September 2018 – Urban Jewish Heritage: Presence and Absence conference.

31 January 2019 –  Deadline to submit full conference papers for inclusion on the ISBN listed CD of conference proceedings.