Within GEOP, POLIN Museum invites eminent international scholars of Jewish history and culture to deliver public lectures in our series Old and New Questions in Jewish History and Culture.
Scholars take part in the doctoral seminar and meet with colleagues in Poland. Their visits encourage contacts between Polish and international academic communities.
So far we have hosted:
- Professor Nancy Sinkoff (Rutgers University), The Jew and the Prince: Mendel Lefin and Prince Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski. The Case Study of the Relations between Aristocracy and Jews
- Professor Shaul Stampfer (Hebrew University), Are Jews Descendants of Khazars?
- Dr. Uri Huppert, Who is a Jew?
- Professor Moshe Rosman (Bar-Ilan University), Where Did Hasidism Come From?
- Prof. Tsvia Walden, (Ben-Gurion University), How Did Hebrew Become an Everyday Language?
- Prof. Natan Sznaider, (Academic College of Tel-Aviv Yaffo) Is There a Jewish Politics of Holocaust Remembrance?
- Prof. David Biale, (University of California) A People That Dwells Alone? Jewish History and the Culture of a Minority
- Prof. Michael Steinlauf (Gratz College in Philadelphia), What Does That Dybbuk Want? A Century of Remembering and Forgetting
- Prof. Zvi Eckstein, (Tel-Aviv University) "Quills over ploughs. Why were there so few Jewish farmers?"