June 10-12, 2015
Conference “Pogroms: Collective Anti-Jewish Violence in the Polish Lands in the 19th and 20th Centuries”
The Institute of History of the University of Warsaw and POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews had the pleasure to organize an international academic conference Pogroms: Collective Anti-Jewish Violence in the Polish Lands in the 19th and 20th Centuries that took place in Warsaw from June 10 till June 12, 2015.
Discussion focused on the following issues:
- social and political problems connected with the pogroms,
- the reception of research on this topic,
- the influence of pogroms on social and political relations,
- methodology and sources in research on pogroms,
- representations of pogroms in literature and the arts,
- case studies of specific pogroms.
The languages of the conference were English and Polish.
The conference was held at the Institute of History of the University of Warsaw, 26/28 Krakowskie Przedmieście St. (1st and 2nd day) and at POLIN Museum, 6 Anielewicz St. (3rd day). Admission free.
Prof. Sławomir Buryła, Professor at the University of Warmia and Mazury
Dr. August Grabski, Jewish Historical Institute
Dr. Artur Markowski, University of Warsaw
Dr. Małgorzata Pakier, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Marzena Szugiero, University of Warsaw – conference secretary
Prof. François Guesnet, University College London
Prof. Szymon Rudnicki, University of Warsaw
Prof. Dariusz Stola, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Prof. Bożena Szaynok, University of Wrocław
Prof. Ruth Leiserowitz, Deutsches Historisches Institut in Warschau
The conference is financed with the support of: