3-7.10.2021 - online

International conference "What’s New, What’s Next?" - online registration

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"What’s New, What’s Next? Innovative Methods, New Sources, and Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies" an online conference, will explore new directions in the study of East and Central European Jews and the place of Jewish studies in the humanities today.

  • Online conference 3-7 October 2021
  • No conference fee
  • Conference language: English
  • Keynote presentations &  debates in English with Polish translation

This interdisciplinary conference will bring together scholars in a wide range of fields: anthropology, sociology, history, memory studies, museology, art history, and political science, among others.

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The conference is organized by:

POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews

in cooperation with:
The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture–Simon Dubnow Mémorial de la Shoah

University of Michigan

Yad Vashem

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum University College London

The conference is organized within the Global Education Outreach Program.
The conference is supported by Taube Philanthropies, the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland. 

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Co-financed from the "Excellent Science" program of the Minister of Education and Science

The conference was made possible thanks to the support of the European Association for Jewish Studies

Technology partner

Conference patrons: American Association for Polish-Jewish Studies, European Association for Jewish Studies, Institute of Jewish Studies of the Jagiellonian University, Mordechai Anielewicz Center for Research and Teaching of the History and Culture of Jews in Poland, Institute of  History, University of Warsaw, SEFER Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization, Polish Association of Judaic Studies, Polish Association of Yiddish Studies, Taube Department of Jewish Studies, University of Wrocław.