Call for Applications EHRI Partner | International Conference on Jewish Life in the Baltic Region

Old Town Riga
Tuesday, 26 March, 2024

Jewish Life in the Baltic Region Before, During, and After the Holocaust | 2-5 September 2024 | Riga, Latvia

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia, and the Museum “Jews in Latvia” are pleased to invite applications for an international conference entitled, "Jewish Life in the Baltic Region Before, During, and After the Holocaust." The conference is scheduled for September 2-5, 2024, in Riga, Latvia.

The conference will focus on all aspects of Jewish life as it existed in the Baltic region before, during, and after the Holocaust on topics which include, but are not limited to, culture, art, politics, literature, religion, music, photography, history, law, philosophy, restitution, memory, family studies, and material culture. All aspects of Jewish life that existed in the region from the beginning of the 20th century up until the present will be considered, though emphasis will be given to those topics that address how the Holocaust impacted Jewish life.

Application deadline: 15 May 2024

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Image: Riga Old Town, Latvia. Photo by Tom Podmore on Unsplash