POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews invites you to the online conference "What's New, What's Next? Innovative Methods, New Sources and Paradigm Shifts in Jewish Studies."
The conference will explore the state of Jewish studies today and future directions for the field.
- October 3–7, 2021: online
- Free admission
- Registration required
- Conference language: English
- Keynotes & roundtables: English, with Polish translation
During the five-day program, scholars from a broad range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences will consider new paradigms in Jewish studies and the potential of recent theoretical and methodological developments in such fields as history, literature, visual culture, performance studies, music, and urban studies, among others.
Prominent Jewish Studies scholars will deliver keynotes on the state of the field. One roundtable will address the role of philanthropy in the development of the field and the other recent developments in museum architecture in relation to Jewish and Holocaust museums.
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.
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.