XIth Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies 2018 will take place in Krakow

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XIth Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies 2018 will take place in 2018, July 15-19, 2018, Krakow, Poland.

The keynote theme of the XIth Congress is: Searching for Roots of Jewish Traditions.

The Congress is organised by the Institute of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in cooperation with the Alef Foundation and with the kind support of  institutions and foundations.


      • Ancient Jewish History and Archeology
      • Hebrew Bible
      • Talmud, Midrash and Rabbinics
      • Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History
      • Medieval Jewish Philosophy
      • Hebrew Manuscripts
      • Modern Jewish History
      • Contemporary Jewish History
      • Jewish Mysticism
      • Hasidism
      • Jewish Thought and Philosophy
        Modern Hebrew Literature
        Yiddish Literature
        Jewish Culture and Arts
        Jewish History in Central-Eastern Europe
        Southeastern European Jewish History and Culture
        Polish-Jewish Heritage
        Holocaust Studies
        Libraries, Archives and New Technologies
        Modern Judaism
        Jewish Museology
        Karaite Studies
        Contemporary Jewish History and History of Israel

    Proposed panels:

    1. Jewish Medicine

  • 2. Ancient Palestinian Numismatics

    3. Jews and non-Jews in Local Government in the Habsburg Empire (XIX-XXc.)


    Congress programme may be extended by additional panels focused on topics of special interest. In order to organize such a track, interested coordinator should find at least five prospective participants and present the proposal to the Organizing Committee for formal approval. Selection of papers, coordination and supervising the panel during the Congress lies with the coordinator.

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