Colloquium Vilnense Spring 2014: Towards a Cultural History of Jewish Everyday Life

Colloquium Vilnense Spring 2014: Towards a Cultural History of Jewish Everyday Life

This Spring, Colloquium Vilnense invites you to an interdisciplinary discussion of recent research on Jewish cultural histories in Central and Eastern Europe.

Today, New York City and Jerusalem are among the centers of research on the Jewish past and present in Lithuania, and their impact beyond present-day borders. In Vilnius, a new generation of scholars has only recently begun to explore Jewish everyday life.

The aim of Colloquium Vilnense is to bring together very different perspectives of scholars from outside and inside Lithuania and create a space for discussions of new research questions, methodological approaches, and future strategies for a cultural history of Jewish everyday life in Lithuania.

Colloquium highlights will include the exhibition “Lithuanian Tallit” featuring paintings by the Kaunas-based artist Ewa Pohlke and a concert by Karen Bentley-Pollick (violin & viola) and Jascha Nemtsov (piano).

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The Colloquium Vilnense Spring series is organized jointly by the European Humanities University’s Faculty of History and Center for German Studies and Vilnius University's Faculty of History and the Center for the Study of the Culture and History of Eastern European Jews. It is supported by the Research Council of Lithuania and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Author of the visual: Ewa Pohlke

Co-financed by:European Commission