The Conference has been concluded mit brokhe un hatslokhe. As soon as the video is available again, we will provide you with a hyperlink. All the information about the planned publication will be delivered to the Participants baderekh blitspost.
UPDATE August 26th: As we have already informed via e-mail, all the meals served to the Participants throughout the conference will be either regular or vegetarian. We are unable to provide kosher meals, but in Warsaw there are several restaurants with (at least some) kosher opportunities and a grocery store near the synagogue.
UPDATE August 21st: The conference program is now available in PDF. Please note, that all the listed sessions are planned as open for the public (and we humbly invite everyone interested!). The Participants will be sent a more detailed version of the program, that include dedicated events (a tour on Sunday evening, a visit in Lublin, etc.).
We have also updated the program of PERECJADA cultural events, that you can find – with a brief description of the project – here (or in the menu).
The Polish Association for Yiddish Studies is hosting a roundtable on teaching and researching Yiddish language and culture across Europe, organized by the EAJS. The roundtable will start 11AM on Sunday, 6 September 2015, and finish around 2 PM. After a short presentation by invited speakers the floor will be opened to general discussion among the participating scholars and guests. We would be very happy and honored if you could join us for this event. More detailed information will be sent/published soon.
Polish translation of Peretz’s stories published in a new book! On August 27th we would like to invite Polish-speakers to the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, for the release of Dusza. Legendy, bajki, opowiadania, the collection of Peretz’s stories. Dr. Monika Szabłowska-Zaremba and Dr. Agnieszka Żółkiewska will talk about Peretz, the pre-war Polish translations of his works, as well as their reception. More information (in Polish): here.
As we mentioned in an e-mail, we will cover every Particiant’s accommodation in Warsaw and Zamosc, as well as a bus trip between those two cities (in both directions). We have reserved rooms in following places:
6-8th September in Warsaw at Hotel Ibis Stare Miasto, ul. Muranowska 2
The Warsaw part of the conference will take place in the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Mordechaja Anielewicza st. 6.
8-10th September in Zamosc at Hotel Mercure ul. Kollataja
The Zamosc part will take place in the restored synagogue which now houses the Synagogue Center of the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, Pereca st. 14.
The accommodation includes full board beginning with breakfast on September 7th and ending with lunch on the way back to Warsaw September 10th.
The Organizers also cover a visit at the POLIN Museum and other planned events.
If you have not answer our e-mail regarding meal plan, please do so as soon as possible. There are two options: meat or vegetarian menus. For your convenience, during the stay in Warsaw we will provide you with additional information about kosher shops and restaurants. Please be aware, that this will not be possible in Zamosc.