Jewish Elites and Community Leaders During the World War II

Deadline: 15 March 2015
Open to: everyone interested, presenters with background in history, sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, law, ethics and social psychology
Venue: 27-28 October 2015, Krakow, Poland

Description

The international conference „Jewish elites and Jewish community leaders during the Second World War (1939-1945)” is organized by the Institute of National Remembrance in cooperation with the Institute of Jewish Studies at the Jagiellonian University and the Galicia Jewish Museum in Kraków. The bell & ross br01-94 replica main goal of the conference is to discuss the functioning of Jewish elites and Jewish community officials during World War II. The conference will be taking place in Kraków, Poland on 27–28 October 2015.

It is an attempt to find answers to questions of the continuity of pre-war military elite patterns and changes resulting from the reality of war and occupation. The conference also seeks to define the term „Jewish elites”, as well as to review the research already carried out on this topic. One of the most important goals of the conference is to describe a comprehensive approach to the history and the role of elites and Jewish community leaders in the said period by presenting their achievements, attitudes, behavior, mentality, and the mechanisms which defined their acts.

Eligibility

All interested parties are encouraged to participate. Organizers are particularly interested in a broader comparative perspective applied to specific topics related to history, e.g. sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, law, ethics and social psychology.

Costs

For the presenters, their accommodation, board, and travel expenses will be covered by the conference organizers. Conference participation is free of charge.

Application

The deadline for submitting proposals is March 15, 2015.

Please attach to your proposal an abstract of your paper in Polish or English not longer than 500 words and a brief summary of your scholarly engagement. The conference program will be made available by April 30, 2015.

Submissions should be sent to: [email protected][email protected].

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