The AEJM Conference 2018 The Politicisation of Museums. European Jewish Museums: Consequences and Responses will take place in Budapest from Sunday 18 until Tuesday 20 November. Join us at the Hungarian Jewish Museum & Archives for 3 days of talks, discussion and exchange! The programme of the 24th edition of our Conference will explore the politicization of Jewish museums in Europe. How are our museums affected by the current political climate(s) in Europe and how does it influence our work as museum professionals? In addition to the plenary sessions, the programme will include professional focus groups on leadership, curatorial practice and museum education. Press this link for the Preliminary Programme and to register.
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Prince William of Orange (1533-1584) proved himself a great champion of freedom of conscience. During this period, when Europe was primarily dominated by strong, absolutist rulers and the persecution of religious minorities was rife, the Dutch Republic occupied a unique position: freedom of conscience was guaranteed and went hand in hand with a sense of safety. The principle of freedom of conscience provided the basis on which Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews were admitted to the Dutch Republic at the beginning of the seventeenth century. They built up good relations with the country’s different public authorities: the States-General, the Provincial Executive, local burgomasters (mayors), and stadholders. They would establish an especially close relationship with the stadholders and their descendants – the sovereign rulers of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This exhibition looks at that relationship, a bond that changed from one period to the next, but that seemed to be fundamentally unassailable, assuring the Jewish… | Read more »