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.
The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow) invites researchers in the field of history and culture of the Jews in Russia (Russia before Peter… | Read more »
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Starting on 21 February 2018, the Jewish Museum Munich will be presenting an exhibition by the Jewish Museum Berlin entitled „A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew. Eran Shakine“. The exhibition will show about 30 large-format canvases and three metal sculptures, as well as works on paper by the Israeli artist Eran Shakine. The Munich show will be complemented by new works: an animation, paper cuts and colorful canvases. In his series „A Muslim, a Christian and a Jew“ Eran Shakine humorously critiques the question of the commonalities and differences between three major world religions: Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. A Trio on a Quest for Happiness The exhibition’s title alludes to the opening line of a stereotype-driven joke. In sketch-like drawings in oil pastel, a Muslim, a Christian, and a Jew – visually indistinguishable – explore life. On a quest for their religions’ shared origins, they find themselves in situations both routine and absurd… | Read more »