Posts By: Eva Koppen

CEP Hamburg postponed

Due to the different restrictions COVID-19 (Corona virus) provokes in Europe and abroad the organisers  of the Curatorial Education Programme find themselves forced to postpone the upcoming seminar Hamburg, which was initially planned for 20-24 April. AEJM regrets this very much, as well as all inconveniences this may cause to participants. The organisers are in the process of finding a new date. Participants will receive regular updates. For any inquiries, please contact Programme Coordinator Michaela Feurstein-Prasser at feurstein@xhibit.at. Photo: Workshop… | Read more »

The newly opened Jewish Museum in Stockholm has been nominated for the Swedish Museum of the Year award. The purpose of the Museum of the Year award is to highlight excellent museum work with a focus on innovative thinking and community-based activities. In 2020, the Museum of the Year will be awarded for the 24th time to a museum in Sweden that works innovatively with collections, pedagogy, exhibitions, contemporary documentation, international work or communication. The winner will be announced on 27… | Read more »

Zygmunt Stępiński new Director POLIN

The Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage Professor Piotr Gliński appointed Zygmunt Stępiński for the post of Director of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Since February 2019, Stępiński was Acting Director of POLIN. His three-year term will commence on 1 March 2020 and will draw to an end on 28 February 2023. For more information on the Stępiński’s appointment, please read the full article on POLIN’s website.   Photo: M. Starowieyska/POLIN Museum

The Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports has announced the appointments of Carmen Álvarez Nogales as the new director of the Sephardic Museum in Toledo. Alvarez has been involved in the museum as curator and manager for many years and is a familiar face within the AEJM community, in particular after co-coordinating the AEJM Annual Conference 2017 in Toledo. She will take over the director’s position that was left vacant after her predecessor Santiago Palomera Plaza passed away last August…. | Read more »

MEIS is looking for a new Director

The Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah (MEIS) in Ferrara published a call for applications for the position of Director of the museum. MEIS aims at bearing witness to the events that have characterized the two millennia of Jewish presence in Italy, raising awareness of the history, philosophy and culture of Italian Judaism from its origins, with particular emphasis on evidence of racial persecutions and the Holocaust, and on promoting the values of peace and brotherhood among peoples and… | Read more »