International Conference: Collecting and Provenance The Israel Museum, Jerusalem November 13th-16th, 2016 The Conference is co-organized by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Collecting & Display International Research Forum. For more information – see conference website. Tickets for the full or partial program, and for Edmund de Waal’s keynote speech may be purchased here. Contact the Organizational Team at: conference.imj@gmail.com Please feel free to distribute and share with friends, colleagues and all those interested in the… | Read more »

The British Library’s collection of Hebrew manuscripts includes items manifesting Jewish cultural, religious and social lives between the 10th century CE and the beginning of the 20th century CE, covering a vast geographical space from North Africa and Europe in the west, through the Middle East to China in the east. In order to make the collection of Hebrew manuscripts available digitally, the Library had received a major grant from The Polonsky Foundation. The Library had thus embarked on a major digitisation project aiming… | Read more »

International Conference 13-15 March, 2017 POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews Warsaw, Poland The organizers of the conference are currently welcoming proposals for the international conference Museums and Their Publics at Sites of Conflicted History. Museums of history face a particular challenge in societies that have experienced conflict and violence in recent memory and radical geopolitical and ideological change, not to mention socio-economic and technological challenges. Multiple and rival historical perspectives characterize the dynamics of public memory in… | Read more »

Workshop funded by the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ) in preparation of the next volume of the series “Education with Testimonies.” January 9, 2017, 12:00 – January 11, 2017, 1:00 pm Vienna, Kardinal König Haus More information can be found here. This workshop aims to connect international practitioners who work with videotaped testimonies of victims of National Socialism. The workshop intends to provide an overview of existing programs and an exchange of expertise on the work with videotaped testimonies… | Read more »

The Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe welcomes applications to its Autumn 2016 grant round for projects working with Jewish archives and libraries, and Jewish museums.   The Foundation operates a two stage application process. The first stage application form asks for basic organisational data, a description of your project and a preliminary budget. Based on our assessment of the first stage application, you may be invited to submit a more detailed second stage application form, or you will be advised that… | Read more »