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European Jews Facing the Imminence of the Holocaust | Call for Papers

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POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Polish Center for Holocaust Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


History Jewish studies


Holocaust studies


This International Conference will focus on the experience of Jews facing the imminent threat of the Holocaust. How did Jews adapt to extreme conditions? What was their day-to-day life like under these conditions? What were their experiences and emotions and awareness of their further fate?

  • Conference date: 23-25 April, 2023 (Sunday-Tuesday), POLIN Museum, Warsaw
  • Applications in English until 27 November, 2022

Marking the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the conference accompanies  “Around Us a Sea of Fire: The Experience of Civilians During the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising,” a temporary exhibition at POLIN Museum.We invite applications from scholars at all stages of their careers, from advanced doctoral candidates to professors. The conference will be conducted in English and Polish with simultaneous translation.The organizers will reimburse invited speakers’ travel costs to and from the conference (economy class tickets) and will provide lodgings during the event.

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