The executive committee of the European Association for Jewish Studies is glad to announce that the next congress of EAJS will take place in Moscow on July, 23-27, 2006. It will be the first EAJS Congress held in Eastern Europe. We hope to bring together scholars from both Eastern and Western Europe. The theme of the Congress is ‘Past and present perspectives in Jewish Studies’. The local organizers are the International Center for Russian & East European Jewish Studies, and “Sefer” Center for University Teaching of Jewish Civilization.
Members of the European Association for Jewish Studies and all other scholars in the various fields of Jewish Studies are invited to participate in the VIIIth EAJS Congress. Scholars are welcome to attend the Congress whether or not they intend to present a paper.
Proposals for Lectures (20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion) should contain a title and a 300-word abstract.
Please send applications to: EAJS2006@jewishstudies.ru till
DEADLINE: December 1, 2005
Please select from the list of Sections
(http://crjs.ru/en/news/events.php?eventid=51&page=0) the subject area in which you choose to have your proposal considered. You may submit your proposal to only one Section. However, please be aware that the Congress Committee and Section Chairs will work together in placing proposals in other appropriate Sections if a worthy proposal cannot be placed in the Section to which it was submitted. Also attach your CV, return mailing address, e-mail address, fax, and telephone number. All abstracts will be forwarded to the appropriate Section chairman, who will make the final selection of lectures to be presented.
The language of the Congress is English. Russian will be used at plenary sections (where simultaneous translation will be provided) and at the meetings of the section devoted to Modern Jewish History in Eastern Europe.
Information on the venue, transportation, kosher catering, etc. will be contained in the Second Call for Papers which we are planning to issue in November, 2005.
for EAJS members:
Before April 1, 2006 - $75
After April 1, 2006 - $100
Before April 1, 2006 - $180
After April 1, 2006 - $220
Participants at the 2006 Congress as EAJS members (i.e. paying the lower conference fee for members) must pay up all overdue membership fees since 2002.
Conference fees would be paid to the Secretariat at Yarnton.
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