The Nation´s Memory Institute in cooperation with the Comenius University in Bratislava, specifically with the Department of General History of Faculty of Philosophy and with the Department of Legal History of Faculty of Law, organizes a scientific conference called Anti-Semitic Legislation in Slovakia and in Europe.
This event will take place on September 8 – 9, 2011 in Bratislava. The aim of this conference is to present results of the research in the field of anti-Jewish legislation and to define its role in the process of persecution and liquidation of the Jewish community. This conference should clarify usage of existing legal norms for persecution of the Jewish population, creation of new anti-Jewish legislation, and it should also point out to the mutual relation of anti-Jewish legislation, discrimination, and Jewish community liquidation during 1930s and 1940s.
1. Ideologically-political foundations of anti-Jewish legislative
- Racial, religious and social foundations of anti-Jewish legislation and the role of religious, national, economical, and political anti-Semitism at its origin.
- Definition of legislative authority of individual state institutions in the process of creating the anti-Jewish legislation and its asserting.
2. Infringement of fundamental human rights and freedoms of Jews
- Definition of the term “Jew”; reduction of Jews in the work performance; right to vote deprivation and exclusion from public functions; exclusion of Jewish students and pupils from schools; house searches; gathering prohibition; Jewish citizens´ register and ways of marking, etc.
- This domain should comprise discrimination of Jewish population in all of the fundamental right and freedoms except the property ones and those that were closely connected with the property moving and deportations.
3. Legislation restricting the property rights of Jews
- Aryanization and liquidation of corporate, agricultural, house, moveable, and capital property of Jews.
4. Legislative frame of Jewish population concentration and deportation
Concentration camps, internment and forced labour centers; Jewish labour duties and deportations.
Provided the presented conference agenda strikes your interest, please fill the ONLINE FORM or forward your REGISTRATION FORM and an abstract of your paper (max. 1 page) by April 15, 2011 via e-mail or by post.
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