Graduate Student Workshop on the History and Culture of Polish Jews
Tel Aviv University, June 24-27, 2012
The third Bi-Annual Poland-Israel Workshop on the History and Culture of Polish Jews will be hosted and organized by Tel Aviv University, in cooperation with other academic institutions in Israel (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yad vaShem and the Polish Institute at Tel-Aviv) and universities in Poland (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and the University of Wroclaw).
The workshop will take place at Kibbutz Sdot Yam from Sunday, June 24 Ė Wednesday, June 27, 2012 and will include presentations by graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, discussions with senior scholars and cultural activities. The program will begin with an opening event on Sunday afternoon, June 24 and will be followed by two days of presentations and discussions at Kibbutz Sdot Yam. The
workshop will conclude on Wednesday, June 27 in Jerusalem at Yad Vashem with sessions dedicated to the Holocaust, Antisemitism, and Jewish-Polish Relations as well as a tour and discussion of the museumís permanent exhibit.
Participants will receive room and board for the duration of the program at the kibbutz guest house. In some cases, program organizers will be able to provide travel stipends
for students from Poland.
Interested candidates should submit an electronic application in English to the Institute for the History of Polish Jewry at Tel Aviv University (firstname.lastname@example.org)
by no later than November 1, 2011. Applications should consist of one Word or PDF file and include: a letter of interest, a 1-2 page abstract of their research proposal, a
short CV and two letters of recommendation, one of them by the studentís supervisor.
Although the workshop is geared toward graduate students and post-doctoral scholars affiliated with universities in Poland and Israel, students from other countries working
on relevant topics are strongly encouraged to apply.
The organizing committee of Tel Aviv University includes: Dr. Havi Dreifuss, Dr. Gadi Sagiv, Mr. Dror Segev and Dr. Scott Ury. For further details please contact Mr. Dror Segev at the Institute for the History of Polish Jewry and Poland-Israel Relations at Tel Aviv University: email@example.com
The Institute for the History of Polish Jewry
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