Centre for Jewish Studies

Jewish Museologies – SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Name Title
Lorenzo Borgonovo (IMT-Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy) Jewish Museum Livorno between fascism and post-fascism
David Clark (Independent Researcher) A Difficult Balancing Act: Portraying Jews as both Similar To and Different From
Alexandra Cropper (Jewish Museum Manchester)  UK roundtable
Katalin Deme (Aarhus University)


New challenges of Scandinavian Jewish Museology
Anastasia Felcher (IMT-Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy)


‘Barbed Wire and a Dress on a Hanger’: Jewish Presences in Museums across former USSR
Michal Frankl (Jewish Museum Prague) The “Spanish” Synagogue and the Challenges of “Exhibiting Jews” in the Czech Republic
Eva Frojmovic (Univ. of Leeds) Introduction
David Glasser (Ben Uri Gallery, London) Jewish Museums, Ben Uri, Future & Faith: Jew Diligence or Due Diligence
Felicitas Heimann-Jellinek (Independent Scholar) Showing without Revealing
Sharman Kadish (Jewish Heritage UK, Manchester)  UK roundtable
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews) Curating Between Hope and Despair: Jewish Museums in Europe Today
Shir Kochavi (Univ. of Leeds) M. Narkiss 1945-50, heirless property, and the transformation of the Bezalel Museum
Cilly Kugelmann (Jewish Museum Berlin) The Challenge of Presenting Jewish Cultures (in the German context)
Erica Lehrer (Concordia University) & Monika Murzyn-Kupisz (Krakow University of Economics) Re-curating the Nation: Representing Jews in Polish folk museums
Philippa Lester (Milim, Leeds)  UK roundtable
Antonia Lovelace (Leeds City Museums)  UK roundtable
Abigail   Morris (Jewish Museum London) EU roundtable
Monika Murzyn-Kupisz (Krakow University of Economics) See Lehrer
Sylvia Necker (Institute for Contemporary History Munich-Berlin) Integrating Jewish Voices and Stories at Obersalzberg – towards a new display concept
Hilda Nissimi (Bar Ilan Univ, Ramat Gan) Danish Museum, Jewish Museum: The Danish Jewish Museum as Discourse on a Minority’s Integration
Kathrin Pieren (Univ. of Southampton) Jewish museology – what Jewish museology?
Griselda Pollock (Univ. of Leeds) Exhibiting Charlotte Salomon since 1945 – a crisis of classification?
Natalia Romik (UCL) Design and display adaptation of the Jewish Pre-Burial House in Gliwice
Joanne Rosenthal (Jewish Museum London) Whose Museum is it anyway? : Jewish Museums as universal spaces
Ross, Kitty (Leeds City Museums) See Lovelace
Timo Saalmann (Germanisches Nationalmuseum) Jewish Life in Bamberg. Making a Special Exhibition Permanent
Rachel Sarfati (Israel Museum) Jewish art and tradition – Israeli politics and culture
Diane Saunders (Milim, Leeds)  UK roundtable
Hagai Segev (Independent curator) A Broader Perspective of a Jewish Museum (Beit Hatefutsot)
Annette Seidel-Arpaci (Independent scholar) Diaspora, Discord, and ‘Diversity’: Jewish Museums in Germany and the ‘Post-Migrant’ Society
Sara Tas (Joods Hist. Mus. Amsterdam) How to tell the story of the history of the Jews in the Netherlands. New vs Old
Zsuzsanna Toronyi (Jewish Museum Budapest) The renewal of the Hungarian Jewish Museum and Archives in 2016
Christiane Twiehaus (Archaeologische Zone, Cologne) The Archaeological Zone with Jewish Museum in Cologne, Germany
Magda Veselská (Jewish Museum in Prague) Museum: an (unfinished) story. The recent developments in the Jewish Museum in Prague
Miriam Wenzel (Jewish Museum Frankfurt) The Reinvention of the Jewish Museum Frankfurt


Dominic Williams (Univ. of Leeds) The Sonderkommando and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum
 Generously supported by a grant from the EAJS (European Association for Jewish Studies).

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