Centre for Jewish Studies

Practical conference info

Jewish Museologies and the Politics of Display will take place at:
University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

Sunday 13 – Monday 14 March 2016



Train: from the train station, you can walk (20 minutes), take a bus, or take a taxi (just a few minutes).

Please ask to be dropped off at the ‘Parkinson Steps’ (bus) or the main university entrance on Woodhouse Lane (taxi).


Air: the nearest airport is Leeds/Bradford Airport (LBA). Manchester is another option – there is a train from Manchester Airport direct to Leeds train station.


For more travel information, please contact finrad@leeds.ac.uk or see the University of Leeds website: www.leeds.ac.uk


Accommodation in Leeds: See Map at end of document.



Travelodge 1 – Leeds Central (Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AD, close to train station, walking distance to conference venue 20 min)

Travelodge 2 – Leeds Vicar Lane (97 Vicar Ln, Leeds LS1 6PJ, between conference venue and train station – both walkable within 15 minutes)


3 star:

Premier Inn Leeds City Centre (Leeds Arena), Hepworth Point, Clay Pit Ln, Leeds, North Yorkshire LS2 8BQ.

This hotel is in walking distance both to the University of Leeds and to the train station. We will be housing our keynote speakers there.


4 star:

Hotel Novotel Leeds Centre (4 Whitehall Quay, Leeds LS1 4HR, close to train station; walking distance to conference venue 20 min)

The Queens Hotel (City Square, Leeds LS1 1PJ, next to train station; walking distance to conference venue 20 min)




The booking website is http://store.leeds.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=21&catid=138&prodid=650

The conference costs are £40 (£20 unwaged/student) for both days, or £20 (£10 unwaged/student) for one-day registration.

Speakers do not have to pay the registration fee, but please register.

There is no registration cost for students of the University of Leeds, but please register.

Food: Catering will be vegetarian with some vegan options.

For kosher food, please email Eva clsef@leeds.ac.uk

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