International conference: Warsaw –The History of a Jewish Metropolis

From the website:

"The international conference Warsaw - A Jewish Metropolis, London 22-25 June 2010, will gather top-ranked scholars in the field of Jewish studies. During 4 days, in 9 different sections, more than 30 lectures on varied aspects of the history of the Jewish metropolis will be given.

The conference is hosted by the Institute of Jewish Studies, University College London.

The Institute has been for over 50 years providing lectures, symposia and seminars, holding international conferences, conducting reasearch projects and sponsoring publications in co-operation with leading publishing houses. The conference: Warsaw - A Jewish Metropolis is the latest Institute’s project.

The Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL, is the largest department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies in Europe. The department is the only one in the UK to offer a full degree course and research supervision in Jewish Studies in every subject of Hebrew and Jewish Studies – philology, history, and literature - covering virtually the entire chronological and geographical span of the Hebrew and Jewish civilisation from antiquity through the Middle Ages to the modern period."

22 June 2010 - 25 June 2010