Vilnius between the wars – Jewish culture, Lithuanian society, the Polish state and Belorussian minority

From the announcement:

"The International Forum is part of the programme Geschichtswerkstatt Europa by the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” and takes place from September 14th to September 19th 2010 in Vilnius.

The one-week event is to includes seminars, lectures, city tours and exhibition visits. Scholars from a diverse background of disciplines from different parts of Europe will debate the current processes of remembrance in Europe. Convenors of the International Forum are the historians Matthias Middell and Stefan Troebst from Leipzig and the partners in Vilnius “The Lithuanian Institute of History”, the “Centre for Studies of the Culture and History of East European Jews” and the “Vilnius Yiddish Institute” of the University of Vilnius.

The aim of the Forum is to highlight the conflicting recollections of the European 20th century and to familiarise participants with recent research results in the area of collective and cultural memory."

14 September 2010 - 19 September 2010