Vilnius Yiddish Summer Program 2012

Vilnius Summer Program in Yiddish: 22 July ~W 17 August 2012 at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute at Vilnius University.

The summer of 2012 marks the fourteenth year of the Vilnius Summer Program in Yiddish (= the one-month European Summer Program in Yiddish, founded at
Oxford in 1982 and relocated to Vilnius in 1998). The faculty comprises Prof. Dov-Ber Kerler (University of Indiana); Dr. Karolina Szymaniak (Jagiellonian University, Prof. Abraham Lichtenboim (IWO, Buenos Aires); Prof. Anna Verschik (Tallinn University)

In addition, there will be a rich program of cultural activities, historical walks, concerts, workshops, seminars, panels and the renowned/shabes-tish/. There will be a visit to a former shtetl with its old-time features still partly in evidence.

For more information please contact:


Coordinator of Programs
Vilnius Yiddish Institute
Vilnius University
Universiteto 7
Vilnius 01513
telephone: +3705 268-7187;fax: +3705 268-7186


22 July 2012 - 17 August 2012