Events

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IIJG Participation in International Conferences

1.       26th Annual Conference of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (AIJGS) (New York, 13-18.8.2006)

Dr. Neville Lamdan (as Director, IIJG) – presented on opening of the Institute

2.       Facing Tomorrow – The Israel Presidential Conference 2008 (Jerusalem, 13-15 May 2008)

Dr. Neville Lamdan (as Director, IIJG)

3.       Facing Tomorrow – The Second Israel Presidential Conference 2009 (Jerusalem, 20-22 Oct. 2009)

Dr. Neville Lamdan (as Director, IIJG)

4.       World Union of Jewish Studies [WUJS], (Jerusalem, August 2009)

i.        Dr. Neville Lamdan (Director, IIJG) addressed the theoretical question “Jewish Genealogy – A legitimate field for academic research?”;

ii.       Prof. Aaron Demsky (Professor Emeritus, Bar Ilan University) delivered a paper on “Abbaye’s Family Origins – A Study in Rabbinic-Talmudic Genealogy”;

iii.      Prof. Ruth Kark (Hebrew University) and Dr. Joseph Glass (Toronto) reported on their interdisciplinary research into “Sephardi Entrepreneurial Elites in late 19th and early 20th century Palestine”;

iv.      Prof. Daniel Wagner (Weizmann Institute) made a presentation on his ground-breaking system of “Genealogical Database Merging”.

5.       European Union of Jewish Studies [EUJS], (Ravenna, July 2010)

i.        Valts Apinis, U. of Riga:
“Jews in Latvia in 1918-1940: a genealogical perspective”;

ii.       Federica Francesconi, U. of Bologna and UCLA:
“An Alternative Path toward Emancipation: Jewish; Merchants and their Cross-Cultural Networks in 18th Century Italian Ghettos”;

iii.      Neville Lamdan, Hebrew University, Jerusalem:
“Village Jews in the 19th Century Minsk Gubernya through a genealogical lens”.

iv.      Maria Jose Surribas-Camps, U. of Barcelona:
“Connecting with the Lives and Lineages of Medieval Catalan Jews”.

6.       Tenth International Conference on Jewish Names, Bar Ilan University (22.3.2011)

Dr. Chanan Rapaport “From Yachne to Rivlin”

7.       Facing Tomorrow – The Third Israel Presidential Conference 2009 (Jerusalem, 21-23 June 2011)

Dr. Neville Lamdan (as Director, IIJG)

8.       31st Annual Conference of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (AIJGS)

(Washington DC,14 – 19.8.2011)

Dr. Neville Lamdan (as Director, IIJG) – gave 5-Year Progress Report on the Institute and its activities

9.       VIIth Colloquium of the International Academy of Genealogy (Bologna, 26-29. 9.2011)

Dr. Neville Lamdan (as Director, IIJG) – presented on the Institute and its activities