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- BOOK LAUNCH: Sport and British Jewry, 1890-1970
- Simon Wiesenthal Memorial Lecture - Perpetrators, Collaborators, Resisters, Bystanders: The Shoah in Greater Bulgaria, 1943
- We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust
- Identity through Difference: Rabbinic Judaism and Christian Narrative
- Fighting a Specter in Times of War: Soviet Jewry and the Heroization of Bogdan Khmelnitsky
- Summer Conference 2013
- Summer Lecture
- Marc Michael Epstein Lecture
- Kenneth Sacks Lecture
- Institute of Jewish Studies Summer Concert
- An Extraordinary Archive: Emanuel Ringelblum and the Warsaw Ghetto
- Jewish Identity and Israeli Foreign Policy
- Sephardim, Holocaust and Diasporic Memory: the Jews from the Island of Rhodes
- Rescue during the Holocaust: Sources and Causes
- David to Nehemiah: new fragments from Kenyon’s Jerusalem
- Book Launch: Ruta's Closet
- The Amazing Adventures of a Hebrew Manuscript from Medieval England
- My Father the Good Nazi: Reflections on an Encounter
- First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-1946
- Ukrainians, Jews and Poles: The Ukrainian Triangle in Historical Perspective
- Bringing the Dark to Light – Memory of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe
- Blair, Labour and Palestine: Conflicting Views on Middle East Peace After 9/11
- Jews and the Making of the Modern Cultural Industry
- Vision 2020: Leading British Jewry into the Future
- Redcliffe Salaman, President of the Jewish Historical Society of England
- From Ambivalence to Betrayal: The Left, the Jews and Israel
- The Postwar Quest for Justice: Jewish Honor Courts in Poland and in the Displaced Persons’ Camps
- What's Jewish About Jewish Folklore?
- Can Judaism restore the ‘Human’ to Human Rights?
- Christóbal Méndez alias Abraham Franco Silveyra: The Puzzling Saga of a 17th Century Converso
- Jewish Women Writers in Victorian England
- Defining Jewish Medicine
- The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews
- How Jesus celebrated Passover –Early Modern Views of the Last Supper
- "...And Thereafter: the impact of World War One on the Jews and their Europe"
Registration is open for our symposium:
Thursday 11 September 2014
Exciting new IJS lecture programme starts in October. Watch the website for updates.
Vision 2020: Leading British Jewry into the Future
Publication date: Feb 11, 2014 8:12:43 PM
Start: Mar 9, 2014 9:30:00 AM
Sunday March 9th 2014
Convened by The Board of Deputies of British Jews in conjunction with the Institute of Jewish Studies, UCL in partnership The JC.
Venue: Gustave Tuck lecture theatre, second floor, Wilkins Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
Registration fee: £15 Student concession: £10 (includes lunch and all refreshments). Reservation is essential, online only:
This event is kindly sponsored by the family of the late Lord Mishcon.
9.30-10.00: Registration and coffee
In the Garden Room, ground floor, Wilkins Building (South Wing entrance), UCL
Registration will also be available outside the lecture theatre.
10.00-10.05: Welcoming remarks, Judge Laurence Brass (Treasurer, Board of Deputies), Mr Stephen Grabiner (Chair,The JC)
10.05-10.25: Introduction to current community trends, Dr Jonathan Boyd (Jewish Policy Research)
10.25-10.50: The Anglo-Jewish past and the future of British Jews: how history (and myth) shapes expectations, Professor David Cesarani OBE (Royal Holloway, University of London)
10.50-11.15: Leading British Jewry: Can we take lessons from social research? Professor Margaret Harris (Birkbeck, University of London; Institute for Voluntary Action Research)
11.15-11.30: Refreshments in the Garden Room
11.30-11.55: May you live to 120 – Planning for an Older Community, Mr Simon Morris (Jewish Care)
12.00-12.45: Panel debate with audience participation chaired by Mr Simon Rocker (The JC). Panelists include morning speakers and Mr Joe Tarsh (Union of Jewish Students)
12.45-1.45: Kosher finger buffet lunch with wines and soft drinks - In the Garden Room
1.50-2.00: The American perspective on British Jewry (short film)
2.00-2.25: The view from Europe, Dr Richard Prasquier (CRIF, France)
2.25-2.50: The Role of Community Centres, Mr Raymond Simonson (JW3)
2.50-3.00: Short break
3.00-3.30: Why lead? Ms Nicky Goldman (Lead – the leadership development division of the JLC)
3.30-4.15: Panel debate with audience participation chaired by Mr Simon Rocker (The JC). Panelists include afternoon speakers and Rabbi Reuben Livingstone (Chaplain to HM Forces)
4.15-4.30: Closing remarks and summary, Mr Vivian Wineman (President, Board of Deputies)
4.30-5.00: Refreshments and social in the Garden Room
Morning speakers introduced by Mr Michael Reik.
Afternoon speakers introduced by Mr David Farbey.
For more information on the speakers and to download the programme please see below:
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