Field SCHOOL on Jewish Epigraphy and Ethnography in Ludza (Latvia), 4-12 August 2014
School on Jewish Epigraphy and Ethnography in Ludza (Latvia) took a place on 4th – 12th of August. The town of
The work on the School included 2 groups. Ethnographic group worked in Ludza and towns around interviewing old habitants about the following topics: oral history, life of the Jewish community before and after the war, Holocaust, ethno-cultural stereotypes.
Epigraphic worked on the Jewish cemetery.
Also program of the Schools included lectures on the history and culture of Latvian Jewry, walking tours and evening seminars.
30 students and researchers from
During the school the Jewish cemetery (more than 1200 matzevot) was completely worked up, 45 interviews with total time around 70 hours were taken.
The program of the school (in Russian) is available here.
Photo Album is here.
The School in Ludza was organized by