26thAnnual International Conference on Jewish Studies

The conference is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the birth of Rashid Muradovich Kaplanov, one of the founders of the Sefer Center and the permanent chairman of the Academic Council of the Sefer Center, our colleague and friend.

Dear Colleagues,
We are pleased to inform you that thecall for papers for the 26th Annual International Conferenceon Jewish Studies has been announced. The Conference will be held in Moscow on July, 14-16, 2019.

The26thAnnual International conference program will include sections on traditional areas of Jewish studies (Biblical and Talmudic Studies, Jewish Thought, Jewish History, Judeo-Christian Relations, the Holocaust, Israeli Studies, Languages and Literature, Art, Ethnology, Demography, Jewish Genealogy, Museums and Archives, etc.). We also welcome topics that require interdisciplinary approach.

A special panel devoted tothe 50th death anniversary of Itsik Mangeris also planned.

Graduate students and young researchers are invited to take part in the youth panels of the conference, moderated by the leading specialists in their fields of study.

Presentation of last year publications on Jewish studies will also take place.


To apply for the conference please fill in thisonline form(please add the reference to the Itsik Manger panel if you plan to participate in it).
The deadline for the submissions is March, 1, 2019.
We will inform you about the results and send all the organizational details on March 20, 2019.

The time limit for one presenter is 20 minutes (including questions). The Conference will be held in Russian and English.

The participants will be provided with accommodation and meals during the Conference.
There are also several travel grants available for graduate students and young researchers (up to 40 years old).

The full program of the conference will be published on our website after May 20, 2019.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

Best regards,
Organizing Committee