18 NOVEMBER 2014 (TUESDAY)

 

9.30–11.30 – registration of the participants at the conference office at “Synagogue” Center

 

CONFERENCE ADDRESS (11.30–11.45)

  • Sławomir J. Żurek, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Director of The International Center for Research on the History and Cultural Heritage of Jews form Central and Eastern Europe at KUL

 


 

Session One (11.45–13.15)

RESEARCH ON JEWISH PRESS IN POLAND. PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator: Prof. Sławomir J. Żurek, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

Panel’s participants: Alina Cała, Ph. D. (Jewish Historical Institute), Adam Kopciowski, Ph. D. (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University), Hanna Węgrzynek, Ph. D. (Polin. Museum of The History of Polish Jews)

 

13.1514.15 – Lunch

 


 

Session Two (14.15–15.45)

ZIONIST PRESS

Moderator: Ela Bauer, Ph. D. (Kibbutzim College in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv University)

  • Gideon Kouts, Ph. D. (University of Paris 8), Hebrew vs. Yiddish in Nahum Sokolow’s Model of the Jewish Press in the Inter-war Poland
  • Małgorzata A. Maksymiak, Ph. D. (Europa-Universität Viadrina), Press Zionism. First Zionist periodicals and their function in the development of Zionist movement 1884-1897
  • red. Ryszard Montusiewicz (Radio Lublin), Popularization and encouragement to Alija to Palestine in the early zionistsic press. The case of “Palestine. The Journal concerning work in Palestine” (Lviv 1908)

Discussion

 

15.4516.00 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Three (16.0017.15)

ELEMENTS OF POPULAR CULTURE IN JEWISH PRESS

Moderator: prof. Gideon Kouts, Ph. D. (University of Paris 8)

  • Ela Bauer, Ph. D. (Kibbutzim College in Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv University), The Back Page of Ha-zefira;  advertisements in  Hebrew newspapers in the last decades of the 19th century
  • Agnieszka Żółkiewska, Ph. D. (Jewish Historical Institute), Jontew-blaty. Yiddish holiday-entertainment press in the inter-war Poland

Discussion

 

17.1517.30 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Four (17.3019.30)

JEWISH PERIODICALS AS AN INSTITUTION OF CULTURAL LIFE

Moderator: Małgorzata A. Maksymiak, Ph. D. (Europa-Universität Viadrina)

  • Miriam David, Ph. D. (Bar Ilan University), The Jewish press in Lomza as Literature
  • Monika Szabłowska-Zaremba, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Between politics and literature – “Opinion”/”Our Opinion” 1933-1939
  • Agnieszka Żmuda (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Reception of art on the columns in “Our Review”
  • Sylwia Majdosz (University of Rzeszów), Bogdan Wojdowski’s “Masada”

Discussion

 


 

19th NOVEMBER 2014 (WEDNESDAY)

 

OPENING (9.00–9.10)

  • Att. Monika Krawczyk, General Director of Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage

 

 

Session Five (9.1010.25)

FEMININE PRESS

Moderator: Agnieszka Lenart, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Agata Dąbrowska, Ph. D. (University of Łódź), Jewish theatre in the columns of Warsaw weekly newspapers „Eva” and „Opinion”,
  • Barbara Kotwa (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Anda Eker’s production on the columns of periodical „Eva” in 1929-1933,

Discussion

10.2510.40 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Six (10.4011.55)

JEWISH CHILDREN PRESS

Moderator: Agnieszka Żółkiewska, Ph. D. (Jewish Historical Institute)

  • Agnieszka Karczewska, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), “Our dawn” (1921-1939) as an example of assimilative transmission for Jewish children
  • Emilia Boćkowska (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Polish poets’ childrens works of Polish-Jewish poets in the columns of “Moments for Children and Youth”

Discussion

 

11.5512.10 – Coffee break

 


 

 

Session Seven (12.1013.25)

PRESS AS A TOOL OF CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Moderator: Agata Dąbrowska, Ph. D. (University of Łódź)

  • Ewa Kawałko-Marczuk (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Oriental literature in the columns of “Moments”
  • Barbara Abraham (Oxford), “Shanghai Echo” (biweekly newspaper) – the contribution of the Jewish writers to the cultural life of the Polish Association in China 1942-45 and publication of addition “News” (1942-43) of the self-governing body of the Jewish refugees of Polish origin in Shanghai

Discussion

 

13.2514.30 – Lunch


 

Session Eight (14.3016.00)

POLISH-JEWISH PRESS IN ISRAEL. DISCUSSION PANEL

Moderator: red. Ryszard Montusiewicz (Radio Lublin)

Panel’s participants: Elżbieta Kossewska, Ph. D. (University of Warsaw), Eli Barbur („TelAviv OnLine”)

 

16.0016.15 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Nine (16.1517.45)

NON-HEBREW LANGUAGE PRESS AS AN INSTITUTION OF CULTURAL LIFE IN ISRAEL

Moderator: Att. Monika Krawczyk (Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage)

  • Elżbieta Kossewska, Ph. D. (University of Warsaw), Polish language press in Israel (1948-1971)
  • Sławomir J. Żurek, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Literary criticism on the columns of Israeli daily paper “Tidings-Courier” after 1968. Excerpts of discourse
  • Agnieszka Lenart, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), “Slovo Pisatsela” – Literary magazine of the society of the Russian-speaking writers in Israel

Discussion

 

17.45–18.00 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Ten (18.00–19.15)

VARIA

Moderator: Monika Szabłowska-Zaremba, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Katarzyna Muszyńska (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University), “Zamoscer Sztym” – a periodical of the prewar Jews in Zamość
  • Łukasz Jasina, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin), Yiddish cinema in Jewish press and not only there. Beginnings of film reviews in Poland viewed differently

20.00 – Conference dinner

 


 

20th NOVEMBER 2014 (THURSDAY)

 

Session Eleven (9.0010.15)

JEWISH PRESS AGAINST ANTISEMITIC DISCOURSE

Moderator: Prof. Dariusz Konrad Sikorski, Ph. D. (University of Gdańsk)

  • Ewa Koźmińska-Frejlak (Jewish Historical Institute), Between ideology and reality. Poland and Poles in the columns of Jewish conspiratorial press on the example of Haszomer Hacair press
  • Martyna Rusiniak-Karwat (Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Bund’s press in Poland in 1944-1949. Monograph attempt

Discussion

 

10.15–10.30 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Twelve (10.3012.00)

JEWISH PRESS IN POLAND NOWADAYS. PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderator: Eli Barbur (“TelAviv OnLine”)

Panel’s participants: Bella Szwarcman-Czarnota (“Midrasz”), Piotr Piluk (“Jewish Word”), Bogna Skoczylas (Yad Vashem)

 

12.0012.15 – Coffee break

 


 

Session Thirteen (12.1513.30)

NEW RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES

Moderator: Agnieszka Karczewska, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

  • Dariusz Konrad Sikorski, Ph. D. (Univeristy of Gdańsk), The Anthropology of media in the research on Polish-Jewish press,
  • Eyal Miller (HUJI, The National Library of Israel in Jerusalem), Polish-Jewish historical press; the digital age

Discussion

 

13.3013.45 Summary and Closing: Att. Monika Krawczyk (Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage), Prof.  Sławomir J. Żurek, Ph. D. (The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin)

 

14.00 – Lunch