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L’Chaim – To Life: The
2004 Annual International Conference of Child Survivors and 2nd Generation
Iin Denver, Colorado,
Labor Day weekend, Friday evening, Sept. 3rd through Monday morning, Sept.
6th. Workshops for child survivors, second generation and spouses. For registration
packets and more information, contact co-chairs: Eric Cahn at 303-322-4194,
Kevinbcahn@aol.com Rudy Jacobson at
- December 14, 2003, 2 - 3:00 pm— Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ,
Beck Rooms in Walsh Library, first floor. Viviana Grosz, 2G, discusses In
Search of a Lost Generation: Family Correspondence from Hungary 1936-1941,
paper initially presented at Second Generation Network Second Generation Trust
Conference. London, England. For more information, contact email@example.com.
- January 14 - 17 Washington,
D.C. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - "Life Reborn:Jewish Displaced
Persons 1945-1951 202/488-0414 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- March 5 - 7 The Annual
Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches 610/667-5437
- June 4 -6 Kansas City,
MO: The Association of Holocaust Organizations Conference - "Holocaust Education
in the 21st Century" 718/225-0378 e-mail: email@example.com. Please
note that this conference is exclusively for representatives of Holocaust
- July 16 - 23 Oxford
and London, England: Remembering for the Future 2000 "The Holocaust in the
Age of Genocide" e-mail: RFTF2000@compuserve.com
- 24-26 January 1999 Washington,
DC: Association of Holocaust Organizations Winter Seminar (no details available
- MARCH 227:30 P.M. A
special evening with Second Generation writers Alan Berger (author of The
Holocaust in American Jewish Fiction and editor of Judaism in the Modern World);
and Melvin Bukiet (author of After, Stories of an Imaginary Childhood, and
While the Messiah Tarries). Admission will be $5 for members. For location
information, please check the 2G Hotline at 323-852-1763.
- April 11, Melbourne,
Australia: New Play "Witness" by Len Radic, journalist and critic. Venue:
Holocaust Centre, 4.00pm. Descendants of the Shoah Inc. The performance will
be followed by an opportunity to meet Len Radic and the cast. (Joint function
with Holocaust Centre and Child Survivors Group).
- April 14 - 16 The University
of Nebraska at Omaha - Omaha, NB "The Legacy of the Holocuast:Teaching the
Holocaust" 402/595-2345 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- April 18, 1:45 P.M.
Los Angeles. A community-wide commemoration of Yom HaShoah at the Los Angeles
Holocaust Monument in Pan Pacific Park on West Third Street. Open to the community,
co-sponsored and co-organized by Second Generation Los Angeles
- Fourth Annual Gathering
of Holocaust Survivor Familes, April 25-26. 1998. Sponsored by University
of Vermont (Burlington). Poetry by Judith Chalmer and Joseph
Hahn, selections of music written by composers incarcerated in Theresienstadt
performed by A Vermont Quartet. Sunday April 26 (open only to survivor families;
each facilitated by a survivor, a hidden child, a child of survivor, a grandchild
of a survivor, or a spouse of a Holocaust family) Morning: 1- Creative Expression,
2- Hidden Children, 3. Religion, Spirituality & the Holocaust, 4. German/Jewish
Dialogue-Is it Possible, 5. Spouses & Partners, 6. Third Generation, 7.
First Generation. Afternoon: 8- Creative Expression Project-mixed media, 9.
Hidden Children (continuation), 10. Spirituality & Political Action as
they Relate to the Holocaust, 11. German/Jewish Dialogue with the daughter
of a Waffen-SS officer, 12. Partners & Spouses (repeated), 13. Open Discussion,
14. Giving and Gathering Family History. $18.00 per person. For brochure with
complete Theme Group description, contact: David Scrase, Director of Center
for Holocaust Studies, University of Vermont, A301 Old Mill, P.O. Box 54055
Burlington, Vermont 05405-4055 USA. 802-656-1492 802-656-1497 -fax. Michael
Schaal, Gathering Coordinator 802-658-9590. Ginni Stern, Program Coordinator
- May 4 -7 The Baycrest
Centre for Geriatric Care - Toronto, Canada "A Time to Heal:Caring for the
Aging Holocaust Survivor" 416/785-2500 ext. 2365
- May 5-7, Toronto, Ont:
"A Time to Heal: Working with Aging Holocaust Survivors." (postponsed from
October, 1998) A Multi-Disciplinary Conference sponsored by Baycrest Centre
for Geriatric Care For further information and for submitting proposals by
September 22, 1998: Paula David, MSW Holocaust Resource Coordinator Baycrest
Centre for Geriatric Care 55 Ameer Ave. North York, Ont. CANADA M6A 2Z1 Tel.
(416) 785-2500, ext. 2271
- May 7 William Paterson
University - Wayne, NJ "Genocide Through Film, Video, and CD-ROMS" 973/720-2354
- May 6-8, Minneapolis,
MN: "Creating the Other: The causes and dynamics of nationalism, ethnic enmity,
and racism in central and eastern Europe." Center for Austrian Studies 1999
International and Interdisciplinary Symposium Universityof Minnesota Minneapolis,
MN. The Center's 1999 symposium will be interdisciplinary and consist both
of presentation and discussion of papers and of workshops. The central aim
is to foster a comparative inquiry into the root causes and dynamics of nationalist,
ethnic and racist enmity. The primary regions to be examined will be Austria:
The Hapsburg Monarcy, and East-Central Europe and the Balkans. Deadline for
submission of papers was April 15, 1998, but you can contact: Center for Austrian
Studies 314 Social Sciences Building University of Minnesota 267 19th Ave.
South Minneapolis, MN 55455
- May 16, Melbourne, Australia:
Panel discussion: "Dealing with Ageing parents. Who do I turn to?" Descendants
of the Shoah Inc.
- June 6, Melbourne, Australia
: Diane Armstrong, Author
of "Mosaic," journalist and child survivor. "How the pieces of "Mosaic" came
together." Descendants of the Shoah Inc, joint function with Child Survivors
- June 6, 11 A.M.- 5 P.M,
Los Angeles.. Tentative time and date for a program on "Art and the Shoah-
Representation, by Local Artists, of the Shoah." Survivors, Second Generation,
and family members willing to have their works on display for the public please
call Annabelle Stevens at 323-761-8081.
- June 6-10 Location TBA:
6th European Conference on Traumatic Stress
- June 6 - 8, Pittsburgh,
PA Association of Holocaust Organizations Conference - "Women and the Holocaust"
717/225-0378 e-mail: email@example.com
- June 6 - 11 Florida
Holocaust Museum - St. Petersburg, FL Holocaust Awareness Education for the
21st Century" 727/820-0100 ext. 242 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- July 18, Melbourne,
Australia: Sharing Session with Dr. John Serry. Descendants of the Shoah Inc.
- August 15, Melbourne,
discussion with teachers and educators "Teaching the Holocaust to Children"
Descendants of the Shoah Inc.
- August 27-31, Vienna,
Austria: The Austrian Encounter, 13 - 15 people, sons and daughters of victims
of the Austrian component of the Holocaust meeting with daughters and sons
of perpetrators of the Austrian contribution to the Holocaust. meeting for
intensive, open dialogue; non therapeutic; non religious; cost-free; private;
not open to the public. Two places left. Contact: Samson Munn or fax in the U.S. (617) 327-8259.
A summary of The Austrian Encounter is available to anyone, in English or
- September 1 -3 University
of Vienna - Vienna, Austria "The Presence of Absence:First, Second and Third
Generation International Holocaust Conference" 43 1 606 72 16 e-mail: email@example.com
- October 1 -14, Jerusalem:
2nd Int'l Conference on Holocaust Education, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, ISRAEL
This conference will be held in conjunction with the opening of the new facility
for the International School for Holocaust Studies currently under construction.
The school will have 17 classrooms, a modern resource center, cafeteria and
auditorium. Yad Vashem is also building a new visitors' center, underground
exhibition center, computer stations and video theatres. 972-2-675611 web:yad-vashem.org.il
- October 17, Melbourne,
Australia: AGM & Panel discussion: "Three Generations Returning Home"
Descendants of the Shoah Inc. Melbourne, Australia
- November 13-17, Miami,
FL: 15th Annual Conference, ISTSS
- November 21, Melbourne,
Australia: Workshop and discussion. "Bridging the Generation Gap" (Joint function
with Child Survivors Group) Descendants of the Shoah Inc.
- December 12, Melbourne,
Australia: Humorous panel "The Lighter Side of Growing up as a Second Generation".Descendants
of the Shoah Inc.
- Kindertransport Association
(KTA) 1998 National Conference, 5-7 at the Holiday Inn in Arlington, VA Speakers
include Berta Leverton from London who founded the KTA, Stefanie seltzer,
chairperson of the Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust,
a Klezmer Band and others. Workshops will include a KT2 group (2ndgen of Kinder).
Kurt Goldberger, President of KTA, at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or (516) 938-6084.
- Second Generation Holocaust Perspectives
March 5, 1998 (Thursday) Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center University at
Albany's Uptown Campus Dialogue at 4:00 p.m. - Reading at 8:00 p.m. This dialogue/discussion
and reading will focus on the relationship between the Holocaust and contemporary
Jewish writing by sons and daughters of Holocaust survivors.
- Association for Jewish
Studies, 29th Annual Conference December 21-23, 1997, Boston MA The Second
and Third Generations: Where do we go from here? Lucia Ruedenberg-Wright.
Write-up of a 20-minute talk on the psychology of the second/third generations
at the Association for Jewish Studies, 29th Annual Conference December 21-23,
1997, Boston MA for the panel: The Second Generation and Holocaust Memory
in America, Europe, and Israel. Chaired by Ephraim Sicher.
- Toronto's 2nd Conference
for Children Of Holocaust
Survivors "Generation to Generation: The Legacy Continues" Sunday, June
8, 1997 Lipa Green Building 4600 Bathurst Street North York, Ontario, Canada
- "The Aging Holocaust
Survivor: Trauma Relived." March 20, 1997 Research Institute of the Hebrew
Home of Greater Washington, Wasserman Building, Social Hall, 6121 Montrose
Road, Rockville, MD 20852. Dalia Sivan, director of the Haifa center of AMCHA.
Adam Vana at (301)770-8459 or vana@hebrew~home.org.
- A Gathering Of Generations Shoah
Remembrance. Second Generation-Sponsored Event Set for May 17-19, 1996,
Burbank Airport Hilton Sponsored by Second Generation of Los Angeles and the
Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation, A GATHERING OF GENERATIONS:
Shoah Remembrance and Dialogue will consist of a weekend of diverse workshops
and panel discussions, Shabbat services, shared meals, a documentary film and
two evenings of entertainment, including a one-woman play.
- teleconference dicsussion
on art by COSes hosted by the New School
- Seminar on Legacy of
Holocaust and Genocide Second Generation Trust (London) and Institute for
History of Genocide (Berlin) organized a networking conference for groups
involved in different ways with the Holocaust. Groups represented included
those who dialogue with 2gs and Germans or Austrians, research organizations
such as ICODO (Holland), Yad Vashem, Facing History and Ourselves (Europe),
as well as represenatives of Roma and Sinti (from Germany).
- International Council
of Jewish Women, Prague conference of about 200 active Jewish women in countries
in Europe had as its topic, "Jews in Multicultural Europe." Speakers and panelists
each provided perspectives from their various countries, and, although not
officialy on the agenda issues relating to Holocaust survivors, memory and
education, and hidden children, as well as second generatiion were very much
in the forefront.
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