20 June 2009

Israel: Call for Papers, 5th One-Day Seminar

The Israel Genealogical Society (IGS) and the Jewish Family Research Association (JFRA) have announced the Call for Papers for the Fifth One-Day Seminar on Jewish Genealogy.

The event will take place Tuesday, December 1, at Bet Hatefutsoth/ Museum of the Diaspora, located on the Tel Aviv University campus and convenient for those attending via intercity train, bus or car.

The Museum's beautifully renovated meeting spaces will provide an excellent experience for all attendees and this year's well-chosen theme will provide for a wealth of diverse programming.

Presentations may be in English or Hebrew:

Preserving Memory: Family and Community

Methods of recording and transmitting
past and present family and community history

Examples include books, articles, websites, family/community groups
and associations, artifacts, audio, video/photographs, databases, oral history projects.

Guidelines: Submit an abstract via email attachment in Word (.doc) or Rich Text (.rtf) format to reach the Program Committee by July 10. If submitting on diskette (Word), include three original hard copies. Proposals will not be returned, so keep a copy.

Note that presentations will be 35 minutes with an additional 10 minutes for Q&A.

Abstracts: Accepted in English or Hebrew, 250-word limit, 12pt Times New Roman font, page margins 2.5cm/1-inch. At the end of the abstract, state clearly the program language (English or Hebrew), and if equipment is required (computer, projector, overhead projector). Presenters are advised to bring their own laptops.

Email abstracts here or snail mail to Yom Iyun c/o Dr. Lea Gedalia, PO Box 4102, Atlit 30300 Israel.

Accepted proposals: A full version of the program must be sent to the program committee before the seminar. Details will be included in the letter of acceptance.

Important dates: July 10 deadline for abstract submission. July 25 notification of acceptance.

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