Conferences, seminars, and lectures

The Center organizers conferences on academic Jewish studies. Workers of the Center also take part in conferences organized by other research establishments.
Since autumn 2009 the Center has initiated a series of seminars in Jewish Studies at the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”.
Conferences organized by the Center:
  • June 29 – July 1, 2016 in Kyiv hosted an international academic conference, the 100th anniversary of the death of Sholem Aleichem.
    The event was organized by Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine (Vaad), Center of Studies of History and Culture of East European Jewry, Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, The Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Details 
  • 23-27 February 2009 What Does Anti-Semitism Stand For?, international conference (jointly with the culturology department of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy)
  • 18-22 August 2008 The International Yiddish Conference in Chernivtsi
  • 2-23 January 2008 Phenomenon of Culture League in the Context of Epoch, international conference
  • 4 April 2007 The First Student Conference on Jewish Studies
  • 26-28 March 2007 The Fourth Academic Readings devoted to the Memory of Semen An-sky, international conference

Lectures organized by the Center:
  • 14-25 February 2011 a lecture course Nation states and their diasporas: the experience of Israel and Ukraine by Dr. of Political Science of Bar-Ilan University and chief scientist of Israel Ministry of Immigrant Absorption Zeev Khanin was hold in the National University of «Kyiv-Mohyla Aсademy»

Seminars in Jewish Studies at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy:
  • On Friday, April 22 in the office of the Vaad of Ukraine a lecture of the famous Ukrainian translator Yuri Prokhasko was held. The lection was devoted to the work of Deborah Vogel and Katja Petrovskaja. In the end of the lecture Yuri shared his experience in the translation of texts.
  • During 2016 the school of translations from Yiddish into Ukrainian language is working.
  • During 2016 the school of translations from Hebrew into Ukrainian language is working.
  • 10-13 November 2014 – an Israeli well-known researcher Pinchas Polonsky gave several lectures.
  • 23 June 2014 – a meeting with famous artist Anatolii Chechik was hold. He showed two his works worth to be presented.
  • 10 September 2013 – an Israeli writer and translator Miri Litvak presented her lecture “Translation as the Intersection of Cultures” at the current seminar on Jewish Studies.
  • 14 April 2011 – presentation of a project preparing and publishing an Anthology of contemporary Israeli and Ukrainian poetry
  • 11 November 2010 – lecture of Dr. Illya Rodov (Israel) on the Culture of Spanish Jews from the Golden Age to Exile and lecture of Dr. Pankrasio Seldran Gomaris (Spain) on the Jewish Culture in Medieval Spain.
  • 10 June 2010 – lecture of Professor D. Fishman on Jewish studies in the Jewish Theological Tradition of USA.
  • 23 March 2010 – presentation of the book of Y. Melamed Documents on History and Culture of Jews in Regional Archives of Ukraine.
  • 24 February 2010 – presentation of books of Zhanna Kovba Humanity in the Pit of Hell. Conduct of the Local Population of Eastern Galicia during the “Final Resolution of the Jewish Question” and The Last Rabbi of Lviv Ezekiel Levin.
  • 3 December 2009 – Murals in Synagogue in Novoselytsya presented by B. Khaimovich.
  • 30 November 2009 – Jews and Christians in Communion of Salvation – presentation of the book of M. Marynovych Jesus and the People of God: Jews and Christians in Community of Salvation.
  • 18 November 2009 – presentation of the Kyselyov’s List film and meeting with director Y. Malyutyn.