17th Symposium for Yiddish Studies in Germany

Call for Papers: 17th Symposium for Yiddish Studies in Germany, 25-27 August 2014

The Seventeenth Symposium for Yiddish Studies in Germany will be held 25-27 August 2014 at the Heinrich Heine University in Duesseldorf. This annual Yiddish symposium is organized by the Yiddish programs at the universities of Trier and Duesseldorf.

You are invited to submit abstracts for 20 min. papers until April 1, 2014. Presentations can be held in Yiddish or German. Proposals for sessions of 3 or 4 papers have to be submitted together with abstracts for the individual papers. Papers may be presented in German or Yiddish.

All fields of research within Yiddish Studies will be considered. Interdisciplinary papers with a connection to Yiddish Studies are welcome.

The symposium is open to all who are interested in Yiddish Studies. The conference fee of 12 Euro is due on the first day of attendance. We do ask participants to register as soon as possible at the address below.

Simon Neuberg (University of Trier) and Marion Aptroot (University of Duesseldorf)

Abteilung fuer Jiddische Kultur, Sprache und Literatur
Institut fuer Juedische Studien
Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf
40225 Duesseldorf
Fax: +49-211-81-12027
e-mail: jiddisch@uni-duesseldorf.de

25 August 2014 - 27 August 2014