Rané pokusy o historickou dokumentaci holocaustu

Praha, 21. - 23. října 2014

Předmětem workshopu jsou podoby, metody a prostředky rané dokumentace holocaustu. Účastníci poskytnou lepší vhled do projektů, jejichž cílem byl sběr svědectví a dokumentů o holocaustu od období druhé světové války do 60. let 20. století. Cílem workshopu je podporovat komparativní perspektivu a rozšířit dosavadní poznání o dokumentačních iniciativách, zejména ve východní a jihovýchodní Evropě.

Workshop je uspořádán v rámci projektu Evropská infrastruktura pro výzkum holocaustu, jednací řečí je angličtina.

Pondělí 20. října

20.00 -21.30 Welcome event (informal meeting with refreshments, Hotel Prague Embassy, for speakers and invited guests only)

 

Úterý 21. října

10.00 – 10.20 Opening remarks by Michal Frankl (Jewish Museum in Prague, Deputy Director)

 

10.20 – 12.30 Testimonies (Chair: Lisa Peschel, York University)

  • Boaz Cohen (Western Galille College, Akko & Shaanan College, Haifa ): Collecting Testimonies from Survivor Children 1944 – 1949: Methodology and Practice
  • Judith Lindenberg: (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris): „Polish Jewry“ [Buenos Aires, 1946-1966]: Publishing the First Testimonies in Yiddish in the Aftermath of the hurbn
  • Beate Müller (Newcastle University): “Wait! I want that in order!” David Boder’s Interviews with Holocaust Survivors

 

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch (at the Institute of Czech Literature AS CR)

 

13.30 – 15.30 Autobiographic Sources (chair: Michal Frankl, Jewish Museum in Prague)

  • Ferenc Laczo (Centre for Advanced Study Imre Kertész, Jena. Eastern Europe in the 20th Century. Historical Experiences in Comparative Perspective): Documenting Responsibility and Survival. Early Responses to the Holocaust in Hungary
  • Leonid Terushkin (Archive of the Russian Holocaust Center, Moscow): Letters and Diaries of Soviet Jews during the Second World War, as Source for the history of the Holocaust
  • Adina Babes (‚Elie Wiesel‘ National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania, Bucharest): Survivor’s Testimonies as Documentary Sources in the Study and Research of Holocaust)

 

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break

 

16.00 – 17.15 Post-war Documentation of the Holocaust in Western and South-Eastern Europe (chair: Wolfgang Schellenbacher, Jewish Museum in Prague)

  • Marija Vulesica (Technische Universität Berlin): Yugoslav Jews and their Post-war Efforts to the Documentation of Jewish Pre-war Life and the Holocaust
  • Annemieke van Bockxmeer (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam): Post-war History and Methodology of the NIOD (RIOD)

 

17:30 – 18:30 European Holocaust Research Infrastructure and Early Documentation

  • Michal Frankl: EHRI in the Nutshell
  • Veerle Vanden Daelen (Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Contemporary Society, Brussels), Judith Levin (Yad Vashem, Jerusalem): Identification of Early Documentation of the Holocaust: How Can You Contribute to the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure?

 

Středa 22. října

09.00 – 11.15 Documentation as Resistance (chair: Veerle Vanden Daelen, CEGES-SOMA, Brussels)

  • Sara Bender (University of Haifa): Real-Time Archives – The Bialystok Ghetto Underground Archives
  • Miriam Schulz (Columbia University, New York): New Initiative, New Source. The Komitet tsu zamlen material vegn yidishn khurbn in Poyln 1939 in Vilna and their Secret Documentation of the Destruction of Polish Jewry
  • Lea Prais (Yad Vashem, Jerusalem): Collecting while Hiding: Hersch Wasser and his Historical Work, Warsaw 1944
  • Maria Ferenc (Polish Academy of Science): Underground Ghetto Archive in Warsaw (Ringelblum Archive)

 

11.15 – 12.30 Lunch (at the Institute of Czech Literature AS CR)

 

12.30 – 15.00 Retribution and Holocaust Documentation (chair: Kateřina Králová, Charles University, Prague)

  • Irina Rebrova (Technische Universität Berlin): Materials of the Extraordinary State Commission as the Early Official Evidence of the Holocaust in the Soviet Union
  • Vasilis Ritzaleos (University of Thrace; General State Archives, Greece): War Crimes Trials and Early Attempts at the Historical Documentation of the Holocaust in Bulgaria 1944-1945
  • Alfons Adam (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure [EHRI], Brussels; Terezín Initiative Institute, Prague): Between Retribution and Memory: The Processing of the Nazi Crimes in the post-war Czechoslovakia from 1945 to 1948

 

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

 

15.30 – 17.30 Round table – The Auschwitz Album (chair: Martin Šmok, USC Shoah Foundation)

  • Michael Kraus (Middlebury College): The Auschwitz Album and the Death Factory
  • Danny Uziel (Yad Vashem, Jerusalem): The Auschwitz Album as Primary Source Material
  • Martin Jelínek (Jewish Museum in Prague): The Early Copy of the Auschwitz Album in the Collection of the Jewish Museum in Prague

 

19.00 hrs Dinner (Hybernia Restaurant, Hybernská 7, Prague 1; http://www.hybernia.cz/; for speakers and invited guests only)

 

Čtvrtek 23. října

9.00 – 11.30 Participants will be divided in two groups and will exchange during the morning:

1) Veerle Vanden Daelen and Judith Levin: Identification of Early Documentation on the Holocaust: How Can You Contribute to the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure / Practical session, Administrative building of the JMP, U Staré školy 1, Prague 1

2) Guided tour through the exhibition “The Orient in Bohemia? Jewish refugees during the First World War”, Robert Guttmann Gallery, U Staré školy 3, Prague 1; http://www.jewishmuseum.cz/en/aorient_v_cechach.htm

(for speakers and invited guests only)

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch (at the Institute of Czech Literature AS CR)

 

13.00 – 14.00 Summary, final discussion

 

15.00 – 17.00 Guided tour – Jewish quarter and the Jewish Museum (optional, in case of interest please confirm untill October 10 to Magdalena Sedlická, magdalena.sedlicka@jewishmuseum.cz), for speakers and invited guests only


18.00 The Auschwitz Album

Public discussion with Michael Kraus, Daniel Uziel and Martin Jelínek (optional, in the Education and Culture Centre of the Jewish Museum in Prague, Maiselova 15, Prague 1; translated between Czech and English)

Adam_AlfonsAdam, Alfons

 

 

 

 

 

 

BabeshBabeş, Adina

 

 

 

 

 

 

BenderBender, Sara

 

 

 

 

 

 

Van BockxmeerVan Bockxmeer, Annemieke

 

 

 

 

 

 

CohenCohen, Boaz

 

 

 

 

 

 

FerencFerenc, Maria

 

 

 

 

 

 

FranklFrankl, Michal

 

 

 

 

 

 

JelínekJelínek, Martin

 

 

 

 

 

 

KrausKraus, Michael

 

 

 

 

 

 

LaczoLaczo, Ferenc

 

 

 

 

 

 

LevinLevin, Judith

 

 

 

 

 

LindenbergLindenberg, Judith

 

 

 

 

 

 

MüllerMüller, Beate

 

 

 

 

 

 

PraisPrais, Lea

 

 

 

 

 

 

RebrovaRebrova, Irina

 

 

 

 

 

 

RitzaleosRitzaleos, Vasilis

 

 

 

 

 

 

SchulzSchulz, Miriam

 

 

 

 

 

 

TerushkinTerushkin, Leonid

 

 

 

 

 

 

UzielUziel, Daniel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vanden DaelenVanden Daelen, Veerle

 

 

 

 

 

 

VulesicaVulesica, Marija

Hlavní místo konání:

Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR (http://www.ucl.cas.cz/), Na Florenci 3, Praha 1