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Conference on the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Simon Dubnow
Oct 24 2010


SUNDAY 24 OCTOBER 2010 | 10AM
MAX WEINREICH CENTER CONFERENCE
co-sponsored with HUNTER COLLEGE and THE POSEN FOUNDATION


On the 150th anniversary of the birth of the renowned historian Simon Dubnow, YIVO conducted a day-long conference on Dubnow's life and career. Panels included "Dubnow on the East European Jewish Past," "Dubnovism in the 20th Century" and "Dubnow and Jewish Ideologies of His Time." The keynote address was delivered by Prof. Robert Seltzer.




Dubnow Conference Video


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
9:00-10:00 REGISTRATION
10:00-10:45 WELCOME (Jonathan Brent)
10:45-12:00 KEYNOTE (Robert Seltzer)
biographical sketch, Dubnow's role in the idea of YIVO, and Dubnovism in Our Time
12:00-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-2:45 DUBNOW ON THE EAST EUROPEAN JEWISH PAST
Dubnow and the reconstruction of Jewish communal history in Eastern Europe. Presenter: Gershon Hundert
Dubnow on the origins of Hasidism. Presenter: Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern (co-written with Vassili Schedrin)
Dubnow on Tsarist policies toward the Jews, Haskalah, Russification, and Russian antisemitism. Presenter: Brian Horowitz
2:45-3:15 Coffee Break
3:15-4:30 DUBNOVISM IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Dubnovism and the idea of a multi-national state. Presenter: Brian Smollett
Dubnow and the building of YIVO. Presenter: Cecile Kuznitz
4:30-6:00 PANEL DISCUSSION: Dubnow and Jewish ideologies of his time.
Participants: Elissa Bemporad, Jack Jacobs, David Fishman, Ben Nathans
6:00-6:15 CLOSING REMARKS (Jonathan Brent)