Conferences

Beginning with 1991, the institute has organised annual international conferences on Jewish Studies with the participation of prestigious scholars and professors from Europe, Israel and the United States. The conference proceedings are published in Studia Judaica – the academic journal of the Dr. Moshe Carmilly Institute for Hebrew and Jewish History. The topics of the conferences were:

  • 1991 – “Specific and Universality. The Jewish History and Culture in Romania”, Cluj-Napoca, 15-16 April 1991
  • 1992 – “Central and South-East European Jewish Literature, Art, Music and Folklore, Cluj-Napoca, 21-23 October 1992
  • 1993 – “Hasidism (Pietism) in Romania”, Cluj-Napoca, 11-13 October 1993
  • 1994 – “Romanian Society and the Jews in the First Half of the 20th Century”, Cluj-Napoca, 4-6 October 1994
  • 1995 – “The Past of the Transylvanian Jewry”, Cluj-Napoca, 24-26 October 1995
  • 1996 – “Enlightenment (Haskalah) and Its Impact on the Jewish Life in Romania”, Cluj-Napoca, 22-24 October 1996
  • 1997 – “Methodological Approaches and Sources of Jewish Historiography”, Cluj-Napoca, 28-30 October 1997
  • 1998 – “Fifty Years of Jewish Scholarship in Israel, 1948-1998”, Cluj-Napoca, October 20-22, 1998
  • 1998 – “The Impact of the Holocaust on Theology, Literature and Art”, Cluj-Napoca, October 26-28, 1999
  • 2000 – “The Resistance of the Jews against the Totalitarian Forces in the Time of the Holocaust”, Cluj-Napoca, 31 October – 2 November 2000
  • 2001 – “The Participation of the Jews in Science, Literature, Education and Arts in the 19-20th Century Transylvania”, Cluj-Napoca, 17 October 2001
  • 2002 – “The Task of Philosophy in the 21st Century. Did It Undergo Fundamental Changes”, Cluj-Napoca, 8-10 October 2002
  • 2003 – “The Contribution of Jewish Writers to World Literature in Poetry and Prose”, Cluj-Napoca, 28-30 October 2003
  • 2004 – “Jewish Contributors to Modern Art Movements 19th to 20th Centuries”, Cluj-Napoca, 12-14 October 2004
  • 2006 – “Political Ideologies in the 19th-20th Centuries and Their Jewish Representatives”, Cluj-Napoca, 17-19 October 2006
  • 2007 – “Philosophy and Kabbalah”, Cluj-Napoca, 16-18 October 2007
  • 2008 – “The Impact of Maimonides on European Scholarship”, Cluj-Napoca, 28-30 October 2008
  • 2009 – “The Alienation and Assimilation Process in the Jewish Communities from Europe”, Cluj-Napoca, 27-29 October 2009
  • 2010 – “The Situation of the Central European Jews at the End of the second World War”, Oradea, 20 November 2010
  • 2014 – “Holocaust – Comemorarea a 70 de ani de la deportarea evreilor din Nordul Transilvaniei în lagărele de exterminare nazistă. 1944-2014” (“Holocaust. Remembering the Deportation of the Jews in Northern Transylvania 70 Years on. 1944-2014”), Cluj-Napoca, 8-9 April 2014
  • 2015 – “Studiile iudaice din România şi tânăra generaţie de cercetători” (“The Jewish Studies in Romania and the Young Generation of Researchers”), Cluj-Napoca, 16 November 2015
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2013

Lectures by Dr. Paul Farkas, Lecturer (Haifa, Israel)

  • “Elaine Feinstein – Familia evreiască în romanele The Survivors, Dreamers, Children of the Rose şi Mother’s Girl” (“Elaine Feinstein – The Jewish Family in the Novels The Survivors, Dreamers, Children of the Rose and Mother’s Girl”), 20 March 2013 at the Dr. Moshe Carmilly Institute for Hebrew and Jewish History
  • “Jurnalul de lagăr scris de Aly Steinmetz” (“Aly Steinmetz’ Concentration Camp Diary”), 21 March 2013 at the Dr. Moshe Carmilly Institute for Hebrew and Jewish History