Jewish Cultural Treasures in Europe after the Holocaust. Restitution and Relocation

Ort
Berlin
Veranstaltungsort
Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Lindenstr. 9-14, 10969 Berlin, Altbau 2. OG, Konzertsaal
Veranstalter
Jüdisches Museum Berlin / Jewish Museum Berlin
Datum
24.01.2009 - 25.01.2009
Bewerbungsschluss
15.01.2009
Von
Jüdisches Museum Berlin

Zum Abschluss der Ausstellung »Raub und Restitution. Kulturgut aus jüdischem Besitz von 1933 bis heute« veranstaltet das Jüdische Museum Berlin eine internationale Konferenz, die sich mit den von Land zu Land unterschiedlichen juristischen und politischen Rahmenbedingungen bei der Restitution von Kulturgütern beschäftigt. Im Mittelpunkt der Konferenz steht der Umgang mit geraubtem jüdischen Kulturgut in den unmittelbaren Nachkriegsjahren. Die Konferenzsprache ist Englisch.

To conclude the exhibition "Looting and Restitution. Jewish Owned Cultural Artifacts from 1933 to the Present," the Jewish Museum Berlin is organizing an international conference on the variations from country to country in the legal and political requirements for the restitution of cultural artifacts. The conferences focuses on the handling of looted Jewish cultural artifacts in the early postwar years. The conference will be held in English.

Programm

SATURDAY, 24th of JANUARY 2009

PANEL I CONFRONTING LOOTING AND DESTRUCTION: NEW STRATEGIES

10:00 Introduction
Inka Bertz, Jewish Museum Berlin

10:30 Reconstructing Jewish Cultural Landscapes – The »Tentative Lists« Project 1944–1948
Elisabeth Gallas, Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

11:15 Hashavat Avedah: JCR, Inc. and the Rescue of Heirless Jewish Cultural Property After WW II
Dana Herman, Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati

12:00 Lunch Break

PANEL II GERMANY AND AUSTRIA

13:30 To Whom Do the Jewish Cultural Treasures belong after 1945? Conflict of Interests in the City of Frankfurt am Main
Katharina Rauschenberger, Jewish Museum Frankfurt am Main

14:15 The situation in Berlin 1945–1953
N.N.

15:00 Displaced on Three Continents. The Fate of the Material Heritage of the Jewish Community in Vienna
Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek, Jewish Museum Vienna

15:45 Coffee Break

PANEL III EAST CENTRAL EUROPE I

16:15 What Happened in Prague?
Michaela Sidenberg, Jewish Museum in Prague

17:00 Dealing with the Jewish Cultural Assets in Post-War Poland
Nawojka Cieslinska-Lobkowicz, Art Historian and Provenance Researcher, Warsaw/Munich

17:45 The Jewish Historical Institute as a Repository for Jewish Cultural Treasures in Poland
N. N.

SUNDAY, 25th of JANUARY 2009

PANEL IV WESTERN EUROPE

10:00 A Matter of Conscience? Legal and Moral Aspects of Dutch Restitution Policy
Julie Marthe Cohen, Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

10:45 The Fate of Jewish-Owned Cultural Treasures in Paris and in France
Laurence Sigal, Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, Paris

11:30 Looted Jewish Art and Cultural Properties in Italy. The Difficult Restitution and Compensation after 1945
Paola Bertilotti, Sciences-Po, Paris / Ecole Normale Supérieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Lyon

12:15 Lunch Break

PANEL V EAST CENTRAL EUROPE II

13:45 Lviv 1944 – Now. Jewish Cultural Objects and Property. Some Cases and Tendencies
Tarik Cyril Amar, Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, Lviv

14:30 Restitution Issues in Post-War Romania
Hildrun Glass, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

15:15 »Disappeared?« The Fate of Jewish-Owned Cultural Artifacts in Hungary after 1945
Eszter Gantner, ELTE University of Budapest – Center for Central European German Jewish Culture

16:00 Final discussion: Open Questions, Ongoing Controversies

Kontakt

Antje Haferkamp
mail: a.haferkamp@jmberlin.de
phone: +49 (30) 25993 353
fax: +49 (30) 25993 330

Zitation
Jewish Cultural Treasures in Europe after the Holocaust. Restitution and Relocation, 24.01.2009 – 25.01.2009 Berlin, in: H-Soz-Kult, 16.12.2008, <www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-10582>.
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