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Conference 17 - 19 October 2009

Transforming Berlin's Urban Space – East European Jewish Migrants in Charlottengrad and the Scheunenviertel, 1918-1939

Since the end of the 19th century, Berlin had been a staging post and a refuge to Jews from Eastern Europe. The migrants settled mainly in Charlottengrad and the Scheunenviertel, making the German capital a center for Jewish culture and at the same time a multicultural cityscape. Their experiences, their perceptions, and their survival strategies in the city are the focus of the conference.

Simultaneous interpretation of the conference proceedings into German, English, and Russian will be available.
Further information and conference program at www.charlottengrad-scheunenviertel.de

A conference organized by the Institute for East European Studies at the Free University of Berlin in collaboration with the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Academic Consortium (Wissenschaftliche Arbeitsgemeinschaft) of the Leo Baeck Institute


Sunday 18 October and Monday 19 October 2009, from 9 am to 6 pm


Libeskind Building, second level, Great Hall


(catering available on request for 15 euros, reduced rate 7.50 euros)
Please register on tel. +49 (0)30 – 25993 353 or konferenz[at]jmberlin.de.


Yvonne Niehues
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 445
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 330


Saturday 17 October at 7 pm at the Centrum Judaicum, Oranienburger Str. 28/30, Berlin-Mitte

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