POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Poland, Vilnius University are pleased to invite you to the International Online Conference “In the Radiance of the Vilna Gaon: History of Lithuanian Jewry” (Wednesday, 18 November, 2020).
The Vilna Gaon is undoubtedly one of the most famous people to have lived in Lithuania. He became an influential religious leader in the Jewish world and has remained important for the Litvak religious tradition. The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania declared 2020 as the year of the “Vilna Gaon and Lithuanian Jewish history”.
The international conference “In the Radiance of the Vilna Gaon: History of Lithuanian Jewry” will discuss new approaches in academic research to the history of the Jewish community in Vilnius in the times of the Gaon, alongside Jewish history and culture in Lithuania.
Conference language: English
More information: https://www.polin.pl/en