Invitation – Who lived, who build here?

Program:

9.00-9.30 Meeting at FUGA

9.30
Welcome Address by Géza Komoróczy, Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Assyriology and Hebraistic, Budapest

Session 1. 10.00–11.30. Moderator: Carsten Wilke

10.00
Fredric Bedoire, Royal Institute of Art, School of Architecture, Stockholm
Jewish Contribution to the Nineteenth-Century Metropolis

10.30
Rudolf Klein, Saint Steven University Budapest, Faculty of Architectural Sciences
THE “MODERNIST SHTETL”: Újlipótváros in Budapest
– An Urban Historical and Architectural Study –

11.00
Miklós Konrád, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Historical Studies, Budapest
Jews in the Popular Culture of Fin-de-siècle Budapest

11.30–12.00 Coffee break

Session 2. 12.00-13.30. Moderator: TBA

12.00
Dominique Tomasov Blinder, independent architect/researcher, Barcelona
Travel Back and Forth: Building and Rebuilding in Barcelona

12.30
Katrin Keßler, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Bet Tfila – Research Unit of Jewish Architecture in Europe
Movement and Presence – the Jewish Topography of Berlin

13.00
Catherine Szántó, AMP (Architecture-Milieu-Paysage) laboratory, Paris-La Villette School of Architecture
Jewish contribution to the Urban Development of Paris

Lunch 13.30-14.00

Session 3. 14.30-16.00. Moderator: András Kovács

14:30
Michael Miller, Central European University Budapest, Nationalism Studies Program
Nostalgia for “The World of Yesterday”: Jewish Quarters in Moravia in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

15.00
Ruth Ellen Gruber, Jewish Heritage Europe, Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe, London
Life after Life: Historic Jewish Quarters in 21th Century Europe

15.30 Coffee break

Session 4. 16.00–17.30. Moderator: Júlia Váradi

16.00
Perczel Anna, ÓVÁS! Association, Budapest
Who Lived, Who Built Here? Jewish Contribution to the Development of Budapest as a Metropolis (1840–1944)

16.30
János Ladányi, John Wesley Theological College Budapest
Who Lived, Who Built Here? Is there a way to create a representative sample?

17.00
Andrea Szőnyi, USC Shoah Foundation Institute, Zachor Foundation for Social Memory, Budapest
Local History, Jewish History and Education

18:00 Opening of the exhibition
Who Lived, Who Built Here? The exhibition presents the material of the website on the Jewish contribution to Elisabethstadt and Theresienstadt.
Opening talk: György Konrád