Seminar "Jews in Siberia: history and cultural heritage"

On July 1-6 2019 at the premises of  the Omsk state University named by F. M. Dostoevsky Сenter "Sefer" and the Laboratory for the study of Jewish civilization at the faculty of history of OmSU will host a scientific seminar for students "Jews in Siberia: history and cultural heritage", organized with the financial support of the grant of the President of the Russian Federation for the development of civil society.

(in Russian)

The seminar involves an intensive educational program: mini-courses on history and Jewish material heritage in Siberia (architecture, cemeteries, objects), master classes on epigraphy and ethnography from Russian and Israeli researchers. The seminar participants will be offered an extensive cultural program – thematic tours of the city, a visit to the Omsk regional Museum and the center for the study of the Civil war, introduction to Jewish languages and culture, Israeli cinema, as well as a warm welcome and informal communication.

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Participation in the seminar is free, all students are provided with meals, educational and cultural program. Students of Siberian and Ural universities aged 18 and over are invited to participate. Nonresident students are provided with accommodation in the hostel of the Omsk state University. as well as a grant for travel to the venue of the seminar for outstanding students (on a competitive basis).
Applicants are required to complete the application form until May 15, 2019.  For further information please contact Please title your message "seminar in Omsk". Seminar selection results will be sent out by May 25, 2019.