IAJGS 2018 Warsaw programming for LitvakSIG #lithuania


Carol Hoffman
 

We're hoping to see many of you at the forthcoming conference in
Warsaw. It's not too late to register
http://www.iajgs2018.org/register_conference.cfm

For those who will be attending the conference I draw your attention
to some of LitvakSIG's many activities. We'll start off by
participating in the SHARE Fair.

LitvakSIG day programming is scheduled for Tuesday 7 August from
8:00-17:00, see below:

Researching Your Litvak Ancestors - Judy Baston

A Personal Project to Remember our Ancestors: Vilkaviskis, Lithuania
Then and Now - Ralph Salinger

LitvakSIG Meeting

$$$ Litvak SIG Luncheon - Russ Maurer guest speaker

Tracing Family History in Official Records of the Russian Empire and
Republic of Lithuania - Vitalija Gircyte guest speaker >from Lithuania

The 1784 Grand Duchy of Lithuania Census Records: Finding your
pre-Shtetl and Family Name Origins - Harold Rhode

The Partisan Song Project and Genealogy - Inspiring and Connecting a
New Generation - Eli Rabinowitz

BOF meetings for LitvakSIG are as follows:
Monday: Svencionys + Klaipeda + Disna DRG
Wednesday: Kupiskis/Rokiskis + Lida-Oshmiany
Thursday: Telsiai-Siauliai + Panevezys DRG + Suwalki + Vilnius DRG
Friday: Kaunas DRG

Check the program for exact dates, times and locations.

Keep in mind that Vitalija Gircyte will be taking and answering
personal research questions on Wednesday morning. If you registered
for the conference and wish to submit personal research questions
write to me saftacarol@gmail.com to receive the form and submit in
return no later than 10 July 2018.

In addition to all of the above, more programs are of particular
interest to Litvaks such as: several presentations about the
Lithuanian Shtetl of Seduva, and also Documenting the Vilna Ghetto
Library with Judy Baston.

We'll see you in Warsaw!

Carol Hoffman
LitvakSIG President

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