Gloria Berkenstat Freund <gloria@...>
The Jewish Genealogical Society is the host society for the 2006
International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies annual
conference to be held at the Marriott Marquis here in New York City
from August 13th to 18th.We are pleased to announce our Call for Papers. Submissions should be
made at the Conference website at
All abstract submissions must be submitted via our on-line abstract
module process. E-mail submittals will not be accepted.
Presentation categories are listed below:
Computer Training Workshops
Eastern and Central European research
Genetics and DNA Research
Immigration, naturalization and migration
Metropolitan New York City and New York State research
Non-European research (e.g. India, China)
Technology and Internet resources
United States research
Yiddish theater/Tin Pan Alley
Just follow the instructions at the website.
The decision to accept a submission will be heavily weighted toward
presentations not given at previous IAJGS Conferences, that provide
specific research methodology and that include specific information for
researchers to replicate the success of the presenter in acquiring
Sessions will be one hour and fifteen minutes, with the last 15 minutes
reserved for questions and answers.
Proposal Deadline December 1, 2005.
Speakers will be notified no later than February 1, 2006
Handout material/resource material, due March 1, 2006, is required for
each presentation and will be included in the syllabus distributed to
all conference registrants. Further details of the handout material
requirements will be provided upon acceptance of lecture.
Gloria Berkenstat Freund
2006 Conference Program Committee Chair