2006 IAJGS annual conference #yiddish
David Harris <dorsharris@...>
The Jewish Genealogical Society of New York 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 have received a great number of submissions for new and varied
presentations and look forward to receiving even more. If you are planning
to make a submission, please note that today is one-month mark before the
December 1st deadline for responding to our Call for Papers.
Submissions should be made at the Conference website at
http://www.jgsny2006.org/call.cfm All abstract submissions must be submitted
via our on-line abstract module process. E-mail submittals will not be
Possible presentation categories are listed below:
Computer Training Workshops/Eastern and Central European research/Genetics
and DNA Research/Holocaust research/Immigration, naturalization and
migration/Eretz Israel, pre and post 1948/Methodology/Metropolitan New York
City and New York State research/Non-European research (e.g. India,
China)/Rabbinical research/Repositories/Sephardic research/South and Central
American research/Technology and Internet resources/United States&North
American research/Western European research/Yiddish theater/Tin Pan Alley
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 information.
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