Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia Child Survivor & 2nd Generation Conference #galicia
Subject: Call for Papers: Child Survivor & 2nd Generation Conference
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2001 04:24:51 EST
NOTE...DEADLINE FOR PROPOSED PAPERS IS FEB. 7th
There will also be some programs for Second Generation
">from the Holocaust to Healing the World
>from the Shoah to Tikkun Olam"
Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust, Houston and
Second Generation Jewish Holocaust Survivors
Public Forum on Children and Genocide
International Conference - Westin Galleria Hotel
Houston, Texas - October 14-16, 2001
Co-Sponsored by: World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the
Holocaust, Holocaust Museum Houston and Rice University
The Public Forum on Children and Genocide is dedicated to
furthering the understanding of the long-term effects of genocide upon
child survivors throughout the world, past and present. A major focus
of the forum will be the discussion by experts on what can be learned
>from child survivors of the Holocaust and how those lessons can help
other children, worldwide, who are survivors of genocide today.
Scholars, historians, educators, members of the therapeutic
community, graduate students, and others knowledgeable about the subject
of children and genocide are invited to submit presentations in any form,
including, but not restricted to, lecture, panel, or seminar. There will
be 4 tracks:
1) The historical track will examine children's actual experiences in
the Holocaust, the framework in which these occurred and their aftermath.
2) The therapeutic track will look at the psyche and psychology of the
survivor as child and adult. Holocaust child survivors and children in
countries such as Bosnia, Cambodia, and Rwanda.
3) The educational track will address teaching about Children In The
Holocaust and other genocides in schools, universities, and other
4) The general track will address the often-ignored effects of
genocidal wars on children and will consider the Holocaust and other
genocides >from various perspectives.
Submissions Accompanied By Page Listing Name(s) Of Presenter(s),
Addresses, Tel., Type Of Presentation, Length (30-90minutes), CV.,
proposal 2-5 pages, double spaced, in English. No returns unless
accompanied with a self-addressed envelope with postage.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: FEBRUARY 7, 2001
>from THE SHOAH TO TIKUN OLAM CONFERENCE
Holocaust Museum Houston
Houston, TX 77004
Or by e-mail: ChildH2001@aol.com
Acceptance will be mailed by May 1, 2001.
Contact by e-mail only.
For more information see
< http://www.jewishgen.org/JewishGen/ChildPresentations.htm >