Gesher Galicia SIG #Galicia The Galitzianer: Call for Papers #galicia

Gesher Galicia SIG

Gesher Galicia's journal, the Galitzianer, invites members and
nonmembers of Gesher Galicia to share family stories and other
accounts of general interest to genealogists. All submissions should
have a clear connection to Austrian Galicia (1772-1918) or to the
interwar period and the Holocaust in the territory of former Galicia.

The journal is also seeking submissions in the following specific

** Secrets Beyond the Records: Examples include unusual archival
records >from Galicia or surprising details found in various sources
that reshaped your understanding of your own family history.

** Education: Examples include the impact of education on your
family in Galicia, the intergenerational tensions over education for
women, and stories about Galician public schools or the schools
established by Jewish philanthropist Baron de Hirsch.

** Galician Profiles: This category includes biographical profiles of
Jewish writers, musicians, artists, mathematicians, and political
figures who were active in Galicia.

** Other potential topics include the Jewish press in Galicia (the
language and target audience), literature published in Galicia in
Yiddish or Hebrew, and reviews of Galicia-related books.

Prior to submitting an article, please contact me at with a brief description of your
proposal. Please note that all accepted articles undergo editorial
review and revisions to make sure they conform to the style of the

For other information about the Galitzianer, including general
instructions for authors, please see

Jodi G. Benjamin
Editor, the Galitzianer
The Quarterly Research Journal of Gesher Galicia


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