German Interest Programs for DC 2011 Conference #germany


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Here are more presentations that will interest you (that I didn=92t
mention in my July 11th announcement) at the 31st IAJGS Conference in
Washington DC >from August 14th-19th!!

ADDITIONAL GERMAN INTEREST PROGRAMS:

Monday, August 15; 3:45 to 5:00pm; M-501 "Memel (Klaipeda) Archive
Records" (East Prussian archive records) by specialist, Howard Margol

=A0Monday, August 15; 3:45 PM; M-FS4 FILM: "In Heaven, Underground" (90 min=.)

North of the 130-year-old Weissensee Jewish Cemetery that was one of
the few institutions to remain in Jewish hands during the Nazi regime.

=A0Tuesday, August 16; 2:15 to 3:30pm;T-401 "Bad Arolsen Research =96 Past
Experiences and Now" covered by panelists; Dr. Diane Afoumado, Carol
Baird, Gary Mokotoff, Michael Goldstein and Rose Lerer Cohen.

*******=A0Wednesday, August 17; 11:00am to 12:15pm; "Reconstructing
Historical Jewish Communities in Nassau" by historian and GerSIG
sponsored speaker Gerhard
Buck.*********************************************(

=A0Thursday, August 19=A0=A0 2:15 PM; Th-FS4 FILM: "In Heaven, Underground"
(90 min.) REPEAT

REVISED ** FULL ** GERMAN JEWISH SIG CONFERENCE MUST SEE AND DO LIST:

Sunday, August 14, 2011; 12:30pm to 2:00pm; Film; "Kinderland ist
abgebrannt (Kinderland Cinderland)". Film made with never before seen
archive material of South Germany leading up to WWII.

Sunday, August 14, 2011; 2.00pm to 5.00pm; SIG/BOF Fair; German Jewish
Special Interest Group (GerSIG) will be participating. Come visit our
=93booth=94 to get your questions answered and receive a GerSIG sticker.

Sunday, August 14, 2011; 3:45pm to 5:00pm; "Surname Adoption in
Germany: Where and When" by resident German professional genealogist,
Roger Lustig.

Monday, August 15, 2011; 11am to 12:15pm; Presentation, =93Old German
Script; Especially of 19th Century=94 by expert, Gerhard Buck sponsored
by GerSIG. Gerhard flew >from Germany to present this to us!

Monday, August 15, 2011; 12:30pm to 2pm; GerSIG Luncheon (requires
reservations and fee), =93Henry Morgenthau in Conversation with Karen
Franklin=94. Meet these two knowledgeable and entertaining speakers and
enjoy a delicious lunch with other GerSIGgers.

Monday, August 15; 3:45 to 5:00pm; M-501 "Memel (Klaipeda) Archive
Records" (East Prussian archive records) by specialist, Howard Margol

Monday, August 15; 3:45 PM; M-FS4 FILM: "In Heaven, Underground" (90 min.)

North of the 130-year-old Weissensee Jewish Cemetery that was one of
the few institutions to remain in Jewish hands during the Nazi regime.

Tuesday August 16 2011; 9:30am to 10:30am; GerSIG meeting. Hear about
the projects and GerSIG activities that will help you research and
meet some potential cousins.

Tuesday, August 16; 2:15 to 3:30pm;T-401 "Bad Arolsen Research =96 Past
Experiences and Now" covered by panelists; Dr. Diane Afoumado, Carol
Baird, Gary Mokotoff, Michael Goldstein and Rose Lerer Cohen.

Tuesday August 16 2011; 3:45pm to 5pm; "Accessing Jewish Records from
the German Archives". Learn how to prepare and get more >from your
German-Jewish research >from German genealogist expert, Jeanette
Rosenberg.

Tuesday August 16 2011; 5:45 to 6:45pm; GerSIG Speaker Donor Reception
for everyone who has donated to the GerSIG Speaker Fund in 2010-2011.
Meet our speakers and other donors while nibbling on hors d=92oeuvres.

Wednesday August 17, 2011; 7:30am - 9.15am; "Breakfast with the German
Research Experts" (requires reservations and fee and just became
available on line). Get your questions answered and glean useful
advice for your German Jewish research >from Roger Lustig and Jeanette
Rosenberg, GerSIG Directors.

Wednesday, August 17; 11:00am to 12:15pm; "Reconstructing Historical
Jewish Communities in Nassau" by historian and GerSIG sponsored
speaker Gerhard Buck.

Wednesday August 17, 2011; 2:15pm to 3:30pm; Embassy Experience:
Embassy of Germany. Meet Andreas Krauss, German Embassy 1st Secretary
in the Political Department, in the hotel (Embassy under remodel).
He=92ll cover Jewish life in Germany today.

Wednesday August 17, 2011; 3:45pm to 5:00pm; "New German-Jewish
On-Line Resources". Learn about key collections and their significance
to your research >from Roger Lustig.

Thursday August 18, 2011; 9:30am to 10:45am; "French and German Jewish
Immigrants along the Mississippi". Discover the history and influence
of German and French migrants along the Mississippi River by Dr. Anny
Bloch-Raymond.

Thursday, August 19=A0=A0 2:15 PM; Th-FS4 FILM: "In Heaven, Underground"
(90 min.) REPEAT

=A0You can read presentation descriptions and information on the
speakers by visiting:
http://www.dc2011.org/index.php/conference-program.

See you in August,

=A0Nancy Adelson GerSIG Director, GerSIG IAJGS Conference Co-chair

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