Rabbinic Genealogy SIG #Rabbinic 2006 IAJGS Conference Call for Papers #rabbinic

Gloria Berkenstat Freund <gloria@...>

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

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 accepted.

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

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

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

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