International Conference "European Jews Facing the Imminence of the Holocaust"

Pomnik Bohaterów Getta zdobiony płaskorzeźbą. W tle budynek Muzeum POLIN.
fot. M. Jaźwiecki / Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich

The conference’s aim is to identify and describe the Jewish experience of life amidst the imminent threat of destruction during the Holocaust. The conference marks the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

  • 23-25 April, 2023 (Sunday-Tuesday), POLIN Museum, Warsaw
  • 23 April (Sunday), Auditorium
  • 24-25 (Monday-Tuesday), conference room A
  • Languages of the conference: English and Polish (simultaneous translation)
  • Free admission


  • POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
  • Polish Center for Holocaust Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture – Simon Dubnow
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

To watch recordings from the conference please contact: [email protected]

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Logos of organizers of conference: POLIN Museum, Polish Center for Holocaust Research, Dubnow Institut, Leipzig, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Below there are logos of GEOP, Taube Philantropies, William K. Bowes Jr. Foundation and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland with inscriptions: The conference is supported by Taube Philanthropies, the William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation, and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland. The conference is organized within the Global Education Outreach Program.


Logo of Warsaw Ghetto MuseumLogos of 80th anniversary of the outbreak of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising