Application deadline for the VI International Conference is extended

Application deadline for the VI International Conference “Holocaust Museums in the 21st Century: Tasks and Perspectives” is extended until 15th of March. The Conference will be held in Riga on May 21-22, 2019.

Besides the main session, dedicated to the museums of the Holocaust, the conference will also include specific sessions:

  • Memorials and unknown places of memory of the Holocaust;
  • Holocaust in journalism and literature;
  • Holocaust in art;
  • Migration crises and issues of tolerance: then and now;
  • Holocaust in the Mediterranean: unknown pages of history.

The conference will also include a separate panel discussion dedicated to the amended edition of Max Kaufmann’s Extermination of Jews of Latvia. The book will be presented in English and in German with the comments of Grigory Smirin, Ph. D. in history.

Working languages of the conference are English, Russian, and Latvian. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided. We ask you to send your applications with a brief presentation of your theses (approx. 300 words) to the e-mail address before 15 March.

The hotel (2 nights) and food expenses of foreign participants of the conference will be covered.

To register for the conference, fill out an application form:


For those who would like to attend the Conference as a listener and receive all the organizational information related to it, fill out the following form: