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8th September - CONFERENCE DAY ONE: Jews and Modern Visual Culture

International conference hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and Manchester Jewish Museum (8th-10th September)

Sunday 8 September

4:30-5:00pm:

Introduction and welcome to conference and Manchester Jewish Museum exhibition.

5:00-5:45pm:

David Glasser (Ben Uri Gallery, London, UK): “The Spielberg Question – Jewish Culture – Qualitative or Quantitative?”

5:45–7:15pm

Keynote presentation:

David Shneer (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA): “Her Cry Became The World’s Cry: Dmitrii Baltermants’ Grief and the Universalization of the Holocaust Through Soviet Photography”.

Conference Fees: Full Participant (£100 - including £40 for conference dinner on Monday 9 Sept); Day Delegate (£25 for 3 days/£10 for 1 day/ Free for Best Friends and Patrons). To book please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it