Open today from 10:00am to 5:00pm
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We would like to invite you all to an international scientific conference "Jewish history and culture in Eastern Europe: Lithuanian and American scholars in conversation". Two days conference is organized in two cities, two different venues - Martynas Mažvydas National library of Lithuania in Vilnius and Sugihara museum in Kaunas. 

The second part of it in Sugihara museum consists of 4 presentations:
9:30–9:45 Welcome and Introductions

9:45–11:15 Session Five: Jewsand Lithuanians in the Interwar Period. LinasVenclauskas, “Creating Reality: Jews and Lithuanians in the Project of Modern Lithuania”
Eric L. Goldstein, “Friends or Adversaries Jews and their Lithuanian Neighbors in Interwar Darbėnai”

11:30–13:00 Session Six: Jews, Memory, and the Arts in Eastern Europe
Daiva Citvarienė, “Re-imagining the Past: The Spirit Guide to the Ol dCity”
Jason Francisco, “Wrestling with Memory: Selected Photoworks on Eastern Europe,1997-2017”

The conference is free of charge. 
Event is Sponsored by:
Tam Institute for Jewish Studies,
Emory University (Atlanta, GA),
Judaica Research Center,
Martynas Mažvydas National Library (Vilnius)
Sugihara Diplomats for Life Foundation (Kaunas)