Roundtable: What is Jewish about Jewish Museums? Tuesday, January 16, 2024, 6:30 pm

January 17, 2024

Yesterday, CEU and the Jewish Museum Vienna co-organized a round table discussion: "What is Jewish about Jewish Museums," at the Jewish Museum at Dorotheergasse (What is Jewish about Jewish Museums? | CEU Events). Felicitas Heiman-Jelinek moderated a discussion between Barbara Staudinger (director of the Jewish Museum Vienna) and Bernhard Purin (director of the Jewish Museum Munich), who reflected on the goals and visions motivating their work and engaged in a vibrant debate about the "Jewishness" of Jewish museums in general.

This was organized in the framework of a CEU course on "Jewish Heritage," taught by Carsten Wilke (with the participation of many visiting lecturers) (