7pm (Jerusalem) / 6pm (Warsaw) / 5pm (London) 12 noon (New York)
A conversation between
Oren Weinberg, Director General, National Library of Israel
Dr. Tomasz Makowski, Director General, National Library of Poland
Prof. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Professor Emerita of Performance Studies, New York University; Ronald S. Lauder Chief Curator, Core Exhibition, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
National libraries hold their countries' heritage "in trust" in more ways than one.
What does this mean? In Poland? In Israel?
How are Jewish and Polish writers' identities defined and reflected?
How have the national libraries safeguarding their works become "experiences" and not just "repositories"?
Join us for a fascinating discussion of these topics and more…
"The National Library of Israel in Conversation with the National Library of Poland"
Part of the lecture series:
SSSHHH! Listening to the Noise of National Libraries Around the World
Thursday May 6th 24 Iyar 07:00 - 08:00
Oren Weinberg, Dr. Tomasz Makowski, Prof. Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
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Krasiński Palace. Photo: A. Savin