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Resorts, Spas, and Sommerfrische: Jewish Cultures of Rest and Recreation

Sonntag, 11.06.2023

11.6. – 13.6.2023
Josef Fröhlich Saal, Congress Ausseerland
Kurhausplatz 144, 8990 Bad Aussee



Sunday, June 11th

16.00 Welcome

16.15 - 18.00 Panel I: National Fashions, Cosmopolitan Tastes
Sabine Wieber (University of Glasgow): Jewish Salon Tiroler: Tracht between Fashion, Folklore and Nationalism, 1890-1938
Merle Bieber (Institut für jüdische Geschichte Österreichs): Austrian Jews and Tracht between Identity, Acculturation and Rejection
Julia Cohen (Vanderbilt University) and Devi Mays (University of Michigan): Tastemakers: How a Forgotten Group of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa Shaped Modern European Culture.

18.30 Conference Dinner


Monday, June 12th

9.00 – 11.00 Panel II: Urban-Rural Contacts
Dieter J. Hecht (Austrian Academy of Sciences): Who are the Novaks, the Neustadtels, the Zweigs? Jewish Tourists as Strangers and Locals in Velden am Wörthersee around 1900
Miklós Konrád (Institute of History of the Research Centre for the Humanities, Budapest): Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion. Jews and Non-Jews in Hungarian Spas and Health Resorts (1840–1914)
Susanne Korbel (University of Graz): Romance, Recreation, and Resentments: Travels of Austrian Jewish Families to Sommerfrische Destinations
Michael L. Miller (Central European University): Scandal in Szarszó: Modesty, Morality, and 'Jewish' Mores at Lakeside Resorts in Interwar Hungary

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 Panel III: Refuge, Recreation and Rehabilitation
Anke Kalkbrenner (University Wuppertal): Recover, Gain Weight, Revive Jewish Culture - The Children's Summer Camp at Brüningslinden Castle, Berlin
Ethell Gershengorin (University of Wisconsin): Health, Hygiene, and Summer Fun: Children's Summer Colonies of the OZE in Eastern Europe 1918-1938
Katrin Sippel (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Exilforschung): 'Unwanted holidays.' Portuguese Spas as Places of Fixed Abode for Refugees during World War II

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 16.00 Panel IV: Fantasy and Desire
Roberta Maierhofer (University of Graz): Male Fantasies in an Austrian Spa Town: David Schalko’s novel Bad Regina (2020)
Judith Müller (Goethe University Frankfurt): The resorts of David Vogel: European heterotopias of rest and recreation in the Hebrew author’s novellas
Alison Rose (University of Rhode Island): From Romance to Exclusion: Everyday Encounters Between Jewish Women and Non-Jews at Austrian Spas and Resorts: 1890–1914

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00 Panel V: Antisemitism
Eva Janáčová (Czech Academy of Sciences): Spa Antisemitism in Bohemia and Moravia
Shelley Hornstein (York University): No Jews Allowed: Architectural History and The Crisis of Hospitality at Canadian Resort Hotels
Brett Levi (New York University): 'We see the faces of gentiles full of hatred': The Orthodox Jewish Encounter with Non-Jewish Space and Society in Post-World War II Alpine Resort Towns

19.00 Conference Dinner


Tuesday, June 13th

9.00 – 10.30 Panel VI: A Jewish Space?
Stephanie Rotem (Tel Aviv University): European Nostalgia: Young Tel-Aviv as a Seaside Resort
Monika Adamczyk-Garbowska (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin): The Magic Mountain near Lublin: Reconstructing Yankev Glatstein’s Visit to Poland in the Summer of 1934
Viktoriya Sukovata (Leipzig University): Resort, Sanatorium and the 'Jewish world' in Sholom Aleichem’s Marienbad
Anne Rothfeld (Indepentend Scholar/American University): Intermingling of Jewish doctors and their Patients at the Kurhotels

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00 Panel VII: Traces, Memories, and Remains
Albert Lichtblau (University of Salzburg): “Aussee hat sie nie verlassen.“ The Painter Charlotte Lichtblau
Monika Löscher (Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna): Artefacts of Jewish Summer Retreats in Ausseerland – a Search for Traces
Ruth Ellen Gruber (Jewish Heritage Europe): They 'Stayed' – a Look at Jewish Cemeteries in Spa/Resort Towns

13.00 Final Discussion



A cooperation between the Jewish Studies Program, Central European University and the Center for Jewish Studies, University of Graz



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