Performing the Jewish Archive

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Programme

(correct as of 9 January 2018)

SUNDAY 14 JANUARY 2017 ♦ MON 15 JANUARYTUE 16 JANUARY

11:30-12:30: Registration and lunch


12:30-13:00: Official opening
Stephen Muir, (Principal Investigator, Performing the Jewish Archive)


13:00-14:40: Session 1 – Memorialization and Education


14:40-15:00: Tea / coffee


15:00-16:40: Session 2 – Performers and Audiences


16:40-17.00: Tea / coffee break


17:00-18:30: Keynote lecture



MONDAY 15 JANUARY 2017

9:30-11:10: Session 3 – Performers and Institutions


11:10-11:30: Poster introduction (with tea / coffee)


11:30-13:30: Session 4 – Composers and their Archives


13:30-14:15: Lunch


14:15-15:45: Panel 1 – Performing the Jewish Archive


15:45-16:00: Tea / coffee


16:00-17:00: Performance
Ben Spatz, Nazlıhan Eda Erçin, and Agnieszka Mendel:
Body of Song: Digital archives and embodied research in the Judaica Laboratory


17:00-18:30: Panel 2 – Mediating the archive


18:30-19:00: Free time


19:00-20:00: Supper


20:00-21:00: Concert, performed by the Cassia String Quartet

Cassia String Quartet: Amy Welch, Tory Clarke, Laurie Dempsey, Andy Crick

The Cassia String Quartet was born out of a passion for the string quartet repertoire. Recipients of the 2013 Musiciens Entre Guerre et Paix Award from the International Académie Ravel, they were finalists in the Trinity Laban Intercollegiate Competition and winners of the 2013 Nossek String Quartet Prize. They are now an associate quartet of Birmingham Conservatoire. Collaborations include commissioning and premiering a quartet by the composer Aaron Parker and performing alongside the clarinettist Nicholas Cox, pianist Sally Halsey and the Ely Sinfonia. The quartet have also enjoyed working alongside several bands, most notably New Order, The Charlatans, and Daughter. 



TUESDAY 16 JANUARY 2017

9:30-11:00: Panel 3 – Jewish music, cultural revival, and the archive: Towards a sustainable future


11:00-11:20: Tea / coffee break


11:20-12:40: Paper; video documentary


12:40-13:20: Lunch


13:20-14:50: Panel 4 – The ‘Testifying to the Truth’ project: Rethinking online access to Holocaust testimony


14:50-15:30: Closing remarks & conference end

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