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Conference of the Association for Canadian Jewish Studies (ACJS)



Sunday, May 29, 2016 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016


See pages 46-47 in the Congress Guide

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About the conference

Join the Association for Canadian Jewish Studies at our 40th annual conference! Community Day (May 29th) features panels on Western Canadian Jewish history, the launch of Dr. Ira Robinson's latest book "A History of Antisemitism in Canada", and a banquet celebrating our 40th anniversary. Panels on May 30th and 31st explore a range of topics related to Canadian Jewish history and contemporary life, including Dr. David Bercuson's keynote speech on May 31st, on the role of Canadian Jewish servicemen and women during World War ll.


Featured speakers

Dr. Ira Robinson, Director of the Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies (Concordia University). Keynote speech on Antisemitism in Canada at the book launch for "The History of Antisemitism in Canada" (May 29th, 2016). 

Dr. David Bercuson, Director of the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies (University of Calgary), and Officer of the Order of Canada. Keynote speech on Canadian Jewish servicemen and women during World War ll (May 31st, 2016).

Featured events

  • Community Day (May 29th)
  • 40th Anniversary Banquet (evening of May 29th)


Only those people who are registered for Congress 2016 and have added the Association for Canadian Jewish Studies (ACJS, #34) to their Congress registration may attend this conference. Please note that conference registration fees are separate from the association's membership fees.

About the association

For more information about membership or this conference, please contact the association directly at the contacts listed below.