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השותפות האקדמית הבין-אוניברסיטאית ללימודי רוסיה ומזרח אירופה

Dr. Vladimir Levin

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS


Books
1.    מתקוה ליאוש: הפוליטיקה היהודית באימפריה הרוסית בעידן הריאקציה, 1907 – 1914 [From Hope to Despair: Jewish Politics in the Russian Empire in the Period of Reaction, 1907–1914] (temporary title). Accepted for publication by the Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History, Jerusalem.

2.    יהודי רוסיה בשלהי תקופת האימפריה ובימי מלחמת האזרחים, 1900–1921 [Russia’s Jews during the Late Imperial Period and the Civil War, 1900–1921], Unit 1 at the course “Russian Jews in the Twentieth Century,” Open University of Israel, 2012 (200 pp.).

Articles and chapters:
3.     "הפולקס-פרטיי של שמעון דובנוב – סיפור של כשלון?" [The Folks-Partey of Simon Dubnov: A Story of a Failure?], Zion (in print).

4.    “Socialiniai, ekonominiai, demografiniai bei geografiniai Lietuvos žydų bruožai XIX a.” [Social, Economical, Demographic and Geographic Characteristics of Lithuanian Jewry in the Nineteenth Century” in: Lietuvos žydai. Istorinė studija [Lithuanian Jews: Historical Study], eds. Vladas Sirutavičius, Darius Staliūnas, Jurgita Verbickienė (Vilnius: baltos lankos, in print).

5.    “Civil Law and Jewish Halakhah: Problems of Coexistence in the Late Russian Empire” in Yvonne Kleinmann & Tracie Wilson (eds.), Religion in the Mirror of Law: Eastern European Perspectives from the Early Modern Period till 1939 (Max Planck-Institute for European Legal History Series, Klostermann Publishing House, Frankfurt/Main, in print).

6.    "הרחוב היהודי" באימפריה הרוסית לקראת 1914 [“The Jewish Street” in the Russian Empire before 1914], in Israel Bartal and Michael Beizer (eds.), The History of the Jews in Russia (Jerusalem: The Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History), vol. 3 (in print).

7.    «Еврейская и мусульманская политика в последнее десятилетие царской империи» [Jewish and Muslim politics in the last decade of the Russian empire], Ab Imperio (in print).

8.    with Ilia Lurie, "התהוותה של הפוליטיקה האורתודוקסית באימפריה הרוסית" [The Rise of Orthodox Politics in the Russian Empire], in Israel Bartal (ed.), The History of the Jews in Russia, vol. 2: Ilia Lurie (ed.), From the Partitions of Poland Until the Fall of the Russian Empire, 1772–1917 (Jerusalem: The Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History, 2012), 271–301.

9.    with Ilia Lurie, «Формирование еврейской ортодоксальной политики» [The Rise of Orthodox Politics in the Russian Empire], in Israel Bartal (ed.), The History of the Jews in Russia, vol. 2: Ilia Lurie (ed.), From the Partitions of Poland Until the Fall of the Russian Empire, 1772–1917 (Jerusalem - Moscow: Gesharim – Mosty Kul’tury, 2012), 361–400.

10.    “Vilnius: Synagogues, Batei Midrash and Kloyzn,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedrė Mickūnaitė and Jurgita Šiaučiūnaitė-Verbickienė (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 2 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2012), pp. 281–351, 141 ills.

11.    with Ilia Lurie, «Формирование еврейской ортодоксальной политики» [The Shaping of Jewish Orthodox Politics], in The History of the Jews in Russia, ed. Israel Bartal. Vol. 2: From the Partitions of Poland to the Fall of the Russian Empire, 1772–1917 (in Russian), ed. Ilia Lurie (Jerusalem – Moscow: Gesharim – Mosty Kul’tury, 2012), pp. 361–400.

12.    “Lithuanians in the Jewish Politics of the Late Imperial Period,” in A Pragmatic Alliance: Jewish-Lithuanian Political Cooperation at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, eds. Darius Staliūnas and Vladas Sirutavičius (Budapest – New York: Central European University Press, 2011), pp. 77–118.

13.    "כנסת ישראל": המפלגה הפוליטית האורתודוקסית הראשונה באימפריה הרוסית  [“Knesset Israel”: The first Orthodox political party in the Russian empire] in Zion 76 (2011), pp. 29–62.

14.     “Preventing Pogroms: Patterns in Jewish Politics in Early Twentieth Century Russia” in Anti-Jewish Violence: Rethinking the Pogrom in East European History, eds. Jonathan Dekel-Chen, David Gaunt, Natan M. Meir and Israel Bartal (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2011), pp. 95–110.

15.    “Synagogues in Lithuania: A Historical Overview,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedrė Mickūnaitė and Jurgita Šiaučiūnaitė-Verbickienė (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue, vol. 1 (Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2010), pp. 17–41.

16.    “The St. Petersburg Jewish Community and the Capital of the Russian Empire: An Architectural Dialogue,” in Aliza Cohen-Mushlin and Harmen H. Thies (eds.), Jewish Architecture in Europe (Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag, 2010), pp. 197–217.

17.    “Orthodox Jewry and the Russian Government: An Attempt at Rapprochement, 1907–1914,” East European Jewish Affairs 39, no. 2 (August 2009), pp. 187–204.

18.    “Die jüdischen Wähler und die Reichsduma” [Jewish Voters and the State Duma], in Dittmar Dahlmann and Pascal Trees (eds.), Von Duma zu Duma. Hundert Jahre russischer Parlamentarismus [From Duma to Duma: One Hundred Years of the Russian Parliamentarism] (Bonn: Bonn University Press and V&R unipress, 2009), pp. 155–172.

19.    “The Jewish Socialist Parties in Russia in the Period of Reaction” in Stefani Hoffman and Ezra Mendelsohn (eds.), The Revolution of 1905 and Russia’s Jews (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008), pp. 111–127.

20.    «Русская архитектура на Святой Земле» [Russian Architecture in the Holy Land], Православный Палестинский Сборник [Palestine Orthodox Journal], vol. 105 (2007), pp. 115–125 (published also in ricolor.org/russia/ric/pd/18/).

21.    “Verbreitung jüdischer Zeitschriften in Rußland: Sprache versus Geographie” [Subscription on Jewish Periodicals in Russia: Language versus Geography] in Susanne Marten-Finnis & Markus Winkler (Hg.), Die jüdische Presse im europäischen Kontext, 1686–1990 [Jewish Press in European Context, 1686–1900] (Bremen: Edition lumière, 2006), pp. 101–119.

22.    “Politics at the Crossroads – Jewish Parties and the Second Duma Elections, 1907,” Leipziger Beiträge zur jüdischen Geschichte und Kultur, vol. 2 (2004), pp. 129–146.

23.    “Russian Jewry and the Duma Elections, 1906–1907,” Jews and Slavs, vol. 7 (2000): Jews and Eastern Slavs, Essays on Intercultural Relations, pp. 233–264.

24.    “Basic Features of the Development of Russian Architecture in the Holy Land,” Jews and Slavs, vol. 6 (1999): Jerusalem in Slavic Culture, pp. 351–371.

25.    «Очерк истории еврейского школьного образования в дореволюционном Петербурге» [Essay on the History of Jewish School Education in St. Petersburg before the Revolution],  Еврейская школа [Jewish School] (St. Petersburg), 1993, Jan.-March, pp. 74–86.

26.    «История дореволюционных еврейских молитвенных учреждений Петербурга» [The History of Jewish Prayer Houses in St. Petersburg before the Revolution], Ami - Narod Moi, St. Petersburg, 1993, no. 2(55), no. 3(56).

27.    «История строительства петербургской Хоральной синагоги» [The History of the Building of the St. Petersburg Choral Synagogue], Ami - Narod Moi, St. Petersburg, 1992, no. 17(46), no. 18(47).

Editing:
28.    Co-editor (with Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Giedrė Mickūnaitė and Jurgita Šiaučiūnaitė-Verbickienė), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue. 2 vols. Vilnius: Vilnius Academy of Art Press, 2010–2012. Vol. 1: 335 pp., 501 illustrations; vol. 2: 472 pp., 500 ills.

29.    Scholarly editing of the Russian translation of Jonathan Frankel, Prophecy and Politics: Socialism, Nationalism, and the Russian Jews, 1862-1917. Jerusalem-Moscow: “Gesharim,” 2008, 847 pp.

30.    Co-Editor (with Benjamin Lukin), Исторический путеводитель 100 еврейских местечк Украины: Подолия [Historical Guide 100 Jewish Shtetls of the Ukraine: Podolia], issue 2, St. Petersburg, 2000. 704 pp., 380 ills.

31.    Co-editor (with Abraham Torpusman), Ephraim Wolf, К истории украинского и еврейского национальных движений до 1917 года [To the History of the Ukrainian and Jewish National Movements until 1917], Jerusalem, 2000. 222 pp.

Entries in Encyclopedias and Historical Guides
32.    “State Duma” in: Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur, ed. Dan Diner (Stuttgart and Weimar: Verglag J.B. Metzler) (in print).

33.    “Februarevolution” [February Revolution] in: Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur, ed. Dan Diner (Stuttgart and Weimar: Verglag J.B. Metzler, 2011), vol. 2, pp. 327–330.

34.    “Chmelnitzki” in: The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish History, Religion, and Culture, ed. Judith R. Baskin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), p. 102.

35.    “Pogrom” in: The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish History, Religion, and Culture, ed. Judith R. Baskin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp. 487–488.

36.    “Ukraine” in: The Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish History, Religion, and Culture, ed. Judith R. Baskin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011), pp. 619–620.

37.    “Jews in Poland” (with Piotr Goldstein) in: The Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora, ed. Avrum Ehrlich (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC CLIO, 2009), vol. 3, pp. 982–988.

38.    “Rivne” in: The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, ed. Gershon David Hundert (New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2008), vol. 2, pp. 1566–1567.

39.    “Shargorod” (with Benjamin Lukin) in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 10, Jerusalem, 2001, pp. 65–67.

40.    “Shklov” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 10, Jerusalem, 2001, pp. 224–227.

41.    “Bershad’” (with Ilia Lurie and Benjamin Lukin) in: Istoricheskii putevoditel’ 100 evreiskikh mestechek Ukrainy, Podolia [Historical Guide 100 Jewish Shtetls of the Ukraine, Podolia], issue 2, St. Petersburg, 2000, pp. 117–144.

42.    “Bratslav” (with Benjamin Lukin) in: Istoricheskii putevoditel’ 100 evreiskikh mestechek Ukrainy, Podolia [Historical Guide 100 Jewish Shtetls of the Ukraine, Podolia], issue 2, St. Petersburg, 2000, pp. 145–186.

43.    “Peschanka” (with Benjamin Lukin) in: Istoricheskii putevoditel’ 100 evreiskikh mestechek Ukrainy, Podolia [(Historical Guide 100 Jewish Shtetls of the Ukraine, Podolia], issue 2, St. Petersburg, 2000, pp. 233–242.

44.    “Shpikov” (with Victoria Khiterer and Benjamin Lukin) in: Istoricheskii putevoditel’ 100 evreiskikh mestechek Ukrainy, Podolia [(Historical Guide 100 Jewish Shtetls of the Ukraine, Podolia], issue 2, St. Petersburg, 2000, pp. 451–466.

45.    “Khelm” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 9, Jerusalem, 1999, pp. 763–765.

46.    “Kherson” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 9, Jerusalem, 1999, pp. 776–777.

47.    “Khotin” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 9, Jerusalem, 1999, pp. 914–915.

48.    “Selected Bibliography” in: Evreiskie khroniki XVII stoletiia (Epokha Khmel’nitchiny) [Hebrew Chronicles of the 17th Century - The Chmelnitski Epoch], Jerusalem, 1997, pp. 279–287.

49.    “Stanislav” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 8, Jerusalem, 1996, pp. 591–593.

50.    “Suvalki” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 8, Jerusalem, 1996, pp. 639–640.

51.    “Ternopol’” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 8, Jerusalem, 1996, pp. 946–949.

52.    “Uzhgorod” in: Kratkaia Evreiskaia Entsiklopedia [The Shorter Jewish Encyclopedia in Russian], vol. 8, Jerusalem, 1996, pp. 1155–1156.

Reviews:
53.    Review on John D. Klier, Russians, Jews and the Pogroms of 1881–1882 in: Slavonic and East-European Review (in print).

54.    Review on Sharman Kadish, The Synagogues of Britain and Ireland: An Architectural and Social History, in Studies in Contemporary Jewry (in print).

55.    Review on Natan M. Meir, Kiev, Jewish Metropolis: A History, 1859–1914 in: Gal-Ed: On the History and Culture of Polish Jewry (in print).

56.    Review on Zvi Gitelman and Yaacov Ro’i (eds.), Revolution, Repression, and Revival: The Soviet Jewish Experience in: Studies in Contemporary Jewry 25 (2011) – Eli Lederhendler (ed.), Ethnicity and Beyond: Theories and Dilemmas of Jewish Group Demarcation (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 164–168.

57.    “Interrelations between the Bund and the Polish Socialist Party Reconsidered (Review on Joshua D. Zimmerman, Poles, Jews, and the Politics of Nationality)” in: Jews in Russia and Eastern Europe, issue 1 (58), 2007, pp. 114–117.

58.    “Jewish Press in Vilna – Wilno (Review on Susanne Martin-Finnis, Vilna as a Centre of the Modern Jewish Press, 1840-1928: Aspirations, Challenges, and Progress),” in: Jews in Eastern Europe, issue 1-2 (54-55), 2005, pp. 182–184.

59.    Review on Michael Beizer, Our Heritage: CIS Synagogues in Past and Present, in: Vestnik Evreiskogo Universiteta 8 (26) (2003), pp. 338–339.

60.    “Jewish Life in Odessa and Novorossia in the late 19th Century (Review on Mikhail Polishchuk, Evrei Odessy i Novorossii: Sotsial’no-politicheskaia istoria evreev Odessy i drugikh gorodov Novorossii, 1881-1904),” in: Jews in Eastern Europe, issue 1 (50), 2003, pp. 209–212.

61.    “Jews beyond the Pale (Review on Benjamin Nathans, Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia),” in: Jews in Eastern Europe, issue 1-2 (47-48), 2002, pp. 133–136.

62.    “A Search for Stability between Two Russian Revolutions (Review on Abraham Ascher, P. A. Stolypin: The Search for Stability in Late Imperial Russia),” in: Jews in Eastern Europe, issue 2 (45), 2001, pp. 83–93.

63.    “120 Years of Censorship of Jewish Publications in Russia (Review on Dmitrii A. Elyashevich, Pravitel’stvennaia politika i evreiskaia pechat’ v Rossii, 1797–1917: Ocherki istorii tsenzury),” in: Jews in Eastern Europe, issue 2 (42), 2000, pp. 100–105.

Obituaries:
64.    “Professor Jonathan Frankel (1935-2008),” in: East European Jewish Affairs, Vol. 38, No. 3, December 2008, pp. 251–252.

65.    with Semion Gol’din, «Памяти Йонатана Френкеля» [In memoriam of Jonathan Frankel], in: Arkhiv evreiskoi istorii, Vol. 5 (2008), pp. 347–351.

CD-ROMs of the Center for Jewish Art:
66.    The Jewish Community of Schwedt, Germany: Synagogue, Mikveh, Cemetery (2004).

67.    The Synagogue in Delmenhorst, Germany (2003).

68.    The Great Synagogue in Ostrog, Ukraine (2002).

69.    The Cemetery Chapel in Leipzig, Germany (2001).

70.    The Cemetery Chapel in Chemnitz, Germany (2000).

71.    The Synagogue in Halberstadt, Germany (2000).

72.    Synagogues in Belaia Tserkov', Ukraine (1999).

73.    Synagogues of Southern Podolia, Ukraine (1999).

74.    The Synagogue in Genthin, Germany (1999).

PAPERS DELIVERED IN CONFERENCES


Switzerland on the Map of Russian-Jewish Political Emigration – East European Jews in Switzerland: Immigrants, Transmigrants and Sojourners. International Exploratory Workshop at the Center for Jewish Studies, University of Basel, March 2012.

Simon Dubnow’s Folkspartey: A Story of a Failure? – Simon Dubnow: Life Work and Legacy. International Conference at Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History, Jerusalem, December 2010.

Hebrew University Initiatives in Israel and Ukraine that Aim to Advance Knowledge about Jewish-Ukrainian History and Relations – Ukrainian Jewish Encounter: Cultural Interaction, Representation and Memory, Jerusalem, October 2010.

Russian Imperial Law versus Jewish Halakhah – International conference “Religion in the Mirror of Law. Research on Early Modern Poland-Lithuania and Its Successor States in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries,” Leipzig University, Institute for Slavic Studies and Center for Urban History of East-Central Europe, L’viv, April 2010.

Synagogues in the Urban Fabric of Vilnius – International Seminar “Vilnius – World Heritage Site: Values of Jewish Heritage and Its Commemoration,” The Department of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, December 2009.

The Synagogue and Its Place in the East European Jewish Society – “New Voices: First Conference of the young researchers in the field of East-Central Europe, Russia and Eurasia,” Cummings Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies, Tel Aviv University, November 2009.

Jewish Civil Society in Late Tsarist Russia – 15th World Congress of Jewish Studies, World Union of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 2009.

France on the Map of the Russian-Jewish Political Emigration before 1917 – International Colloquium “Russian-Jewish Paris, 1881-1991,” Centre d’études des mondes russe, caucasien et centre européen (EHESS/CNRS, Paris), Centre franco russe de recherche en sciences humaines et sociales (MAE/CNRS, Moscou) and the International Center for Russian and East European Jewish Studies (Moscow), Paris, November 2008.

Jewish and Muslim Politics in the Last Decade of the Tsarist Empire – International Conference “The Russian Empire and Its Subjects: Criteria and Practice of Identifying the Population of the Empire,” Lithuanian Institute of History, Vilnius, September 2008.

Muslim and Jewish Politics in the Russian Empire, 1905-1914 – International Conference “Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe: comparisons/contrasts/connections,” Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at University College London, June 2008.

The Jewish Historical and Ethnographical Society in the System of Voluntary Associations of Russian Jewry – International Conference “In Search of the Jewish History (100 years of the Jewish Historical and Ethnographic Society),” European University at St. Petersburg, June 2008.

Methodology of Historical Investigations in the Research of Synagogue Art – International Workshop “Art and Architecture of Romanian Synagogues,” Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, February 2008.

The St. Petersburg Jewish Community and the Capital of the Russian Empire: an Architectural Dialogue – International Congress “Jewish Architecture in Europe,” Bet Tfila Research Unit for Jewish Architecture in Europe, Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, October 2007.

Jewish Politics in the Russian Empire, 1907-1914: From Revolution to “Organic Work” – International Conference “Jewish Politics in Central and Eastern Europe: From Shtadlanut to Mass Parties,” Center for Studies of the Culture and History of East European Jews & Lithuanian Institute of History, Vilnius, April 2007.

Jewish Parties in the Russian Duma – Second International Conference “Russian-speaking Jewry in Global Perspective: Power, Politics and Community,” Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, October 2006.

Jewish Voters and the Russian State Duma – International Conference “Von Duma zu Duma: Hundert Jahre russischer Parlamentarismus,“ Reinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Institut für Geschichtswissenschaft, Abteilung für Osteuropäische Geschichte, September 2006.

Russian Architecture in the Holy Land – International Conference “Jerusalem in the Russian Spiritual Tradition,” the Russian Academy of Science, the Pilgrimage Center of the Moscow Orthodox Patriarchate and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, November 2005.

Different Visions of Modernity in Confrontation: The Rabbinic Conference of Russian Empire in 1910 – Fourteenth World Congress of Jewish Studies, Jerusalem, August 2005.

Jewish Politics at the Period of Reaction, 1907-1914: Jews and the Right – Second Session of the International Forum on East European Jewry “Jewish History in East Europe: New Perspectives,” Vilnius, July 2005.

Preventing Pogroms: Different Paradigms in Jewish Politics in Early 20th-century Russia – International Conference “Anti-Jewish Violence: Reconceptualizing ‘the Pogrom’ in European History, 17th – 20th Century,” Södertörns Högskola, Stockholm, May 2005.

Architectural Dialog between the Jewish Community of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg as the Capital of the Russian Empire – International Conference “Russian-Jewish Cultural Ties in the 20th Century,” Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, January 2005.

Hasidim Versus Mitnaggedim in Russia Between Two Revolutions – International Colloquium “Hassidism in Poland: New Perspectives,” Centre for the Culture and Languages of the Jews, Wroclaw University, August 2004.

Organized Orthodoxy between the First Russian Revolution and the First World War in the Russian Empire – International Young Scholars Forum on East European Jewry: “Exploring the ‘Borderland’ – The Legacy of East and East Central European Jewry,” The Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig University, July 2004.

Transitory Institutionalization: The Russian Empire’s Rabbinic Conference – Annual International Conference “From Pre-modern Corporation to Post-modern Pluralism – Diasporic Cultures and Institutions of the Jews between Empire and National State,” The Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig University, May 2004.

Jewish Socialist Parties in Russia in the Period of Reaction – International Conference “The Revolution of 1905: A Turning Point in Jewish History?” the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May 2004.

End of the ‘Party-ness’ in the Jewish Politics in Russia in 1907 – Research Group „Between Nations and Empires: Comparative Perspectives on Eastern European Jewry in Russian, Hapsburg and German Lands,” The Leonid Nevzlin Research Center for Russian and East European Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 2004.

Is There Jewish Architecture? – Institute for History of Architecture, Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, October 2003.

Jewish Periodicals in Russia: Geographical Distribution of Subscribers – The Simon Dubnov Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig University, October 2003.

Subscription of Jewish Periodicals in Russia: Geography versus Language – International Interdisciplinary Conference “The Jewish Press – Research in Progress: A European Perspective,” The Queen’s University of Belfast, May 2003.

Russian Jewry and the Elections to the State Duma, 1906-1907 – First International Conference for Postgraduate Students in Jewish Studies, University College London, September 2000.

The Politico-Ideological Significance of Russian Architecture in Israel – The Second World Congress on Interaction of Cultures “Jerusalem in Slavic Cultures and Religious Traditions,” Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, December 1996.

Russian Pilgrims to the Holy Land – The 28th Conference on Jewish Art “Pilgrimage in Art and Architecture,” Israel Museum, Jerusalem, April 1996.