Monika Jaremków

– a graduate of the Institute of Academic Information and Library Science of the University of Wrocław, the Center for Jewish Culture and Languages, and the Doctoral Studies Program of the Faculty of Philology, University of Wrocław. In 2014-2017 she was an employee of the Department for Storing and Sharing of New Prints at the Ossoliński National Institute. She is currently in charge of the library of the Department of Jewish Studies at the University of Wrocław.

The subject of her interest and academic research is book culture, and especially that of the Jewish book. She is the author of the text of the exhibition entitled “The Saraval Collection: Hebrew Manuscripts and First Prints in Wrocław” (the University of Wrocław and the Bente Kahan Foundation, White Stork Synagogue, 29.05-17.07.2011; Loyola Marymount University). Jaremków has co-organized the following academic conferences: Cultural Identity of the Book (from the series “Book – Document – Information” Wrocław, 5-7.12.2012); The Culture of Jewish Books in Central and Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Wrocław, 21-22.04 2015); 200 years of the Ossolineum – A Jubilee.

She has also conducted workshops for children (for example, on the role of books in various religions organized by the Foundation for the District of Four Denominations and Mutual Respect in Wrocław,) and lectures for general audiences, such as Jews – The Nation of Books (13th Lower Silesian Science Festival, 2010); Janusz Korczak – A Friend to Children (15th Lower Silesian Science Festival, 2012); Together and Separately. On Old and New Contacts between Polish and Jewish Culture (as part of the nationwide socio-educational campaign Daffodils organized by the Library and Culture Forum in Oleśnica 2016, 2017).

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