9:30 - 10:00

Opening

Morning Session

Moderator: Dr. Albena Taneva

10:00 - 10:15

Andrey Avramov

70 years of the salvation of Bulgarian Jews

10:15 - 11:05

Dr. Anders Gerdmar

Roots of theological anti-Semitism: Early Christianity
Translation: Todor Petkov

11:05 - 11:20

Break

11:20 - 11:40

Yordan Velchev

Jewish communities in the Balkans 14th - 17th century

11:40 - 12:20

Andrey Avramov

Notes on origin and nature of anti-Semitism

12:20 - 12:35

Discussion

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

Afternoon Session

Moderator: Dr. Atanas Terziyski

13:30 - 14:20

Dr. Anders Gerdmar

Roots of theological anti-Semitism: From Enlightenment to the Holocaust
Translation: Todor Petkov

14:20 - 14:45

Dr. Lilyana Deyanova

Political usage of "Bulgarian anti-Semitism and anti-anti-Semitism"

14:45 - 15:00

Break

15:00 - 15:25

Dr. Albena Taneva

The role of the spiritual leaders in shaping the public opinion

15:25 - 15:50

Dr. Valentin Petroussenko

Thoughts about anti-Semitism and tolerance in Bulgaria with respect to the events in March 1943

15:50 - 16:05

Discussion

16:05 - 16:10

Short movie

16:10 - 16:25

Members of the Jews community

Short break

 

16:30 - 18:00

Final discussion

Moderator: Dr. Maria Schnitter

18:00

A glass of wine and chat