seminar in Mantova Italy

hosted and organized by
Comunità ebraica di Mantova

ONLINE Seminar “Adaptive reuse of former Jewish heritage buildings”  – Mantova/ Italy


The third Moreshet Thematic Seminar – in Mantova – will take place on 11_12 May 2021 in an online version. The Seminar is going to focus on “Adapt to Reuse”, dealing with aspects related  to recovering and reusing of Jewsih religious real estate assets. The online event will give the opportunity, through case studies, to learn and identify the possibilities, outline problems and evaluate solutions in the area of Jewish heritage Architecture.

The opening session is to take place on Tuesday 11 May at 18:00 CET, introduced by a narrated concert, music by Salomone Rossi Mantovano, followed by official greetings and a keynote presentation.

The Seminar working session which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 12 May, is divided into morning and afternoon blocks. At the end of each blocks  a workshop discussion will be held. The morning session will concentrate on case studies from Italy, such as: cemetery, disused synagogues and memorial in an archeological site. The correct process necessary to evaluate each recovery will be exemplified. The second session is going to be dedicated to case studies from outside Italy: Poland, New Zeland, Germany, Hungary and the United States.





JHN Moreshet Thematic ONLINE Seminar Mantova

Date: May 11-12, 2021

Project Steering Group Members: Malopolska Institute of Culture in Krakow (Poland),  City of Wrocław (Poland), Worms - SchUM-Städte Ev (Germany), Hijar  - Ayuntamiento de Híjar (Spain), Mantova  - Comunità ebraica di Mantova (Italy) and London  - Foundation for Jewish Heritage (UK

Partners: Comunita Ebraica Mantova, Provincia di Mantova

Contact:  moreshet(at)


Please follow the Seminar ONLINE at this website

Project is co-funded by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union.


David Palterer
Lucía Conte Aguilar
Michael Mail
Susanne Urban