Since 1977 Minna Rozen have actively participated in 40 international conferences held in Israel, Turkey, Greece, Croatia, France, Great Britain, The Czech Republic, Germany , Italy and the US.

 

“Jews in Islamic Countries, University of Haifa”, Israel (Organization of the Jewish  Communities in the Ottoman Empire During the Sixteenth Century)

1977

Annual Conference of the Israel Oriental Society, Tel-Aviv University, Israel (The Attitude of the Ottoman Government Towards the Jewish Community in Jerusalem During the Seventeenth Century)

1978

Eretz-Yisrael During the Middle Ages”, Yad Ben Zvi and the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (The Status of the Mustaharbim and Interaction between the ethnic groups in Eretz-Yisrael During the Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries)

1980

“The Relations Between Islamic Egypt and Palestine”,The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (Relations Between the Jewish Community of Jerusalem and Egyptian Jewry in the Seventeenth Century)

1981

“Society and Economy in Jewish Communities in Islamic Countries”, University of Haifa, Israel (Social Doctrine of Rafael Mordekhai Malki, a Jerusalem doctor at the end of the Seventeenth Century)

1982

“Relations Between the Jewish Communities in North Africa and in Europe”, University of Aix-en-Provence, and the Ben Zvi Institute (Jerusalem, Israel), Senanque, France (Les marchands juifs livournais à Tunis et le commerce avec Marseille à la fin du 17ème siècle)

1982

“Relations Between the Jewish Communities in North Africa and in the Middle East”, Ben Zvi Institute, Jerusalem, Israel (1984), International Convention on the History of Spanish Jewry and Jewry in Islamic Lands, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel (Jerusalem et les pays du Maghreb: Les relations entre la communauté hiérosolomytaine et le judaisme d'Afrique du Nord au XVIIe siècle)

1983

Conference on “Ethnicity in the Ottoman Middle East and the Balkans”, Princeton University, Princeton, U.S.A. (Self-definition of the Jews from the Iberian Peninsula in the Ottoman Empire During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)

1987

“The Jews in the Ottoman Empire”, Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., U.S.A. (Individual and Community in Jewish Society of the Ottoman Empire - Salonika in the Sixteenth Century)

1987

The Second International Conference on Turkic Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A. (Strangers in a Strange Land - The Extraterritorial Status of Jews in Italy and the Ottoman Empire in the Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries)

1987

“Tradition and Modernism Among Spanish Jews and Jews in Islamic Lands”, University of Haifa, Israel (Commerce, Politics, and Society in the Eighteenth Century - The European Presence and its Influence on Jewish Society in the Ottoman Empire)

1987

Fifth International Congress on Social and Economic History of Turkey, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey (Jewish Merchants From Italy in Eighteenth Century Aleppo: Their Social and Economic Status)

1989

CIEPO, International Committee of Pre-Ottoman and Ottoman Studies, Ninth Symposium, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (A Survey of Jewish Cemeteries in Western Anatolia)

1990

“The Mediterranean World After 1492: Jews, Muslims, and Christians”, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv (Resettlement of Iberian Jews in the Mediterranean Countries in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: The Bond Between People and Place)

1991

Ninth International Congress of Turkish Art, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey (The Impact of Turkish Art and Culture on the Funereal Art of the Jewish Cemetery of Hasköy)

1991

Seminar on the “Resettlement of the Sephardic Jews After the Expulsion”, Regione Emilia Romagna, Istituto per i beni artistici culturale e naturale, Bologna and the European University Institute in Fiesole, Fiesole, Italy (The Settlement of the Sephardic Jews in Istanbul)

1991

International Conference: “The Jews in the Ottoman Empire and TurkeyIstanbul (Shape and Form as an Historical Source: The Stones of Hasköy)

1992

International Conference: “Expulsion From Spain 1492: Preconditions and Impact”  HUCA, New York (Jewish Communities Post-1492: The Ottoman Empire)

1992

CIEPO, Tenth Symposium, Türk Tarih Kürümü, Ankara, Turkey (How Old Was “Old” in the Ottoman Centuries?)

1992

International Conference: “From Iberian to Greek Peninsula: The 1992 Jewish Communities of Southeastern Europe From the Fifteenth Century to the End of World War II” Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (Ottoman Taxation and Jewish Society in the Sixteenth Century)

1992

Workshop on the “Formation and Transmission of Traditions in Muslim Societies,” School of History, Tel Aviv University, (Collective Memories and Group Boundaries: The Judeo-Spanish Diaspora between the Lands of Christendom and the World of Islam)

1995

International Conference “The Jewish Communities in the Balkans and Turkey in the 19th and 20th Centuries through the End of World War II,” Tel Aviv University (Opening lecture: Jews in an age of Transition: From an Empire of Many Peoples to a World of National States) (I was the sole organizer of this conference)

1995

“The Jewish Discovery of Islam,” Tel Aviv University (Pedigree —Remembered, Recovered, Invented: Benjamin Disraeli Between East and West) (Organized by Dr. Martin Kramer and myself)

1996

The Howard Gilman International Conference in Turkey: “Turkey as a Crossroads of Cultures,” Tel Aviv University, Uludağ University and Ankara University (Public Space and Private Space among the Jews of Istanbul in the 16th and 17th Centuries) (I was the sole organizer of this conference which took place in 3 Universities in Turkey: Bursa University, Ege University in Izmir and Ankara University)

1996

CIEPO 12th symposium, Prague, Charles University (The Jewish Quarter in Hasköy in the 19th Century)

1996

Colloque International d'Histoire: “Occupations professionelles, production-commerce, vie sociale à Thessaloniki, 18e-20e siècles”, Chambre Professionelle de Thessaloniki, (La vie sociale et économique des Juifs de Thessaloniki durant l'entré-deux-guerres. Possibilités et Desiderata de futures recherches dans des archives récement découvertes)

1997

Conference on “Jews and the Sea”, Haifa University (The Guild of the Jewish Boat Owners in19th Century Istanbul Istanbul)

1997

Nineth International Congress on the Social and Economic History of the   Ottoman Empire and Turkey , Bursa (The Guild of the Jewish Boat Rowers in 19th Century Istanbul)

1998

The Truman Institute Symposium  Commemorating the 700th Anniversary of the Ottoman Empire (The Double Mantle and Its Social Role- Ottoman – Jewish Functionaries as Community Leaders 1884-1922)

1999

The Jewish Community: Historical and Cultural Perspectives, Haifa University (State Servants and Jewish Leadership: The Jewish Community of Istanbul 1884-1922)

2000

Juifs en terre d'Islam et dans les Balkans: Ecole Francaise d`Athene (Fonctionnaires et     Leadership Juif:La Communauté Juive d’Istanbul 1880-1922)

2000

LA SCHIAVITU’ NEL MEDITERRANEO  IN ETA’  MODERNA: Convegno internazionale di studi Palermo: UNESCO, Division des projects interculturels, Università degli studi Dipartimento di Studi storici e artistici, Città di Palermo: Female (Slaves in the Jewish Istanbuli Household 16th through 18th centuries)

2000

The Ottomans and Trade, Skilliter Center, Cambridge University, Cambridge England (A Pound of Flesh :Meat Trade and Social Ferment in 17th through 20th Centuries Istanbul)

2002

Conference in honor of Prof. Amnon Cohen, upon his retirement, Ben Zvi Institute, Jerusalem (Metropolis and Necropolis: The Cultivation of Social Status among the Jews of Istanbul  in the 17th and 18th Centuries)

2005

The Tenth Yearly Symposium on Material Life in The Ottoman Empire, Boğazıçı University (Why do   People Print Books? The Social Role of Printing and Publishing among  Istanbul Jews in the 15th through 18th Centuries)

2006

International conference "Moving Frontiers: Mediterranean Entangled Histories (15th-20th centuries)", held at the university of Thessaly, Volos, 25–26 April 2007 (Keynote speech: “Greeks and Jews negotiating their History”)

2007

Congress on the History of Syrian Jewry, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, May 2007 (The British Levant Company and the `Jewish Connection`)

2007

International Conference on the Ottoman Empire in the 19th Century,  University of  Haifa (The Jewish Family in Istanbul and the “Young Turks” Legislation)

2007

International Conference, "Frontières, Échanges, Patrimoines dans l’espace méditerranéen", University of Nice, (Romaniot Echoes in Jewish Istanbul 1453- 1923 [ Rayonnement Romaniot dans l’Istanbul juive, 1453-1923])

2008

International Conference, "El Legado Del Judaísmo Español En Marruecos, Desde La Expulsión Hasta Nuestrosdías", Bar Ilan Univercity, Dahan Center,  Madrid-Morocco  (La diáspora del comercio judío ibérico entre  el Mediterráneo y el Océano Índico)

2009

"Memories, Identities and Cultures in the Euro-Mediterranean Space under the Globalization: Dissolution or Reinvention?" University of Haifa and University of Nice (Des Racines Virtuelles: Le RÀinvention  de la Nostalgie envers l'Espagne parmi les Juifs Sépharades de la fin du XIXe et de la fin du XXe Siècle)

2009

 

International Conference, “Death, Burial and Mourning,” Goldstein Goren Diaspora Research Center ,Tel Aviv University, Keynote speech for the workshop on Jewish Burial Culture (From Metropolis to Necropolis , the Study of Jewish Cemeteries in Istanbul)

2010

International Conference: Displacement, Migration and Social Integration: A Comparative Approach to Jewish Migrants and   Refugees in the Post-War Period (1945-1967), Tel Aviv University( Nostos and Nostalgia Revisited: Jews and Greeks Depicting their Traumas)

2011

 International Conference on World Cultural Heritage “The Portuguese Cemetery in Altona,” Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, Hamburg ( Romans in Istanbul: A Study of Jewish Cemeteries).

2011

 

Colloque du CRM et de l’Ircom/Université de Haifa ; Centre Roland Mousnier,
Sorbonne "A propos des savoirs pré-scientifiques dans
 l’Europe des débuts de l’âge moderne."  (L'idée de  la vie au-delà de la mort dans le  judaïsme méditerranéen, xvi°-xvii°s). 

2011

“Markets” and Politics. Private interests and public authority (18th-20th centuries),” The 2nd International Conference on Economic and Social History ; The Greek Economic History Association and the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece

(Money, Power and the Great Thessaloniki Fire of 1917)

2012

“Jewish Refugees from Nazism and their Role in Modernization of Higher Education in Turkey (1933–1945),”

UNESCO, Bah˛eªehir University, the Aladdin Project and Princeton University, Istanbul,

(A Jewish Family in Istanbul)

2012

International Conference “The Jews of the Mediterranean World,” The University of Bucharest , the Faculty of Letters and the “Goldstein-Goren Center of Jewish Studies”,Bucharest, New Europe College (Tombstones and Manuscripts Tell the Story of a Jewish Family)

2012

20th CIÉPO Symposium, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FORTH Rethymno, Crete, Greece

Organizer of the panel: Minna Rozen, Haifa University

The Lower Classes of Ottoman Salonica (Thessaloniki) during the 18th-19th Centuries

·         Eyal Ginio

‘Networks of Immigration to Ottoman Salonica

·         Evanghelos Hekimoglou

‘The Orthodox Christian Poor and Pauper Families in Thessaloniki (18th-19th C.):

·         Minna Rozen

‘The Jewish Proletariat of Salonica during the Last Ottoman Century: History and Nostalgia’

·         Shai Srougo

‘The Jewish Dockers of Ottoman Salonica: Professional,

Ethnic and Political Identities in a Period of Political Turmoil’

2012

The Second Annual International Conference of The Yisrael and Golda Koschitzky Department of Jewish History, Bar Ilan University ”Economic History of the Jews

throughout the Ages:Sources, Methodologies, Narratives,” (The Jews of Salonika and the World Economic Crisis, 1929-1936)

2013

Colloque du CRM et de l’Ircom/Université de Haifa "Histoire et république des lettres" (L’Hébraïsme Européen au dix-septième siècle et ses connections stambouliotes).

2013

University of Paderbon and University of Mainz «Ransom of Prisoners in the Mediterranean. An
Interreligious Comparison» (
The redemption of Jewish captives in the 17th-century eastern Mediterranean basin: The intersection of religion, economics, and society).

2013

The Department of Political Sciences of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki :International Conference "Wild Europe: From August, 1914 to the Shoah" 12-14 June 2012

(Violence and the Nation-State)

2014

Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät I - Geisteswissenschaften, Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung Berlin, Conference, 7/8 July 2014

"Antisemitism in Greece, Past and Present Trajectories"

(Keynote Speech: "New Perspectives on Old Prejudices")

2014

Eötvös Loránd University,Department of Turkish Studies Budapest ,and the University of Szeged, CIEPO-21:21st  Symposium of the Comite International des etudes ottomanes et pre-ottomanes, Budapest ,7-11 October 2014 (The last Ottoman century and the perseverance of Jewish guilds in Istanbul [1833–1923])

 

2014

 

Greek Economic History Association and the University of Ioannina, International Conference on Labor History :Production, Markets, Relations, Politics , 24-27 May,2017(Jewish Workers in Salonika and the Great Depression (1929-1936) :A New Appraisal)

2017

 

 

Colloque international "Le mariage dans l’Europe méditerranéenne de la fin du Moyen Âge à nos jours,"Université d'Athènes ,21 et 22 septembre 2017(Jamila arabun and Her Two Husbands:On Betrothal and Marriage among Ottoman Jews in Sixteenth-Century Salonika)

2017

 

International Conference

"Jewish Education in Southeastern Europe (mid 19th- mid 20th century)," University of Thessaly, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology,Volos, 24-25 November 2017

(Keynote Lecture:

    When Education Goes National: Salonikan Jewry 1912-1941),

2017