Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism : Birkbeck University of London
Research, Educate, Engage Research, Educate, Engage Research, Educate, Engage Research, Educate, Engage 'The relationship between antisemitism and other forms of racism and exclusion is not only a historical question. it is an urgent issue for today.' professor David Feldman, Director

Innovative research and teaching. interdisciplinary, independent, inclusive

About

The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism was launched in November 2010.

Our founding principle is that the study of antisemitism is vital to understanding all forms of racism, prejudice and xenophobia.

We are a centre of innovative research and teaching and contribute to discussion and public policy formation on antisemitism and racial intolerance.

Based at Birkbeck, University of London, and established by the Pears Foundation, the Institute is both independent and inclusive.

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Projects

Pears Institute Early Career Fellowship
One year post commencing January 2015

Closing date for applications:        9 November 2014

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Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism in Britain
David Feldman explores the meanings of antisemitism

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Call for Papers
Gender, Memory and Genocide
An International Conference

Deadline: 30 November 2014

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Study

The Institute is located within Birkbeck College, a world-class research and teaching institution. We have unrivalled expertise in the teaching of religious and racial intolerance and multiculturalism across a wide range of disciplines. At Birkbeck you can study:

Antisemitism, ethnicity, holocaust, immigration, intolerance and identity, multiculturalism, racism, xenophobia.

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Doctoral Research

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Events

A Life, a Death, a Legacy: Writing the History of Ritual Murder

Speaker:  
Professor Miri Rubin, Queen Mary, University of London
Date:  
Mon, Nov. 3, 2014

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Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global Memory Culture

Speaker :  
Dr Ran Zwigenberg, Pennsylvania State University
Date:  
Thu, Nov. 27, 2014

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Beyond Camps and Forced Labour

Conference:  
Various Speakers
Date:  
Jan. 7 - 9, 2015

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After Liberation – Legacies of the Nazi Concentration Camps

Speaker:  
Professor Nikolaus Wachsmann, Birkbeck, University of London
Date:  
Wed, Jan. 7, 2015

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Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue in Soviet Central Asia, Iran, and India

Speaker:  
Professor Atina Grossmann, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York
Date:  
Wed, Jan. 28, 2015

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