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The Memoirs and Memory of Jan Karski

Holocaust Memorial Day event - Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research

Round-table discussion: Professor Michael Berkowitz, University College London; Professor Antony Polonsky, Brandeis University, Massachusetts; Professeur Annette Wieviorka, CNRS, Paris. Chair; Dr Ludivine Broch, University of Bristol
Date: Wed, Feb. 1, 2012
Time:  6:00pm - 7:45pm
Venue: Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Free event open to all: Register on-line at jankarski.eventbrite.co.uk/
Book:

Jan Karski, Story of a Secret State. My Report to the World, (first published 1944) Penguin Classics, 2011

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A Spiral of Silence? How Germans Talked About the Murder of the Jews During the Second World War

Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past - lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Stargardt, University of Oxford
Date: Wed, Feb. 15, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: To register please go to: spiralofsilence.eventbrite.co.uk/

Muslims and Jews: Citizenship, Identity and Prejudice in Europe, the US and Israel - Workshop

Speakers include: Humayan Ansari, Royal Holloway, University of London; David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; Chris Flood, University of Surrey; Ben Gidley,University of Oxford; Keith Kahn-Harris, Birkbeck, University of London; David Hirsh, Goldsmiths, University of London; David Kaposi, University of East London; Maleiha Malik, Kings College London; Nasar Meer, Northumbria University
Date: Feb. 23 - 24, 2012
Time: All Day
Venue: Central London
By invitation only: Please email j.davison@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

Bringing the Dark to Light: Memory of the Holocaust in Post-Communist Europe

Seminar

Speaker: Dr Joanna Michlic, Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, Boston
Date: Tue, Mar. 20, 2012
Time:  5:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX Council Room, Torrington Square main entrance
Open to all: Register your interest: http://bringingdarktolight.eventbrite.co.uk/

Finding Humanity in a World of Technology

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Anne Frank Trust

Speaker: Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, University of Oxford
Date: Tue, May. 1, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 7:45pm
Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
Ticket required: Tickets £15.00 available from: www.annefrank.org.uk

Homelands

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with Birkbeck School of Arts Arts Week 2012

Speaker: Professor George Steiner, Churchill College, Cambridge
Date: Thu, May. 17, 2012
Time:  6:00pm - 7:20pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: To register please go to georgesteinerhomelands.eventbrite.co.uk

Wagner – Antisemitism in Music

Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past - lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library

Speaker: Paul Lawrence Rose, Mitrani Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of European History, The Pennsylvania State University
Date: Tue, May. 22, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B36, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: To register please go to wagnerantisemitism.eventbrite.co.uk

Ultra-Orthodox Jews, Jewish Antisemitism and the Fate of Western Civilization

Inaugural lecture

Speaker: Professor Eric Kaufmann, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Wed, Jun. 13, 2012
Time:  6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL
Free event open to all: To register please go to erickaufmann.eventbrite.com/
Book:

Eric Kaufmann, Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?, Profile Books, 2010

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Proust Among the Nations - from Dreyfus to the Middle East

In partnership with Birkbeck Institute of Humanities

Round-table: Professor Jacqueline Rose, Queen Mary, University of London; Professor Bryan Cheyette, University of Reading; Professor David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; and Dr Ingrid Wassenaar, author of ‘Proustian Passions’. Chair: Dr Anthony Bale, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Tue, Jun. 19, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room 421, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Register your interest proustamongnations.eventbrite.com
Book:

Jacqueline Rose, Proust Among the Nations, The University of Chicago Press, October 2011

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Norman Cohn: A Colloquium

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with Yale University Press

Speakers: Sham Ambiavaga, Frank Chalk, Lorenzo DiTommaso, David Feldman, John Gray, William Lamont, Paul Lay, Dame Jinty Nelson, Sir Michael Pepper, Daniel Pick, Marina Voikhanskaya
Date: Sat, Jul. 7, 2012
Time: All Day
Venue: Central London location
By invitation only : For more information please e-mail robert.baldock@yaleup.co.uk

Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianism

The Institute of Psychoanalysis, supported by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex

Speakers include: Sally Alexander, David Armstrong, David Bell, Ronald Britton, José Brunner, Matt Ffytche, John Forrester, Stephen Frosh, Peter Mandler, Knuth Müller, Daniel Pick, Michael Roper, Michael Rustin, Michal Shapira, Lyndsey Stonebridge and Eli Zaretsky
Date: Sep. 21 - 22, 2012
Time: All Day
Venue: Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE
Ticket required: £95 (£65 for students and unwaged). For more information please email: marjory.goodall@iopa.org.uk

Defining and Conceptualising Antisemitism

Institutions and the Law

Speakers: Jonathan Boyd, Institute for Jewish Policy Research; Sir Terence Etherton, Lord Justice of Appeal; Dr David Hirsh, Goldsmiths, University of London; Dr Paul Iganski, Lancaster University; Antony Lerman, Honorary Fellow, University of Southampton; and Dave Rich, Community Security Trust
Date: Fri, Sep. 28, 2012
Time: All Day
Venue: Central London location
By invitation only: Please e-mail Jan Davison for more information: j.davison@bbk.ac.uk

The Witness and the Holocaust - Oral Testimonies and Historical Knowledge

Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past - lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library

Speaker: Professor Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, Center for Research on Antisemitism, Technical University, Berlin.
Date: Wed, Oct. 24, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Free event open to all: Register your interest witnessandholocaust.eventbrite.com

Constructing the Memory of the Nazi Persecutions in Post-War Western Europe

Seminar supported by Imperial War Museums, Royal Holloway, University of London and Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London

Speakers: Suzanne Bardgett; Dr Ludivine Broch; Professor David Cesarani; Dr Rebecca Clifford; Emily Fuggle; Professor Robert Gordon; Dr Toby Haggith; Dr Jeremy Hicks; Tina Kelly and Cavaliere Signor Gianfranco Moscati
Date: Fri, Nov. 9, 2012
Time:  10:00am - 3:30pm
Venue: Imperial War Museum (Upper Boardroom), Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
Ticket required: To book a place please email: research@iwm.org.uk

Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here? The Story of English Football’s Forgotten Tribe

Speaker: Anthony Clavane, sports writer and author
Date: Thu, Nov. 15, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Woburn Suite
Free event open to all: Register your interest footballforgottentribe.eventbrite.com
Book:

Anthony Clavane, Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here? The Story of English Football’s Forgotten Tribe, Quercus, October 2012

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A Small Town near Auschwitz – Ordinary Nazis and the Holocaust

Mary Fulbrook in conversation with Jane Caplan

Discussion: Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London and Professor Jane Caplan, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford and Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Wed, Dec. 12, 2012
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL
Free event open to all: Register your interest smalltownnearauschwitz.eventbrite.com/
Book:

Mary Fulbrook, A Small Town near Auschwitz , Oxford University Press, September 2012

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