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Antisemitism and Global Politics: Germany, Poland, and Palestine in the 1930s

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

Lecture: Professor Timothy Snyder, Yale University
Date: Wed, Jan. 15, 2014
Time:  6:30pm
Venue: Macmillan Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Free event open to all: Register your interest antisemitismandpolitics.eventbrite.co.uk?s=11314465

Symposium on Antisemitism in Europe: Experiences and Perspectives

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London and the Institute for Jewish Policy Research in partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

Speakers: Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP; Jonathan Boyd, Institute for Jewish Policy Research; Ioannis Dimitrakopoulous, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights; David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism; Mark Gardner, Community Security Trust; Nonna Mayer, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris
Date: Tue, Mar. 18, 2014
Venue: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW
By invitation only: Event Full

The Challenge of the Extreme Right in Europe: Past, Present, Future

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London, supported by Birkbeck Institute for Social Research

Workshop: Emanuele Toscano, University G. Marconi; Daniel Trilling, New Humanist; Shulamit Volkov, Tel Aviv University
Date: Thu, Mar. 20, 2014
Time: All Day
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Council Room, Torrington Square main entrance
Workshop: By invitation only

Labour and Race in Modern German History

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London and The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

Conference: Various Speakers
Date: Mar. 27 - 29, 2014
Time: All Day
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
Academic conference with fee: Please email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

“No Stab in the Back!” Race, Labour and the National Socialist Regime under the Bombs, 1940-45

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London and The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

Lecture: Professor Richard Overy, University of Exeter
Date: Thu, Mar. 27, 2014
Time:  6:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX. Room B34, Torrington Square Main Entrance.
Free event open to all: Please register your interest www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/no-stab-in-the-back-race-labour-and-the-national-socialist-regime-under-the-bombs-1940-45-tickets-10389753031?

Parliaments and Minorities: Ethnicities, Nations and Religions in Europe, 1848-1948

The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and the History of Parliament Trust: a British Academy Conference

Conference: Professor John Breuilly, London School of Economics and Political Science; Professor Dieter Gosewinkel, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung; Professor Stefanie Schüler Springorum, Technische Universität Berlin; Professor Maud Mandel, Brown University
Date: May. 13 - 14, 2014
Time: All Day
Venue: The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH.
Academic Conference: Please register your interest www.britac.ac.uk/events/2014/Parliaments_and_Minorities.cfm

Nationalities and Parliaments Now: What Can We Learn rom the Past?

The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and the History of Parliament Trust supported by the British Academy.

Panel Discussion: Professor Tim Bale, Queen Mary, University of London; Professor Robert Hazell, University College London; Professor Simon Hix, London School of Economics; Dr Gwendolyn Sasse, University of Oxford
Date: Tue, May. 13, 2014
Time:  6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH.
Free event open to all: No registration required. Seats allocated on a first come, first served basis

Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Speaker: Professor Maud Mandel, Brown University
Date: Thu, May. 15, 2014
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ (Bloomsbury Suite)
Free event open to all: Please register your interest muslimsandjews.eventbrite.co.uk
Book:

Professor Maud Mandel, Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict, Princeton University Press, 2014

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Pogroms: Contemporary Reactions to Antisemitic Violence in Europe c. 1815-1950

In Partnership with The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

Speakers Include: Professor Manfred Gailus, Technische Universität Berlin; Dr François Guesnet, University College London; Dr Hugo Service, University of Oxford.
Date: Fri, May. 30, 2014
Time:  1:30pm - 4:30pm
Venue: The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DP
Free event for postgraduate students and scholars: Limited places - book your ticket www.wienerlibrary.co.uk/Whats-On?item=135

Memory and Contestation: Histories and Representations of African Enslavement and the Holocaust in Britain Today

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London and the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project, University College London.

Speakers: Caroline Bressey, University College London; David Cesarani, Royal Holloway, University of London; Linda Grant, Writer; Tony Kushner, University of Southampton; Paul Salmons, Institute of Education, University of London; Andrea Stuart, Writer; Arthur Torrington, Windrush Foundation; Tony Warner, Black History Walks
Date: Fri, Jun. 6, 2014
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Council Room, Torrington Square main entrance
By invitation only: Event Full

Narratives of Violence

International Consortium for Research on Antisemitism and Racism, hosted by the Jewish Studies Program at Central European University

Speakers include: Donald L. Horowitz, Duke University; Eyal Naveh, Tel Aviv University; Rainer Schulze, University of Essex; Steven Zipperstein, Stanford University.
Date: Jun. 16 - 18, 2014
Time: All Day
Venue: Central European University, Nador u. 9, 1051 Budapest, Hungary
Free event open to all: No registration required

Debating Antisemitism: Why do Jews Disagree so Much?

Speakers: Diana Pinto, intellectual historian and author; Keith Kahn-Harris, writer and sociologist; David Feldman, Director, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Thu, Jun. 26, 2014
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Please register your interest debatingantisemitism.eventbrite.co.uk
Book:

Keith Kahn-Harris, Uncivil War, The Israel Conflict in the Jewish Community, David Paul Books, 2014

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Histories of Prejudice: Persecuting Others

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London and the Raphael Samuel History Centre

Speakers: Dr Becky Taylor, Dr Matt Cook, Dr Jessica Reinisch, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Thu, Jul. 3, 2014
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Room B20, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Please register your interest historiesofprejudice.eventbrite.co.uk
Book:

Becky Taylor, Another Darkness, Another Dawn, A History of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers, Reaktion Press, 2014

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Integration, Disadvantage and Extremism - Report Launch

In partnership with the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford and the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

Speakers: Stephen Williams MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government; John Mann MP; David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; Ben Gidley, COMPAS, University of Oxford;
Date: Wed, Jul. 16, 2014
Venue: Room U, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW
By invitation only:

Event Full

Zionism and the British Labour Party

Lunchtime Seminar Series - Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London

Speaker: Professor David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism
Date: Wed, Oct. 15, 2014
Venue: Central London
By invitation only:

Event Full

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
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all:

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Book:

Miri Rubin, The Life and Passion of William of Norwich, Penguin Classics, 2014

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Hiroshima, the Holocaust and the Rise of Global Memory Culture

Jointly hosted by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and the Comparative Histories of Asia Seminar, Institute of Historical Research

Speaker : Dr Ran Zwigenberg, Pennsylvania State University
Date: Thu, Nov. 27, 2014
Time:  5:30pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Central London
Academic Seminar :

Limited places available. Email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk for more information

Book:

Dr Ran Zwigenberg, Hiroshima: the Origins of Global Memory Culture , Cambridge University Press, 2014

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Israel and Antisemitism in Britain: Now and in the Future

Panel Discussion

Speakers: The Rt. Hon. Baroness Warsi PC; Eve Garrard, University of Manchester; Ed Kessler, Woolf Institute and University of Cambridge; Brian Klug, University of Oxford, Daniella Peled, journalist
Date: Wed, Dec. 10, 2014
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:

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