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'Warrant for Genocide'? Hitler, the Holocaust and the 'Protocols of the Elders of Zion'

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

Speaker: Professor Richard Evans, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Mon, Feb. 4, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Modernity and Jewish Experience: On Zygmunt Bauman’s Sociology of the Jewish Question

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Ben Gidley, Birkbeck University of London
Date: Tue, Feb. 12, 2019
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
Free seminar for scholars:

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Placeless People: The Calamity of Statelessness

Public Panel Discussion

Speakers: Professor Les Back, Goldsmiths, University of London; Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge, University of Birmingham; Mr Daniel Trilling, Journalist
Date: Mon, Feb. 18, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Un/settled Relations? India, Minorities and the Tropes of Jewish-Muslim Difference

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Yulia Egorova, Durham University
Date: Tue, Feb. 26, 2019
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
Free seminar for scholars:

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Excavating Philip Roth: On Beginning a Biographical Study

Evening Seminar - in collaboration with the Institute for Historical Research, Jewish History seminar series

Speaker: Steven Zipperstein, Stanford University
Date: Mon, Mar. 11, 2019
Time:  5:15pm - 7:00pm
Venue: University College London, Roberts Building, G08 Sir David Davies LT, London, WC1E 6BT
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Jews, Money, Myth

A public exhibition in collaboration with Jewish Museum London

Date: Mar. 19 - Jul. 7, 2019
Time: All Day
Venue: Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London, NW1 7NB
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German Reparations and the Impact of Post War Jewish Politics

This lecture is one of a series exploring themes from the exhibition, Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July), developed in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Professor Ron Zweig, New York University
Date: Thu, Mar. 21, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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The Merchant of Venice

This film screening and panel discussion is one of a series exploring themes from the exhibition, Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July), developed in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speakers: Professor Emma Smith, University of Oxford; Professor Filippo De Vivo, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Sun, Mar. 24, 2019
Time:  2:00pm - 5:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Shidduchim - Deals Made in Heaven: Romance, Politics and Economics

This lecture is one of a series exploring themes from the exhibition, Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July), developed in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Professor Mirjam Zadoff, Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism
Date: Mon, Apr. 1, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert St, Camden Town, London NW1 7NB
Free event:

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Antisemitism: Definition Matters

International Workshop

Speakers: Cynthia Baker, Bates College; Manuela Consonni, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Brian Klug, St Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford; AbdoolKarim Vakil, King’s College London; Juliane Wetzel, Technical University, Berlin; Bashir Bashir, Open University, Israel; Colin Shindler, SOAS University of London
Date: Tue, Apr. 2, 2019
Time:  10:30am - 5:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, 30 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DT
Free event:

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The City Without Jews

Film screening and discussion in association with the German Screen Studies Network

Speakers: Professor Erica Carter, King’s College London; Dr Marc Volovici, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Sun, Apr. 14, 2019
Time:  2:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Fiddler on the Roof

This film screening and panel discussion is one of a series exploring themes from the exhibition, Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July), developed in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Professor Helen Beer, University College London; Dr Devorah Baum, University of Southampton
Date: Sun, May. 19, 2019
Time:  1:45pm - 6:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Jews, Money, Myth - Round Table

Part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2019 - Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with Birkbeck School of Arts

Speakers: Professor Anthony Bale, Birkbeck University of London; Ms Joanne Rosenthal, Curator for Jews, Money Myth; Dr Marc Volovici, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism
Date: Mon, May. 20, 2019
Time:  6:00pm - 7:20pm
Venue: Birkbeck, School of Arts, Room B04, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
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From Amsterdam to Istanbul: Fundraising and Jewish Refugee Relief in the Seventeenth Century

Public lecture part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2019 - Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with Birkbeck School of Arts

Speaker: Professor Adam Teller, Brown University
Date: Wed, May. 22, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL
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Performativity of Images in Public Spaces - Workshop

Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture (BIRMAC), Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and the School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London

Speakers include: Ruth Beckermann, Filmmaker; Maiken Umbach, University of Nottingham; Lisa Peschel, University of York
Date: Tue, Jun. 11, 2019
Time:  1:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, The Keynes Library, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD
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The Waldheim Waltz

Film screening and discussion supported by Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture, Birkbeck School of Arts and Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Ruth Beckermann in conversation with Laura Mulvey
Date: Tue, Jun. 11, 2019
Time:  6:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck University of London, Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD
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Jews, Money, Myth: International Workshop

This workshop is one of a series of events exploring themes from the exhibition Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July 2019) developed with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism at Birkbeck, University of London.

Speakers include: Dr Christine Achinger, University of Warwick; Professor Bernard Cooperman, University of Maryland; Professor Jonathan Karp, SUNY, Binghamton
Date: Mon, Jun. 17, 2019
Time:  10:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room 102, 26 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DQ
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£7.50 students and unwaged | £15.00 for all other attendees 
The small charge for attending the workshop contributes towards the costs of lunch and refreshments.

On the Road: Jewish Peddling and the Shaping of Jewish History

This lecture is one of a series exploring themes from the exhibition, Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July), developed in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Professor Hasia Diner, New York University
Date: Mon, Jun. 17, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL
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Jewish Money and the Image of the Jewish Body in the Middle Ages

This lecture is one of a series exploring themes from the exhibition, Jews, Money, Myth at the Jewish Museum London (19 March – 7 July), developed in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speaker: Professor Sara Lipton, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Date: Wed, Jul. 3, 2019
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert St, Camden Town, London NW1 7NB
Free event:

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