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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: 16th July 2014
Venue: Room U, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW
By invitation only: Event Full

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: 3rd July 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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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: 26th June 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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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

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: 6th June 2014
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Council Room, Torrington Square main entrance
By invitation only: Event Full

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: 30th May 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

Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Speaker: Professor Maud Mandel, Brown University
Date: 15th May 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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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: 13th May 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

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

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: 27th March 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?

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: 20th March 2014
Time: All Day
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Council Room, Torrington Square main entrance
Workshop: By invitation only

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: 18th March 2014
Venue: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW
By invitation only: Event Full

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: 15th January 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

Diasporas of the Mind

Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History

Round-table discussion: Professor Bryan Cheyette, University of Reading; Professor Robert Eaglestone, Royal Holloway, University of London; and Professor Susheila Nasta MBE, The Open University
Date: 12th December 2013
Time:  6:30pm — 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B35, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Please register your interest diasporasofthemind.eventbrite.co.uk
Book:

Bryan Cheyette, Diasporas of the Mind, Yale University Press, January 2014

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New Perspectives on Antisemitism and Islamophobia: Racialization and Religion

In partnership with the Centre for Civil Society and Citizenship, Northumbria University

Speakers: Professor David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; Professor Brian Klug, University of Oxford; Dr Nasar Meer, Centre for Civil Society and Citizenship, Northumbria University; Professor Tariq Modood, University of Bristol; Professor John Solomos, University of Warwick; and Professor Pnina Werbner, Keele University
Date: 2nd December 2013
Time:  6:30pm — 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Room B35, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Please register your interest racializationandreligion.eventbrite.co.uk

What Does the Rule of Law Really Mean?

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

Speaker: Baroness Helena Kennedy QC
Date: 12th November 2013
Time:  6:30pm — 7:45pm
Venue: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, WC1N 1EH
Ticket required: Price £18.00 available from www.annefrank.org.uk/afl

The Recurrence of Genocide Since the Holocaust

This event has been rescheduled from earlier in 2013

Speaker: Professor Philip Spencer, Kingston University
Date: 5th November 2013
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: Please register your interest here: genocidesince1945.eventbrite.co.uk
Book:

Philip Spencer, Genocide since 1945, Routledge, 2012

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Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah

In collaboration with the Centre for Jewish Studies and Centre for Diaspora and Migration Studies, SOAS, University of London

Speakers: Professor Gil Anidjar, Columbia University; Dr Moshe Behar, University of Manchester; Kamal Hachkar, independent film maker; Dr Guila Clara Kessous, Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)
Date: 23rd October 2013
Time:  6:00pm — 8:00pm
Venue: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Khalili Lecture Theatre, Philips Building,Thornhaugh Street, London, WC1H OXG
Free event open to all: No registration required

Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain

In collaboration with the University of Kent and University of Sheffield

Speakers include: Nathan Abrams, Bangor University; David Brauner, University of Reading; Bryan Cheyette, University of Reading; Ruth Gilbert, University of Winchester; James Jordan, University of Southampton; Nadia Valman, Queen Mary, University of London
Date: 11th September 2013
Time:  12:00pm — 6:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
Workshop: Free event - intended primarily for academic staff and postgraduate students. Register here: writingjews.eventbrite.co.uk/

Encounters with Athens, Rome and Jerusalem: (re)visiting sites of textual authority in the C19th and early C20th

International Conference held in partnership with the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London, supported by Birkbeck Institute of Humanities

Speakers include: Stefano Evangalista, University of Oxford; Simon Goldhill, University of Cambridge; Donatien Grau, Université Paris-Sorbonne; Constanze Guthenke, Princeton University; Miriam Leonard, University College London; and Billie Melman, Tel Aviv University
Date: Jul. 1 - 02, 2013
Time: All Day
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Council Room, Torrington Square Main Entrance, London WC1E 7JL
Ticket required: £50 (£25 Birkbeck staff and £15 students). Register your place birkbeckuniversityoflondon.sym-online.com/registrationforms/earj2013/

René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights

Speaker: Professor Jay Winter, Yale University
Date: 27th June 2013
Time:  6:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: renecassin.eventbrite.co.uk

Boycotts - Past and Present

International Consortium for Research on Antisemitism and Racism, hosted by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism

Speakers include: John Chalcraft, London School of Economics; Saul Dubow, Queen Mary, University of London; Jeremy Krikler, University of Essex; Kenneth L. Marcus, Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law; Derek Penslar, University of Toronto and University of Oxford; Frank Trentmann, Birkbeck, University of London and University of Manchester.
Date: Jun. 19 - 21, 2013
Time: All Day
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
REGISTER: The conference is intended primarily for academics and postgraduate students: Full Conference Fee/Day Rate: £90.00/£45; BBK staff £45.00; Early Career Scholar/Postgraduate Student £30. Register: birkbeckuniversityoflondon.sym-online.com/registrationforms/tickets/

Margery Kempe (c.1373 - c.1438), the Jews, and the Northern Jerusalem

Inaugural lecture

Speaker: Professor Anthony Bale, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: 13th June 2013
Time:  5:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL
Free event open to all: Book your place baleinaugural.eventbrite.co.uk/%23#

Sanctioned Laughter: Humour, War and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Europe

In Partnership with The Wiener Library

Speakers Include: Professor Orlando Figes, Birkbeck, University of London; Professor Stephen Gundle, University of Warwick; Dr Patrick Merziger, Freie Universität Berlin
Date: 10th May 2013
Time:  12:00pm — 5:30pm
Venue: The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DP
Free event for postgraduate students and scholars: Limited places - book your ticket sanctionedlaughter.eventbrite.co.uk

Symposium on Integration, Disadvantage and Extremism

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

Speakers Include: Rob Berkeley, Runnymede Trust; Anthony Heath, University of Oxford; Maleiha Malik, King's College London; John Mann MP; Nasar Meer, University of Northumbria; Baroness Sayeda Warsi
Date: 8th May 2013
Venue: Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW
By invitation only : Event Full

Writing Auschwitz: Testimony, Representation and Prose in the Work of Charlotte Delbo, Primo Levi and Holocaust Writers

In collaboration with the Group for War and Culture Studies, University of Westminster and with the support of the French Institute

Speakers to include: Professor Susan Derwin, University of California; Professor Robert Gordon, University of Cambridge; Dr Paul Gradvohl, University of Warsaw
Date: 18th March 2013
Time:  10:00am — 5:00pm
Venue: French Institute, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
Free - ticket required: Please email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

Literature, Immigration, and Diaspora in Fin de Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act

Round-table discussion: Professor David Glover, University of Southampton; Professor Sonya Rose, Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute of Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London; Professor Bill Schwarz, Queen Mary, University of London
Date: 12th February 2013
Time:  6:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room 421, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Please register your interest: aliensact.eventbrite.co.uk
Book:

David Glover, Literature, Immigration, and Diaspora in Fin de Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act, Cambridge University Press, 2012

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Backlash Against Multiculturalism in Europe: Struggling Over the Mode of Incorporation

In partnership with Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London

Speaker: Professor Jeffrey C. Alexander, Yale University
Date: 11th February 2013
Time:  6:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Please register your interest: multiculturalismeurope.eventbrite.co.uk

Rescue: Memory, Myth and Morality

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

Round-table discussion: John Dobai, Holocaust survivor; Professor Tony Kushner, University of Southampton; Professor Bob Moore, University of Sheffield. Chair: Dr Ludivine Broch, Research Fellow, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism
Date: 23rd January 2013
Time:  6:00pm
Venue: Macmillan Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Free event open to all: Please register your interest: rescue.eventbrite.co.uk

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: 12th December 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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Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here? The Story of English Football’s Forgotten Tribe

Speaker: Anthony Clavane, sports writer and author
Date: 15th November 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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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: 9th November 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

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: 24th October 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

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: 28th September 2012
Time: All Day
Venue: Central London location
By invitation only: Please e-mail Jan Davison for more information: j.davison@bbk.ac.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

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: 7th July 2012
Time: All Day
Venue: Central London location
By invitation only : For more information please e-mail robert.baldock@yaleup.co.uk

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: 19th June 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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Ultra-Orthodox Jews, Jewish Antisemitism and the Fate of Western Civilization

Inaugural lecture

Speaker: Professor Eric Kaufmann, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: 13th June 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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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: 22nd May 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

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: 17th May 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

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: 1st May 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

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: 20th March 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/

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

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: 15th February 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/

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: 1st February 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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Defending the Indefensible: Reflections on the Anglo-Jewish Reaction to Domestic Antisemitism, 1931 – 1940

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

Speaker: Professor Geoffrey Alderman, The University of Buckingham
Date: 6th December 2011
Time:  6:30pm — 8:00pm
Venue: The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP
Free event open to all: Register online at defendingtheindefensible.eventbrite.com

After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence

Disciplining Antisemitism Series

Round-table discussion: Professor David Cesarani, Royal Holloway, University of London; Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London; Dr Eva Hoffman, Kingston University
Date: 7th November 2011
Time:  7:00pm — 8:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck College, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX. Room 421, Torrington Square main entrance
Free event open to all: Register online at aftertheholocaust.eventbrite.com
Book:

David Cesarani and Eric J Sundquist (ed) , After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence, Routledge, September 2011

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Fighting Together for a Better Past: the Story of Cable Street

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Jewish Museum and Wiener Library

Round-table discussion: Professor Tony Kushner, Parkes Institute, University of Southampton; Dr Nadia Valman, Queen Mary, University of London; David Rosenberg, teacher, writer and guide.
Date: 10th October 2011
Time:  7:00pm
Venue: Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB
Free with museum entry. Adults £7.50, concessions £6.50: Please email admin@jewishmuseum.org.uk to register your interest

Antisemitism Workshop

Co-chairs: David Feldman, Director, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; Scott Ury, Head, Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University
Date: Sep. 19 - 20, 2011
Time:  9:30am — 5:30pm
Venue: Council Room, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square main entrance, London WC1E 7HX
By invitation only: Please email j.davison@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

The Politics of Demonization - Symposium

Symposium: Gilbert Achcar, SOAS, University of London; Robert Fine, University of Warwick; Jeremy Krikler, University of Essex; Keith McClelland, University College London; Colin Shindler, SOAS, University of London; Robert Singh, Birkbeck, University of London.
Date: 21st June 2011
Time:  1:30pm — 6:30pm
Venue: Council Room, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square main entrance, Bloomsbury, London WC1
By invitation only: Please email j.davison@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

The Killing Fields – Cambodia and Genocide

Genocide in Film – Occasional Series

Hosted by: Dr Ludivine Broch, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: 10th June 2011
Time:  6:00pm — 8:00pm
Venue: Room B20, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square main entrance, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Free event open to all:
Film:

Directed by Roland Joffé, The Killing Fields, Warner Bros 1984

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Bismarck, Antisemitism and the Tragedy of German Jewry

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

Speaker: Jonathan Steinberg, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Modern European History, University of Pennsylvania
Date: 26th May 2011
Time:  6:00pm — 7:30pm
Venue: Room B04, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Free event open to all: Please email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest
Book:

Jonathan Steinberg, Bismarck: A Life, Oxford University Press, February 2011

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Ararat – The Armenian Genocide

Genocide in Film – Occasional Series

Hosted by: Dr Ludivine Broch, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: 13th May 2011
Time:  6:00pm — 8:00pm
Venue: Room B18, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square main entrance, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Free event open to all:
Film:

Directed by Atom Egoyan, Ararat, Miramax Films, 2002

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Antisemitism and the Law

Disciplining Antisemitism Series

Round-table discussion: Professor Didi Herman, University of Kent; Professor Maleiha Malik, Kings College London; Dr David Seymour, University of Lancaster
Date: 11th May 2011
Time:  6:30pm — 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, School of Arts Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H OPD
Free event open to all: Please email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest
Book:

Didi Herman, An Unfortunate Coincidence Jews, Jewishness, and English Law, Oxford University Press, January 2011

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Subjectivity as a Site of Struggle: Experiences of Antisemitism in the Israeli Diaspora

Seminar hosted by Pears Institute and Institute for Social Research

Speaker: Professor Tim McNamara, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Date: 10th May 2011
Time:  5:00pm — 6:00pm
Venue: Council Room, Birkbeck College, University of London, Torrington Square main entrance, Bloomsbury, London WC1
Free event open to all: Please email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

Interpreting Imaginary Jews

Disciplining Antisemitism Series

Round-table discussion: Dr Anthony Bale and Professor John Arnold, Birkbeck, University of London and Dr Nadia Valman, Queen Mary, University of London.
Date: 17th February 2011
Time:  7:00pm — 8:30pm
Free event open to all:
Book:

Anthony Bale, Feeling Persecuted Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages, Reaktion, 2010

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In Pursuit of the Nazi Mind: Rudolf Hess & his Doctors 1941-1946

Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past - Lecture Series

Speaker: Professor Daniel Pick, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: 16th February 2011
Time:  7:00pm — 8:30pm
Free event open to all:

Survival, Memory and Testimony: Personal Perspectives on the Holocaust

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in association with the Institute of Historical Research

Speakers: Freddie Knoller, survivor of Auschwitz and Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Holocaust Historian, University of Manchester
Date: 1st February 2011
Time:  6:00pm — 8:30pm
Free event open to all:

The Idea of Toleration and its Fate in Modernity

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

Speaker: Simon Schama, University Professor of Art History and History, Columbia University
Date: 25th January 2011
Time:  6:30pm — 7:45pm
Ticket Price £15.00: www.annefrank.org.uk

Equality, Race and the Jewish Problem

Inaugural lecture

Speaker: Professor David Feldman, Pears Institute Director
Date: 10th November 2010
Time:  5:00pm — 6:00pm
Free event open to all: Please email pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk to register your interest

 

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