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What's On: October - December 2020

The Pears Institute holds seminars, workshops and conferences for scholars, and lectures, discussions and film screenings that are open to everyone.

Survival, Memory and Testimony: Personal Perspectives on the Holocaust

1st February, 2011

Survival, Memory and Testimony: Personal Perspectives on the Holocaust

Freddie Knoller, survivor of Auschwitz and Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Holocaust Historian, University of Manchester

Freddie Knoller, survivor of Auschwitz and Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Holocaust Historian, University of Manchester

Survival, Memory and Testimony: Personal Perspectives on the Holocaust

1st February, 2011

Survival, Memory and Testimony: Personal Perspectives on the Holocaust

Freddie Knoller, survivor of Auschwitz and Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Holocaust Historian, University of Manchester

At this important event, Freddie Knoller, survivor of Auschwitz and Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Holocaust Historian, talk about persecution, internment and survival. A public discussion follows.

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

16th February, 2011

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

Professor Daniel Pick, Birkbeck, University of London

Professor Daniel Pick, Birkbeck, University of London

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

16th February, 2011

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

Professor Daniel Pick, Birkbeck, University of London

Daniel Pick will talk informally about his current research relating to the formation of Anglo-American psychoanalytic ideas about the Third Reich.

Interpreting Imaginary Jews

17th February, 2011

Interpreting Imaginary Jews

Dr Anthony Bale and Professor John Arnold, Birkbeck, University of London and Dr Nadia Valman, Queen Mary, University of London.

Dr Anthony Bale and Professor John Arnold, Birkbeck, University of London and Dr Nadia Valman, Queen Mary, University of London.

Interpreting Imaginary Jews

17th February, 2011

Interpreting Imaginary Jews

Dr Anthony Bale and Professor John Arnold, Birkbeck, University of London and Dr Nadia Valman, Queen Mary, University of London.

Many medieval Christians believed that Jews committed crimes against Christian children and were out to destroy their religion and way of life. They retaliated with violence of their own, denying Jews the right to religious freedom and peace. Dr Bale’s new book Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages exposes […]

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The founding principle of the Pears Institute is that the study of antisemitism is vital to understanding racialization, racism and religious intolerance.

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