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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.

Anti-Racism and Ethno-Religious Political Identity

11th February, 2020

Anti-Racism and Ethno-Religious Political Identity

Keith Kahn-Harris, Leo Baeck College

Recent controversies over antisemitism on the UK and US left have revealed vulnerabilities in anti-racist practice. One of the most significant is a reluctance to fully engage with the ways in which ethno-religious identities can also be political identities.

A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany

18th February, 2020

A Bystander Society? Passivity and Complicity in Nazi Germany

Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London

Professor Fulbrook analyses the conditions under which people were more or less likely to show sympathy with victims of persecution, or to become complicit with racist policies and practices.

The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

27th February, 2020

The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment

Amelia Gentleman

Amelia Gentleman, award-winning journalist, discusses the Windrush scandal and her role in exposing the government’s ‘hostile environment’ policy.

Professor David Feldman, Director – 1

The relationship between antisemitism and other forms of racism and exclusion is not only a historical question. It is an urgent issue for today.

Professor David Feldman, Director

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