The Pears Institute holds seminars, workshops and conferences for scholars, and lectures, discussions and film screenings that are open to everyone.
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.
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.
Amelia Gentleman, award-winning journalist, discusses the Windrush scandal and her role in exposing the government’s ‘hostile environment’ policy.
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