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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.

A Conversation on Racial Antisemitism

Public Event | Online

21st October, 2020

A Conversation on Racial Antisemitism

Professor David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and Professor Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, Centre for Research on Antisemitism, Technical University, Berlin

David Feldman and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum explore the origins and history of racial conceptions of antisemitism, and reflect on their significance today.

Image: Schoolwork produced in Nazi Germany representing the antisemitic and racist Nuremberg Laws of 1935. Wiener Holocaust Library Collections. 

Comparing Comparisons: Preliminary Reflections on a New Era of Historical Analogy
Quinn Dombrowski

Webinar | For Scholars

22nd October, 2020

Comparing Comparisons: Preliminary Reflections on a New Era of Historical Analogy

Professor Michael Rothberg, University of California, Los Angeles

For the last four years there has been an intensified debate about the ethics and politics of historical comparison. While current controversies are not limited to questions of racism and antisemitism, those two categories are frequently invoked and are often at stake…

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The Pears Institute explores the pattern of antisemitism both today and in the past. We connect research on antisemitism to the wider study of racialization and intolerance.

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