Zionism and Antisemitism – International Conference

  Event Date: 24-26 May 2017 Clore Lecture Theatre Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM International Conference This three day international conference brings together more than 35 scholars from institutions in eight countries, from different disciplines and with diverse perspectives, to examine …

The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

David Feldman – Zionism and the Labour Party – The Last 100 Years

Event Date: 3-4 April 2017 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Holocaust Research Institute at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Holocaust and History: The Work and Legacy of David Cesarani Our colleague David Cesarani (1956-2015) was a leading historian of the Holocaust and of Anglo-Jewry, and a public intellectual concerned with …

The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 – Roundtable Discussion

Event Date: 16 March 2017 German Historical Institute 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2016-17 The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017 A lecture series organised by the Leo Baeck Institute London, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London. This season´s topic intends to discuss the complicated and multi-layered relationship of the …

David Feldman – The Meanings of Antisemitism

Event Date: 13 February 2017 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor David Feldman (Birkbeck) – The Meanings of Antisemitism Antisemitism has figured in British political debates in the last year as never before. In this lecture, David Feldman examines the changing meanings …

Mein Kampf Today: Ideology, Memory and the Question of Censorship – Panel Discussion

          Event Date: 1 December 2016 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Leo Baeck Institute London presents: Mein Kampf Today: Ideology, Memory and the Question of Censorship – Panel Discussion In Germany, until this year, it was illegal …

Protecting and Offending Jews: Speech, Law and Policy

  Event Date: 28 June 2016 Jubilee Room Westminster Hall, House of Commons London SW1A 0AA The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism Birkbeck, University of London in partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism presents: Protecting and Offending Jews: Speech, Law and Policy PROGRAMME Introduction John Mann MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism David Feldman, Director, …

Placeless People: What can History tell us about today’s Refugee Crises?

Event Date: 20 June 2016 Council Room Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism  in association with the University of East Anglia presents: Placeless People: What can History tell us about today’s Refugee Crises? The aim of the workshop is to bring together experts in a range …

The Left and Jews in Britain Today

Event Date: 3 November 2015 Room B33 Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: The Left and Jews in Britain Today The relationship between Jews and the British left has long been a source of controversy and, sometimes, acrimony. Support for the Palestinians and criticism (some argue the ‘demonization’) …

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Debating Antisemitism: Why do Jews Disagree so Much?

Event Date: 26 June 2014 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building, Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London, WC1E 7HX   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: 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, …