Racialization and Religion

 

Event Date: 2 December 2013

Room B35
Birkbeck Main Building
Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HX

 

The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Centre for Civil Society and Citizenship, Northumbria University presents:

A roundtable discussion on

Racialization and Religion

This collaborative event marks the publication of a new and ground-breaking collection of essays, Racialization and Religion, edited by Nasar Meer, which brings together the contemporary study of Antisemitism and Islamophobia. The collection challenges the extent to which the racialization of Jews and Muslims has been explored in distinct and separate debates.

Introduction by Professor David Feldman (Pears Institute) and Dr Nasar Meer (Northumbria University):

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Three short talks by:

Professor Tariq Modood (University of Bristol) – Islamophobia and the Struggle for Recognition:

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Dr Brian Klug (University of Oxford) – Interrogating ‘New Antisemitism’:

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Professor Pnina Werbner (Keele University) – Folk Devils and Racist Imaginaries in a Global Prism: Islamophobia and Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century:

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These short talks will be followed by audience questions and answers and a general discussion from the panel –  Professor David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; Dr Brian Klug, University of Oxford; Dr Nasar Meer, Centre for Civil Society and Citizenship, Northumbria University; Professor Tariq Modood, University of Bristol; Professor John Solomos, University of Warwick; and Professor Pnina Werbner, Keele University:

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