Sanctioned Laughter: Humour, War and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Europe

Event Date: 10 May 2013 The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism and the Wiener Library London present: Sanctioned Laughter: Humour, War and Dictatorship in Twentieth Century Europe What was the relationship between power and laughter in the fascist and communist dictatorships of the twentieth century? This workshop will examine …

Stefanie Schüler-Springorum – The Witness and the Holocaust – Oral Testimonies and Historical Knowledge

Event Date: 24 October 2012 Chancellor’s Hall Senate House Unniversity of London Malet St. London WC1E 7HU.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: The Witness and the Holocaust – Oral Testimonies and Historical Knowledge Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past – lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library Professor Stefanie Schüler-Springorum (Center for …

Geoffrey Alderman – Defending the Indefensible: Reflections on the Anglo-Jewish Reaction to Domestic Antisemitism, 1931 – 1940

Event Date: 6 Dec 2011 The Wiener Library 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP Making History: Archives, Artefacts and Interpreting the Past lecture series in partnership with the Wiener Library   Professor Geoffrey Alderman (University of Buckingham): Defending the Indefensible: Reflections on the Anglo-Jewish Reaction to Domestic Antisemitism, 1931 – 1940 During the 1930s Britain’s Jewish leadership felt itself compelled …

After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence

Event Date: 7th November 2011 Room 421, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: After the Holocaust: Challenging the Myth of Silence A Round-table discussion with Professor David Cesarani, Royal Holloway, University of London; Professor Mary Fulbrook, University College London; Dr Eva Hoffman, Kingston University Over the last decade …

Fighting Together for a Better Past: the Story of Cable Street

Event Date: 10 October 2011 19:00 The Jewish Museum 129 – 131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB   Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Jewish Museum and Wiener Library presents: Fighting Together for a Better Past: the Story of Cable Street 75 years after the event, the Battle of Cable Street maintains its mythical status. …

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Antisemitism and the Law: A Round-table Discussion

Event date: 11 May 2011 Council Room, Birkbeck College University of London Bloomsbury London WC1 Disciplining Antisemitism Series: Antisemitism and the Law   Round-table discussion: Professor Didi Herman (University of Kent) Professor Maleiha Malik (Kings College London) Dr David Seymour (University of Lancaster) The role religion and race play in determining judicial thinking in England today will be explored in …

Interpreting Imaginary Jews

Event date:  17 February  2011 Room B04, Birkbeck College Malet Street London WC1E 7HX PEARS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ANTISEMITISM Birkbeck, University of London Disciplining Antisemitism Series: Interpreting Imaginary Jews   Round-table discussion with: Dr Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, University of London) Dr Nadia Valman (Queen Mary, University of London) Professor John Arnold (Birkbeck, University of London) Many medieval Christians …

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Simon Schama – The Fate of the Idea of Toleration

Event date:  25 January 2011 Kennedy Lecture Theatre UCL Institute of Child Health 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH     PEARS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ANTISEMITISM Birkbeck, University of Londonin association with the Anne Frank Trust   Public Lecture   Professor Simon Schama (University Professor of Art History and History, Columbia University)-The Fate of the Idea of Toleration …

David Feldman – Equality, Race and the Jewish Problem

Event Date: 10 November 2010 University of London William Beveridge Hall Senate House Malet St. WC1E 7HU   PEARS INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ANTISEMITISM Birkbeck, University of London Inaugural lecture: Equality, Race and the Jewish Problem Speaker: Prof. David Feldman, Director of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism Professor David Feldman launches the Pears Institute for the …