Philip Spencer – The Recurrence of Genocide Since the Holocaust

    Event Date: 5 November 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Sq. London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Professor Philip Spencer (Kingston University) – The Recurrence of Genocide Since the Holocaust The Holocaust was followed by the Genocide Convention, aimed explicitly at ridding mankind of this ‘odious scourge’. …

Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain

      Event Date: 11 September 2013Council Room, Birkbeck College, University of LondonTorrington Square entrance, London WC1E 7HX The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with University of Kent and University of Sheffield present: Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain The workshop’s emphasis is on new and innovative work being undertaken in the field and is intended …

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Jay Winter – René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights

      Event Date: 27 June 2013 Room B34 Birkbeck, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Jay Winter (Yale) – René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights Remembrance is not a human right but the precondition for the effective establishment and maintenance of …

Literature, Immigration and Diaspora in Fin de Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act

    Event Date: 12 February 2013 Room 421 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Malet St London WC1E 7Hx The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Literature, Immigration and Diaspora in Fin de Siècle England: A Cultural History of the 1905 Aliens Act Round-table discussion with  Professor David Glover (Southampton),  Professor Sonya Rose (Birkbeck) and Professor …

Jeffrey C. Alexander – Backlash Against Multiculturalism in Europe: Struggling Over the Mode of Incorporation

    Event Date: 11 February 2013 Room B33 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Malet St London WC1E 7Hx The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Professor Jeffrey C. Alexander (Yale) – Backlash Against Multiculturalism in Europe: Struggling Over the Mode of Incorporation In this talk, Professor Alexander, one of the world’s leading social theorists, seeks …

Rescue: Memory, Myth and Morality

    Event Date: 23 January 2013 Macmillan Hall Senate House, University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: Rescue: Memory, Myth and Morality Holocaust Memorial Day event – Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research A round-table discussion with John Dobai (Holocaust …

Norman Cohn FBA – A Colloquium

Event Date: 7 July 2012 The Council Room Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism presents: NORMAN COHN FBA – A COLLOQUIUM Programme: Welcome by Robert Baldock (Yale University Press). Session 1 PURSUIT OF THE MILLENNIUM:  Millenarian Movements in the Medieval & Early Modern Period Introduction by Professor  John Arnold …

Proust Among the Nations – from Dreyfus to the Middle East

Event Date: 19 June 2012 Room 421, Birkbeck College, University of London, London WC1E 7HX.   The Pears Institute for the Study of Anti-Semitism in partnership with Birkbeck Institute of Humanities presents: Proust Among the Nations – from Dreyfus to the Middle East A roundtable  discussion with Professor Jacqueline Rose, Queen Mary, University of London; Professor Bryan Cheyette, University of …

Susan Greenfield – Finding Humanity in a World of Technology

Kennedy Lecture Theatre UCL Institute of Child Health 30 Guilford Street London WC1N 1EH The Anne Frank Trust and the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: The Anne Frank Lecture 2012 Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE – Finding Humanity in a World of Technology Humans occupy more ecological niches than any other species on the planet because of our …

Joanna Michlic – Bringing the Dark to Light: Memory of the Holocaust in Post-Communist Europe

Event Date: 20 March 2012 Council Room, Birkbeck main Building Malet Street, London WC1B 7HX The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Dr Joanna Michlic – Bringing the Dark to Light: Memory of the Holocaust in Post-Communist Europe With the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe in 1989, coming to terms with the Holocaust and the destruction of …