The Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism was launched in November 2010.
Our founding principle is that the study of antisemitism is vital to understanding all forms of racism, prejudice and xenophobia.
We are a centre of innovative research and teaching and contribute to discussion and public policy formation on antisemitism and intolerance.
Based at Birkbeck, University of London, and established by the Pears Foundation, the Institute is both independent and inclusive.
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OUR MIGRATION STORY WEBSITE WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
Joint winner of Research Champion category at Community Integration Awards 2017
The Nazi Concentration Camps: A teaching and learning resource
Christian and Jewish Women in Britain, 1880-1940: Living with Difference
2018: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: Current International Research on Survivors of Nazi Persecution
10-12 January 2018See Our Research »
The Institute is located within Birkbeck College, a world-class research and teaching institution. We have unrivalled expertise in the teaching of religious and racial intolerance and multiculturalism across a wide range of disciplines.
At Birkbeck you can study: antisemitism, ethnicity, immigration, intolerance and identity, multiculturalism, racialization, racism and xenophobia.
Bonnart Trust PhD scholarship
Addressing Intolerance and Integration
Traces: Representations of the Holocaust and Antisemitism in British Film and Television
8 November 2017
From Berdichev to Minsk and Onward to Moscow: Jewish Voices of the 1917 Russian Revolution
27 November 2017
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Zionism and Antisemitism
The Ghetto of Venice: Past, Present, Future
Professor Shaul Bassi discusses 500 years of the Venice Ghetto.
The Meanings of Antisemitism
Professor David Feldman examines the changing meanings of antisemitism since the term’s first use.
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