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Blood - Uniting and Dividing

An exhibition conceived in collaboration with the Jewish Museum London

Date: Nov. 5, 2015 - Feb. 28, 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London, NW1 7NB
Ticket required. Adults £7.50, concessions £6.50:

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Antisemitism, 'Volksgemeinschaft' and Violence: Inclusion and Exclusion in Nazi Germany

Holocaust Memorial Day Event - Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in collaboration with the Institute of Historical Research

Speaker: Professor Michael Wildt, Humboldt University, Berlin
Date: Wed, Jan. 27, 2016
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Wolfson Suite, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Free event open to all:

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The Bolshevik Response to Antisemitism in the Russian Revolution

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Dr Brendan McGeever, Pears Institute Research Fellow, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Tue, Feb. 2, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Dreyfus Room, University of Birkbeck, 28 Russell Square, WC1B 5DQ
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Ida

Film screening and Round-table discussion

Speakers: Dr François Guesnet, University College London and Dr Małgorzata Pakier, POLIN, Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw
Date: Sun, Feb. 7, 2016
Time:  3:00pm - 5:45pm
Venue: Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX. Room B36, Torrington Square main entrance
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Race Theory, Anthropology and the Jewish Connection

Speaker: Professor Dan Stone, Royal Holloway, University of London
Date: Tue, Feb. 9, 2016
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX. Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance
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A Second Emancipation? “Philosemitism” and the Jewish Condition in Postwar Europe

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Professor Daniel Cohen, Rice University, Texas
Date: Tue, Mar. 1, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, University of London, 26 Russell Square, WC1B 5DQ
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Circumcision: Identity Politics and/or Health?

Speaker: Professor Sander Gilman, Emory University
Date: Tue, Mar. 8, 2016
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX. Room B36, Torrington Square main entrance
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The Last of the Unjust

Film Screening with panel discussion

Speakers: David Feldman, Director, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London; Jacqueline Rose, Professor for Humanities, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Sun, Mar. 13, 2016
Time:  2:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX. Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance
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Ephemeral Ruins: the Fragility of Holocaust Memory

Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture and Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism - Arts Week 2016

Speakers: Dr Diana Popescu, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism; Dr Jessica Rapson, King's College London
Date: Thu, May. 19, 2016
Time:  6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, London, Room G03, 43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD
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The Racialization of Antisemitism: Turkish- and Arab-only Prevention Programmes in Germany

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Esra Ozyurek, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science
Date: Mon, May. 23, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London: Dreyfus Room, 26 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DQ
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The Emotional Toll of Antisemitism and its Consequences

Speaker: Professor Todd Endelman, University of Michigan
Date: Tue, May. 24, 2016
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX, Room B34, Torrington Square main entrance
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The Discourse of ‘Holocaust Inversion’ in Britain During the 2014 Gaza Conflict: Contexts, Presences and Meaning

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Alan Johnson, Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre
Date: Mon, Jun. 13, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
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Placeless People: What Can History Tell Us About Today’s Refugee Crises?

Refugee Week - Workshop: University of East Anglia with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London.

Speakers include: Representatives of Freed Voices; Peter Gatrell, University of Manchester; Omah Khan, Runnymede Trust; Yousef Qasmiyeh, poet; Jessica Reinisch, Birkbeck, University of London; Daniel Trilling, author; and Colin Yeo, Barrister and blogger, Garden Court Chambers
Date: Mon, Jun. 20, 2016
Time:  9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX Council Room, Torrington Square entrance.
Free event for those working in this field:

To register: https://placelesspeople.eventbrite.co.uk

Blood Libels: from the Middle Ages to the Modern World

Pears Institute Workshop

Speakers: Marc David Baer, London School of Economics and Political Science; Anthony Bale, Birkbeck, University of London; Susan Einbinder, University of Connecticut; Hillel Kieval, Washington University in St. Louis; Miri Rubin, Queen Mary, University of London and Julian Weiss, King’s College London
Date: Mon, Jun. 27, 2016
Time:  10:30am - 5:45pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
Free event for scholars:

For more information please email: pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk

Protecting and Offending Jews: Speech, Law and Policy

Symposium: Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London in partnership with the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism

Speakers: Rebecca Hilsenrath, Chief Executive, Equality and Human Rights Commission; Paul Iganski, Lancaster University; Omar Khan, Director, Runnymede Trust; Brendan McGeever, Birkbeck, University of London, and Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge
Date: Tue, Jun. 28, 2016
Time:  12:00pm - 4:00pm
Venue: Jubilee Room, Westminster Hall, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
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Blood Inscriptions: Science, Modernity, and Ritual Murder in Fin de Siècle Europe

Pears Institute Public Lecture

Speaker: Professor Hillel Kieval, Washington University in St. Louis
Date: Tue, Jun. 28, 2016
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX. Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance
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Keeping the Memory of the Holocaust Alive: Possibilities and Limitations of Performative Practices of Commemoration

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Dr Diana Popescu, Pears Institute Research Fellow, Birkbeck, University of London
Date: Tue, Oct. 25, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, University of London, 28 Russell Square, WC1B 5DQ
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The Archive Thief: The Man Who Salvaged French Jewish History in the Wake of the Holocaust

Speaker: Professor Lisa Leff, American University
Date: Tue, Nov. 8, 2016
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Room B34, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7HX
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Left/Right Crossover Movements

Lunchtime Seminar - Department of Psychosocial Studies and the Pears Institute

Speaker : Spencer Sunshine
Date: Wed, Nov. 16, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, University of London, 28 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DQ
Free event for scholars:

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Challenging Myths and Misconceptions: Understanding the Nazi Camps and the Holocaust

Panel discussion organised by Birkbeck, University of London, supported by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism and The Wiener Library

Speakers: Sir Richard J. Evans, Wolfson College, Cambridge; Tom Haward, UCL Centre for Holocaust Education, London; Yiftach Meiri, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem; Nikolaus Wachsmann, Birkbeck, University of London; Kim Wünschmann, Sussex University. Chaired by David Feldman, Director of the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London.
Date: Mon, Nov. 21, 2016
Time:  6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Macmillan Hall, Senate House University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
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Antisemitism and Antiziganism: Jews and Romanies in the Shadow of Genocide

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Ari Joskowicz, Vanderbilt University
Date: Thu, Nov. 24, 2016
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, University of London, 28 Russell Square, WC1B 5DQ
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Mein Kampf Today: Ideology, Memory and the Question of Censorship - Panel Discussion

In partnership with the Leo Baeck Institute London

Speakers include: David Aaronovitch, columnist The Times; Neil Gregor, University of Southampton and Maiken Umbach, University of Nottingham
Date: Thu, Dec. 1, 2016
Time:  6:45pm - 8:15pm
Venue: Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, University of London, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU
Free event open to all:

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Contesting Jewish Loyalties: The First World War and Beyond

International Conference

Speakers include: Christoph Jahr, Humbolt University of Berlin; Carsten Schapkow, University of Oklahoma; Ulrich Wyrwa, Technical University Berlin and Mirjam Zadoff, Indiana University, Bloomington
Date: Dec. 15 - 17, 2016
Time: All Day
Venue: Jewish Museum Berlin
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archive@jmberlin.de. 

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