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Beyond Camps and Forced Labour: current international research on survivors of Nazi persecution

International Conference - 10-12 January 2018

Date: Jan. 10 - 12, 2018
Time: All Day
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London and The Wiener Library, London
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Tickets are available to attend for one, two and three days, and are priced between £60-£125.

Fees include admission to all panels and evening events, lunches and refreshments during the conference. Book your place.

‘Please mind the gap’: Integrated histories and geographies of the Holocaust and Holocaust memory

Beyond Camps and Forced Labour conference

Speaker: Tim Cole, University of Bristol, UK
Date: Wed, Jan. 10, 2018
Time:  9:30am - 11:30am
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL
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Free to Beyond Camps conference delegates

Shaming with Images: German Responses to Atrocity Films, 1945-46

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

Speaker: Ulrike Weckel, Justus Liebig University, Gießen Germany
Date: Wed, Jan. 31, 2018
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Wolfson Suite, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
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Iskateli schast’ia – Seekers of Happiness

Film screening with panel discussion

Speaker: Dr Claire Le Foll, University of Southampton; Professor Philip Spencer, Visiting Professor, Birkbeck, University of London, Emeritus Professor, Kingston University; and Professor Robert Weinberg, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania
Date: Sun, Feb. 25, 2018
Time:  2:00pm - 4:45pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Understanding Prejudice: Stigma, Self-Esteem and the Dynamics of Antisemitism & Islamophobia

Pears Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Speaker: Maryyum Mehmood, Kings College London
Date: Wed, Mar. 21, 2018
Time:  1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London
Free seminar for scholars. :

Please contact pearsinstitute@bbk.ac.uk for further information.

The Commissar

Film screening with panel discussion

Speakers: Professor Marat Grinberg, Reed College, Oregon; Professor Jeremy Hicks, Queen Mary, University of London; Dr Rachel Morley, University College London
Date: Sun, Apr. 15, 2018
Time:  2:00pm - 5:15pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Torrington Square main entrance, WC1E 7HX
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Antisemitism and Immigration in Western Europe Today: is there a connection? Findings and recommendations from a five-nation study

Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London in partnership with Foundation ‘Remembrance, Responsibility and Future’ (EVZ) Hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism supported by the Antisemitism Policy Trust

Speakers: David Feldman, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London and expert panel: Belgium - Marco Martiniello and Muriel Sacco; France - Nonna Mayer and Elodie Druez; Netherlands - Leo Lucassen and Annemarike Stremmelaar; Germany - Mathias Berek; United Kingdom - Ben Gidley
Date: Mon, Apr. 23, 2018
Time:  12:30pm - 4:00pm
Venue: Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 2JR
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Jews, Muslims, Frenchmen: The Promises and Perils of Fraternity

The Maurice Freedman Trust Lecture supported by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in association with Jewish Book Week

Speaker: Professor Ethan Katz
Date: Tue, May. 1, 2018
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL
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Jews, Muslims, Frenchmen: The Promises and Perils of Fraternity

The Maurice Freedman Trust Lecture supported by the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism in association with Jewish Book Week

Speaker: Professor Ethan Katz
Date: Tue, May. 1, 2018
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL
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Curating Sound for Difficult Histories Colloquium

Part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2018. Pears Institute in collaboration with Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Research in Media and Culture, the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck and University of Hertfordshire

Speakers: Ramon De Marco, sound designer; Stephen Frosh, Birkbeck, University of London, Val Kuklowsky, sound designer/editor; and Esther Shalev-Gerz, artist.
Date: Tue, May. 15, 2018
Time:  2:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD
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The Rights of the Roma: The Struggle of Citizenship in Postwar Czechoslovakia

Rethinking Modern Europe seminar, Institute of Historical Research in collaboration with the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, hosted by The Wiener Library

Round table: Celia Donert, University of Liverpool; Michael Stewart, University College London and Becky Taylor, University of East Anglia
Date: Wed, May. 30, 2018
Time:  6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue: The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide, 29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5DP
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Jews of Colour: Race and Afro-Jewishness

Pears Institute Public Lecture

Speaker: Professor Lewis Gordon, University of Connecticut
Date: Tue, Jun. 26, 2018
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Room B33, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
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Decolonial Judaism: Jews, Antisemitism and the Global South

Pears Institute Public Lecture

Speaker: Professor Santiago Slabodsky, Hofstra University - New York
Date: Wed, Jul. 4, 2018
Time:  6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7JL
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