Berlin: International Conference “Before, During and After the ‘Gaza War’. Contemporary Antisemitism and Perceptions of the Holocaust in Arab Countries, Turkey, Morocco and Among ‘Muslims’ in Europe”

conferenceTuesday, 16 December 2014, 3.30 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

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Registration until 13 Dezember:

 Conference venue: Amadeu-Antonio-Stiftung, Linienstr. 139, 10115 Berlin

Public transport: S-Oranienburgerstraße, S+U-Friedrichstraße

Organized by: International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism

In Co-Operation with the Amadeu-Antonio-Foundation

Supported by Aktionswochen gegen Antisemitismus 2014

and Stiftung Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft


Program (English)




Welcome and Opening Remarks

Kim Robin Stoller; Dr. Günther Jikeli, International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism (IIBSA)

Antisemitism, Jihad and the Silence of the West

Dr. Charles Asher Small, Director Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP); Koret Distinguished Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Book Presentation: “Umstrittene Vergangenheit. Ansichten zum Holocaust unter Muslimen im internationalen Vergleich”

(English edtition: “Perceptions of the Holocaust in Europe and Muslim Communities. Sources, Comparisons and Educational Challenges”)

Kim Robin Stoller; Dr. Günther Jikeli, IIBSA


Antisemitism in Arab countries: Israel, Antisemitism and the “Arab Spring”

Dr. Esther Webman, Head of the Zeev Vered Desk for the Study of Tolerance and Intolerance in the Middle East; Senior Research Fellow Dayan Center & Stephen Roth Institute, Tel Aviv University

Antisemitism and Initiatives to confront Antisemitism in Morocco

Kim Robin Stoller, IIBSA


Antisemitism in Turkey

Dr. Corry Guttstadt, Independent Researcher, currently Fellow at Yad Vashem (Jerusalem)

Antisemitism among “Muslims” in Europe

Dr. Günther Jikeli, IIBSA


Informal meeting with Wine and Cheese



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