Brussels (European Parliament): Conference on antisemitic Israel-boycotts – “Culture & Education: bridges, not boycotts”, Kim Robin Stoller

Kim Robin Stoller European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitismus Kim Robin Stoller European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitismus27 February 2018

Co-Director Kim Robin Stoller spoke at the conference “Culture & Education: bridges, not boycotts” in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was hosted by the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism (EP-WGAS). Kim focused on the antisemitic BDS-campaign and other similar efforts to boycott Jews and Jewish statehood.

Further participants included MEP Heinz K Becker (EP-WGAS Chair), MEP Helga Trüpel (EP-WGAS Vice-Chair) and MEP Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar (EP-WGAS Vice-Chair) and Robbie Young (Vice-President, Society & Citizenship, National Union of Students UK).
Further information can be found at the website of the European Parliament Working Group on Antisemitism.

Haifa: Lecture – No Anti-Semitism? Recent Discussions on Legal, Political and Academic Definitions and the Naming of Anti-Semitism in Germany. Kim Robin Stoller

6 May 2015

Co-Director Kim Robin Stoller lectured on “No Anti-Semitism? Recent Discussions on Legal, Political and Academic Definitions and the Naming of Anti-Semitism in Germany” at the International Scholars’ Seminar
“The New Anti-Semitism in European Discourse” in Haifa.

Tel Aviv: Talk – Attitudes toward Jews Among Muslim Communities in France and Germany, Gunther Jikeli

Conference: Europe, Germany and Contemporary Antisemitism
March 15, 2015 at the Bnei Zion auditorium, Tel Aviv

During the last few years antisemitism is on the rise in Europe. Violent manifestations and physical assaults against Jewish citizens became commonplace. Even more significant, is the sharp rise of the public anti-Semitic discourse. It seems that it has become a ‘bon-ton’ to be anti-Semitic, sometimes camouflaged by sophisticated use of language. But, should contemporary antisemitism be considered as a ‘Jewish problem’ only? Or is it a reflection of inherent problems of today’s Europe? Continue reading

Resolution against Boycott and Discrimination of Israeli scholars and research institutions

Research Network 31 “Ethnic Relations, Racism and Antisemitism” of the European Sociological Association (ESA)

This resolution was passed unanimously by the Research Network board and conference participants at the mid-term meeting of the RN in Vienna, 5 September 2014.
“In view of recent calls for boycott of Israeli scholars and research institutions, Research Network 31 “Ethnic Relations, Racism and Antisemitism” of the European Sociological Association (ESA) calls on our colleagues in ESA and scholars around the world to oppose such boycotts and condemn this discriminatory practice which contributes to creating an antisemitic climate. Any such boycott violates academic freedom and discriminates against individuals and institutions on the basis of their national background.” Continue reading

Tel Aviv lecture: Holocaust Education Projects Inside and Outside Europe – Approaches and Experiences

29 January 2013

Lecture by Kim Robin Stoller at the Zeev Vered third annual symposium on: Holocaust Education among Arabs and Muslims – Challenges and Hopes organized by the The Zeev Vered Desk for the Study of Tolerance and Intolerance in the Middle East, Stephen Roth Institute and The Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry. Tuesday, 29 January 2013, 17:00 – 19:00 Web Building, Auditorium 001, Tel Aviv University. Download (PDF)

Video documentation of the symposium: Holocaust Education among Arabs and Muslims – Challenges and Hopes