Book Release: Responses to 7 October

Join us for the book launch of “Responses to 7 October,” a major three-volume anthology of diverse intellectual responses to and reactions to the horrific acts perpetrated by Hamas on October 7. David Hirsh, co-editor, and Anna Zawadzka, contributor, will introduce the book and provide insights into its creation and the significance of its contents.

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International Conference: Antisemitism after 7 October

The conference aims to address the resurgence of antisemitism in the wake of recent global events. The conference will feature a series of sessions led by prominent scholars and researchers, including Alejandro Baer, David Hirsh, Günther Jikeli, Karin Stögner and Kim Robin Stoller. The conference will explore various dimensions of antisemitism, including the resurgence of antisemitism in the 21st century, feminist critical theory after October 7, the historical evolution of antisemitism from events such as the Gaza flotilla and BDS to October 7, and the complex relationship between the UN and Israel. Sessions will also address the role of social media post-October 7 and specific case studies such as antisemitism in Spain.

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Workshop for Journalists: Israel-Related Antisemitism – Actors, Effects and the Responsibility of the Media (in German)

Tuesday, January 17, 20231:00 – 6:30 p.m., Berlin Mitte The first workshop of our multi-part series “Israel-related antisemitism – actors, effects and the responsibility of the media” will take place in Berlin. Journalists and aspiring media professionals are cordially invited to attend this event, which is sponsored by the Federal Government Commissioner for Jewish Life […]

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Academic Future Forum

We are pleased to announce the second round of our MENA-EURO Academics Future Forum to deepen the discussion and strengthen the cooperation on different (national) perspectives on current developments: 

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Future Forum on Students, Youths and Young Professionals

We are pleased to announce the second MENA-EURO Future Forum on Students, Youths and Young Professionals to deepen the discussion on different (national) perspectives on current developments and to establish a dialogue between different youth and young professionals organizations on the new historical chapter in the MENA-EURO relations and to lay the foundations for a future exchange […]

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Second MENA-EURO Future Forum on Students, Youths and Young Professionals

We are pleased to announce the second MENA-EURO Future Forum on Students, Youths and Young Professionals to deepen the discussion on different (national) perspectives on current developments and to establish a dialogue between different youth and young professionals organizations on the new historical chapter in the MENA-EURO relations and to lay the foundations for a future exchange […]

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Antisemitism, Antizionism and the Hostile Environment in Academia. Talk with David Hirsh | Introductory Remarks Samuel Salzborn

Please finde our invitation here. (PDF-file) If you plan to attend, please register for the event here. David Hirsh is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London, and co-founder of Engage, a campaign against the academic boycott of Israel. In 2022, he founded the London Centre for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, which […]

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Postcolonial Views on Antisemitism: South Africa as an example

hosted by International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism (IIBSA) and Amadeu Antonio Foundation (AAS). The event will be held in English and streamed live on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPx0Ym7MN9M Time: 2:00 pm Berlin Time / 3:00 pm South African Time With Karen Milner, South African Jewish Board of Deputies Klaas Mokgomole, Africans for Peace Benji […]

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International Academic Forum

We are pleased to announce our international Future Forum, composed of academics, researchers and think tank members from 7 countries, where we will discuss: – Possibilities of MENA and EURO-MENA cooperation – Approaches to combating antisemitism

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MENA-EURO JOURNALIST FUTURE FORUM

Our MENA-EURO FUTURE FORUM kicked off with a very stimulating discussion between members of 🇪🇺 🇮🇱 🇲🇦 civil society focused on cooperation opportunities linked to the normalisation agreements between Morocco and Israel. Tonight our MENA-EURO FUTURE FORUM will host its second day in which journalists will discuss the role of the media in this new chapter of relations. We are […]

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MENA-EURO NGO FUTURE FORUM

Colleagues from Israel, North Africa and Europe will discuss: current developments related to the normalization agreements between Morocco and Israel MENA and MENA-EURO Cooperation Approaches to combating Hate Speech and Antisemitism

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Webinar: Hintergründe zum aktuellen Antisemitismus: Vorfälle, Mobilisierung und Auswirkungen

Donnerstag, 10.06.2021, 18.00 – 20.00 Uhr Ereignisse in Israel werden in Europa immer wieder als Vorwand genutzt, um Hass gegenüber jüdisch wahrgenommenen Personen und Institutionen auszuleben. Auch in den letzten Wochen kam es unter anderem am Rande von „pro-palästinensischen“ Demonstrationen zu antisemitischen Vorfällen. Neben einer Betrachtung aktueller Vorfälle wollen wir aber auch die Hintergründe, langfristigen […]

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Workshop: Intersectional Perspectives on Conspiracy Theories, Nationalism, Antisemitism and Racism in Europe

Friday, February 5th, 2021, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. The Research Network RN31 “Ethnic Relations, Racism and Antisemitism” of the European Sociological Association (ESA) and the International Institute for Education and Research on Antisemitism (IIBSA) will hold a half-day workshop on “Intersectional Perspectives on Conspiracy Theories, Nationalism, Antisemitism and Racism in Europe” and “Contemporary Debates on […]

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Antisemitism on Twitter

Speaker: Günther Jikeli, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of IIBSA, Erna B. Rosenfeld Professor at Indiana University’s Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism at the Borns Jewish Studies Program and associate professor in Germanic Studies and Jewish Studies at Indiana University. Chair: Kim Robin Stoller, Chair of the Board of Directors, IIBSA. How […]

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Online Manifestations of Antisemitism connected to the Coronavirus Pandemic in Hungary

Speaker: Ildikó Barna, Associate Professor of Sociology at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Faculty of Social Sciences in Budapest where she also serves as a Head of the Department of Social Research Methodology. Co-author: Árpád Knap Chair: Grischa Stanjek, Director of Communications, IIBSA. It is well-known that Jews have been accused many times throughout the history […]

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The Central Role of Esotericism in Antisemitism – A Case Study of Czech Republic and Slovakia

Speaker: Zbyněk Tarant, vice-chairman of the Department of Near-Eastern Studies, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic. Chair: Kim Robin Stoller, Chair of the Board of Directors, IIBSA. When debating the issue of conspiracy theories and “fake-news”, we often tend to overlook the genuine quasi-religious nature of the conspiracist myths. In fact, most conspiracy […]

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Contemporary Antisemitism in the UK

Speaker: Philip Spencer, Emeritus Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Kingston University and co-author with Robert Fine of Anti-Semitism and the Left: On the return of the Jewish Question, Manchester University Press, 2017. Chair: Kim Robin Stoller, Chair of the Board of Directors, IIBSA. It is well-known that antisemitism can take different forms at […]

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Conference: A Transatlantic Wave of Antisemitism? Jew-Hatred in Europe and the United States

Sunday, June 30, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. Conference Venue: Indiana University Europe Gateway, Gneisenaustr. 27, 10961 Berlin Download Program (PDF) Jews in Europe and in the United States are experiencing levels of antisemitism not seen in decades. The hostility directed against them comes from several quarters, including white supremacists, Christian Identity Movement nationalists, anti-Zionist […]

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