Emeritus Professor Milton Shain received his PhD from the University of Cape Town. He specialises in the history of South African Jewry and the history of anti-Semitism and is Director of the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research. Professor Milton also sits on the International Academic Board of Advisors for ISGAP, the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy. He is particularly interested in cultural representations of the Jew over time and the ways in which these are transformed to align with dominant discourses. His most recent book was runner-up in the ‘Anthology and Collections’ category of the National Jewish Book Award in the United States for 2009.