The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) & McGill University present:
Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective
“Arab and Muslim Antisemitism: Reconsideration, Reflection and some Propositions”
Professor Salim Mansur
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Monday, December 2nd
Leacock Building, Rm. 738
855 rue Sherbrooke
Light refreshments will be served.
Seminars are open to the public.
Salim Mansur is an Associate Professor in the faculty of social sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, and teaches in the department of political science. He is the author of Delectable Lie: a liberal repudiation of multiculturalism (2011), Islam’s Predicament: Perspectives of a Dissident Muslim (2009) and co-editor of The Indira-Rajiv Years: the Indian Economy and Polity 1966-1991 (1994), and has published widely in academic journals such as Jerusalem Quarterly, The Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, Arab Studies Quarterly, and Middle East Quarterly.
Mansur wrote a weekly syndicated column for Toronto Sun for over a decade and more since before 9/11 and his Sun columns were published across Canada in newspapers owned by the Sun Media. He wrote a monthly column for the magazine Western Standard (Calgary), and periodically for National Post (Canada). He has published in the Globe and Mail (Toronto), in the National Review Online and FrontPageMagazine.com, in the webmagazine PJMedia.com in the United States and in the Canadian Observer.
Mansur was born in Calcutta, India, and moved to Canada where he completed his studies receiving a doctorate in political science from the University of Toronto. Before joining the University of Western Ontario he worked as a Research Fellow at the Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security in Ottawa. Mansur is a Senior Distinguished Fellow with the Gatestone Institute in New York, member of the Board of Directors of Center for Islamic Pluralism located in Washington, D.C., an academic consultant with the Center for Security Policy also based in Washington, D.C., Member of the Advisory Board for the Centre for Immigration Policy Reform in Ottawa, Vice President for Muslims Facing Tomorrow based in Toronto, and Vice President for Canadians Against Suicide-Bombing. Mansur remains active in public affairs. He is a frequent analyst and commentator on radio and television, invited as a panelist in PBS Jim Lehrer Hour and has participated in the Doha Debates held in Doha, Qatar, broadcast on the BBC World Forum from London, England. Mansur was presented in September 2006 with the American Jewish Congress’s Stephen S. Wise “Profiles in Courage” award.