The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) presents:
Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective
“European Muslim Antisemitism”
Dr. Gunther Jikeli
Justin M. Druck Family Visiting Scholar, Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, ISCA;
Fellow, Moses Mendelssohn Center for European-Jewish Studies, Potsdam University
Tuesday, April 29
Theatre Room, Harvard Faculty Club
20 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Light refreshments will be served.
Seminars are open to the university community (undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty) and the interested public.
About The Speaker:
Günther Jikeli earned his Ph.D at the Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technical University Berlin. Jikeli is affiliated with the Moses Mendelssohn Center, Potsdam University, and the Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités / CNRS, Paris. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Adviser on Combating Antisemitism to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He has written on antisemitism, discrimination of Muslims in Europe, forced labor, and perceptions of the Holocaust. He recently published (with Joëlle Allouche- Benayoun) (eds.) Perceptions of the Holocaust in Europe and Muslim Communities (Springer 2013) and Raketen und Zwangsarbeit in Peenemünde – Die Verantwortung der Erinnerung [Rockets and Forced Labor in Peenemunde – The Responsibility to Remember] (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 2014). His forthcoming book with Indiana University Press is Muslim Antisemitism in Europe. He is spending a semester at Indiana University as the Justin M. Druck Family Visiting Scholar in the ISCA, where he is teaching a course on antisemitism.