The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy presents:

Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective

“Ancient History and New Languages in Islamic Antisemitism”

Professor Valentina Colombo
Distinguished Senior Fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy in Bruxelles; Researcher in History of Islamic Countries, European University of Rome

Thursday, May 15
11:00 AM

Faculty of Political Science, Meeting Room B
Sapienza University of Rome
Roma, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5

Introductory Remarks:
Professor Maria Cristina Marchetti

Professor in Sociology of Political Phenomena and Sociology of International Relations, Sapienza University of Rome

Seminar Convener:
Dr. Robert Hassan

Italy and Europe Coordinator, ISGAP

About The Speaker:

Valentina Colombo is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Gatestone Institute and teaches Geopolitics of the Islamic World at the European University, Rome and Pluralistic Islam at Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum, Rome.

She is a member of the Board of Guarini Institute for Public Affairs at John Cabot University, Rome. She is a member of the scientific board of the Center Di-con-per Donne, University Tor Vergata, Rome as well as the scientific board of the Institute of high Studies for Women, Rome.

After graduating in Arabic Language and Literature from Cattolica University, Milan, she earned a PhD in Islamic Studies from Istituto Universitario Orientale, Naples. She has been a member of Comitato per l’islam Italiano, Ministry of Interior.

She has published various studies on Islam, intellectuals and civil liberties. Her research focuses on the plurality of the Islamic world: radical Islam vs liberal intellectuals, radical Islam vs women’s rights.