Dr. Charles Asher Small to Speak at the American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting

“Breaking a Post Modern Taboo: The Urgency of Developing Contemporary Interdisciplinary Antisemitism Studies”

Dr. Charles Asher Small
Director of ISGAP; Koret Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Saturday, August 16, 6:30PM – 8:15PM

Session: Sociology and Antisemitism
Chair: Arnold Dashefsky, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Judaic Studies and Director Emeritus, Berman Jewish Databank, University of Connecticut

This session provides an informal opportunity for participants to engage in discussion in regard to research and teaching on contemporary forms of antisemitism, with special attention to social policy.

Hilton Union Square
333 O’Farrell St
San Francisco, CA 94102

About the Speaker:
Dr. Charles Asher Small is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). He is also the Koret Distinguished Scholar at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Charles received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, McGill University, Montreal; a M.Sc. in Urban Development Planning in Economics, Development Planning Unit (DPU), University College London; and a Doctorate of Philosophy (D.Phil), St. Antony’s College, Oxford University. Charles was the founding Director of the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism (YIISA), the first interdisciplinary research center on antisemitism at a North American university. Charles specializes in social and cultural theory, globalization and national identity, socio-cultural policy, and racism(s) – including antisemitism.