Apr. 21, “The Politics of Memory in Contemporary Ukraine and Antisemitism” Professor Yaroslav Hrytsak Ukrainian Catholic University at Lviv, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, and Central European University in Budapest Location: NaUKMA Museum Time: 7:00 P.M.
JAN. 21 “MANIFESTATIONS OF ANTISEMITISM IN UKRAINE: DYNAMICS AND CONTEXT” Vyacheslav Likhachev, Israeli political scientist and researcher Location: Center for Jewish Studies, Seminar Room Time: 6:00 P.M.
APRIL 5, 2016 “THE SPECIAL CASE OF BALTIC-UKRAINIAN HOLOCAUST INVERSION” Dr. Dovid Katz, Author, Editor of DefendingHistory.com Location: ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor Time: 6:00 PM
If one compares the scale and manifestations of antisemitism in Poland today with the scale and manifestations of this phenomenon in France, Austria, the Netherlands or some Scandinavian countries, one could argue that Poland ought to be declared a kind of safe-haven for Jews in Europe. Alas, this is not the case since antisemitic posters […]
Note: This op-ed is a partial summary of Dr. Katz’s talk at ISGAP in New York City on 5 April 2016. A PDF of his power point presentation on the evening (©Dovid Katz) is available online. Antisemitism in Western Europe is nowadays overwhelmingly a product of the (far) left. Its practitioners are socially, educationally and demographically […]
Jean Amery, in the first chapter of At the Mind’s Limits, tries to demonstrate that Auschwitz rids the intellect of his western ideals and reduces the intellect to a playful logical framework. And as a playful logical framework, Amery’s account of the intellect resembles the Cartesian Cogito. In order to argue this thesis, I will […]
Dr. Vivaldi Jean-Marie, “Memory, the Jewish Intellectual and Cartesian Cogito in Jean Amery’s At the Mind’s Limits”https://isgap.org/media/2015/11/dr-vivaldi-jean-marie-memory-the-jewish-intellectual-and-cartesian-cogito-in-jean-amerys-at-the-minds-limits/
Dr. Vivaldi Jean-Marie Associate Professor of Philosophy, CUNY Adjunct Associate of Philosophy and African-American Studies, Columbia University Harvard Faculty Club, Room 4 Monday, November 9th, 2015 7:00 P.M. For Jean Amery, Auschwitz rids the intellect of its Western ideals, and reduces it to a playful logical framework, and is therefore representative of the Cartesian […]
Samuel Sokol, “The Forgotten Jews of Ukraine: Why the Jewish World Is Not Rallying to Assist the Displaced”https://isgap.org/media/2015/03/samuel-sokol-the-forgotten-jews-of-ukraine-why-the-jewish-world-is-not-rallying-to-assist-the-displaced/
Seminar Series: Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Samuel Sokol Jewish World/Diaspora Correspondent at the Jerusalem Post Monday, March 2, 2015, 5:30PM ISGAP Center, 3rd Floor
When writing on the Holocaust, I am reminded of the early teachings of my parents – the profundity and pain of which I realized only years later – that there are things in Jewish history – in human history – too terrible to be believed, but not too terrible to have happened. Indeed, the Holocaust […]
Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias – “Memory Laws or Memory Loss? Limiting Freedom of Speech in Search of Europe’s Historical Identity”https://isgap.org/media/2013/02/memory-laws-or-memory-loss-limiting-freedom-of-speech-in-search-of-europes-historical-identity/
Title: Memory Laws or Memory Loss? Limiting Freedom of Speech in Search of Europe’s Historical Identity Speaker: Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias, Researcher, PoznaY Human Rights Centre, Institute of Legal Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences; Vice President, “Open Republic” Association against Antisemitism and Xenophobia Date: February 27, 2013 Location: Harvard Law School, as part of the “Antisemitism in […]