Tag: Law

Legal Governance of History in Polish Courtrooms


24 Mar., “Legal Governance of History in Polish Courtrooms” Opening Keynote Remarks: Natan Sharansky, Chair, ISGAP Professor Jan Grabowski, Department of History, University of Ottawa; Fellow, Royal Society of Canada Dr. Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias, Assistant Professor, Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences Convener: Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford […]

The Law and the Internet (France – Europe – International Conventions)


In France and in many European countries in particular, the provisions prohibiting incitement to racial hatred and the dissemination of racist remarks constitute reasonable and necessary restrictions on the right to freedom of speech. Many laws form the framework for combating racism and antisemitism. Furthermore, these countries are concerned with avoiding the trivialization of racist […]

Kenneth Marcus — “Anti-Semitism, Higher Education, and the Law”


Title: “Anti-Semitism, Higher Education, and the Law” Speaker: Kenneth Marcus, President and General Counsel, Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law. Date: December 3rd, 2013 Location: Theatre Room, Harvard Faculty Club, as part of the ISGAP seminar series “Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective” Conveners: Charles Freilich, Senior Fellow, International Security Program, Belfer Center for […]

Gregory Gordon – “The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case: Otto Dietrich and the Future of Persecution Law”


Title: “The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case: Otto Dietrich and the Future of Persecution Law” Speaker: Gregory Gordon, Associate Professor of Law at the University of North Dakota and Director of the UND Center for Human Rights and Genocide Studies Date: April 10, 2013 Location: Harvard Law School, as part of the “Antisemitism in Comparative […]

Alan Dershowitz, Daniel Sibony, Charles Asher Small – “Is A Legal Remedy to Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program and Incitement to Genocide Still Possible?”


Lecture: Is A Legal Remedy to Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program and Incitement to Genocide Still Possible? Speakers: Alan Dershowitz, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School Daniel Sibony, French philosopher and psychoanalyst Charles Asher Small, Director of ISGAP and Koret Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University Location: Harvard Law School Date: […]

Alexander Tsesis, Stephen Feldman, Kenneth Lasson & Kenneth Marcus – “Law, Modernity and Antisemitism”


YIISA/IASA “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” Conference Panel: “Law, Modernity and Antisemitism” Speakers: Professor Alexander Tsesis, Loyolya University, School of Law – “Internet, New Media, Traditional Stereotypes, Overt Bigotry and the International Regulation of Hate Speech” Professor Stephen Feldman, University of Wyoming – “Great Expectations: Antisemitism and the Politics of Free-Speech Jurisprudence” Professor Kenneth […]

Brigitte Sion – “The Jew as a Bloodthirsty Butcher: Laws Banning Ritual Slaughter (Shechita)”


Lecture: The Jew as a Bloodthirsty Butcher Laws Banning Ritual Slaughter (Shechita) Speaker: Professor Brigitte Sion, Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow, Program in Religious Studies and Department of Journalism, NYU Date: December 4, 2008 YIISA/ISGAP Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Seminar Series