Tag: Oxford Summer Institute 2020

Highlights: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP Special Envoy Elan Carr, US Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism Natan Sharansky, Chair, ISGAP; 2020 Genesis Prize Laureate Rabbi Akiva Zweig, Talmudic University Professor Yossi Shain, Tel Aviv University Professor Emeritus Benny Morris, Ben-Gurion University Kenneth Marcus, Chairman of the Board, Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights […]

Curriculum Presentations and Dr. Charles Asher Small’s Closing Remarks, 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Curriculum Presentations and Dr. Charles Asher Small’s Closing Remarks Ambassadors for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism: Ways Forward Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony’s College, Oxford 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Professor Ansel Brown, “Common Bonds and Experiences of African and Jewish Communities”, 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Ansel Brown, Assistant Clinical Professor of Political Science, Director, University Honors Program, North Carolina Central University “Common Bonds and Experiences of African and Jewish Communities” The familiar journey of Africa and Israel is one of close kinship, shared history, common adversities, and resemblant triumphs. Both Africa and Israel have historically experienced enslavement, colonization, exile, […]

Professor Sunni Ali, When Hip-Hop Exercises Antisemitism, 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Sunni Ali, Assistant Professor of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies, Northeastern Illinois University “When Hip-Hop Exercises Antisemitism” Jewish archetypes and tropes resonate with some hip-hop artists that allege Jews are the masters of manipulating capitalism, the music-and-movie industry, and the legal system. Many of these artists rely on false-and-deadly information from the Protocols of […]

Kenneth L. Marcus, Jacob Dallal and Special Envoy Elan Carr: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Kenneth L. Marcus, Chairman of the Board, Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law Former Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights (2003-2004, 2018-2020), U.S. Department of Education Defining and Combating Anti-Semitism In order to understand and address anti-Semitism, we must first define it. Yet defining anti-Semitism has been surprisingly difficult and controversial for scholars, […]

Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman and Dr. Joel Finkelstein: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman, Emerita Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department, Brandeis University “Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism in Contemporary Social Movements” A discussion of the ways in which antisemitic and anti-Zionist assertions promulgated by some contemporary social movements and organizations illustrate the triumph of alternative narratives over historical fact. Some claim […]

Dr. David Hirsh and Haras Rafiq: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor David Hirsh, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London “Is there a Relationship between Antisemitism and Contemporary Populism?” Populism is a way of thinking which constructs a liberal, metropolitan, globalist elite and finds it responsible for everything bad that happens in the world. This elite is often conceived of as educated and wedded […]

Professor Benny Morris and Professor David Menashri: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Benny Morris, Professor Emeritus in Department of History and Middle Eastern Studies, Ben-Gurion University “A Fresh Look at the 1948 War, the First Arab-Israeli War” Professor David Menashri, Founding Director, Alliance Center for Iranian Studies; Senior Research Fellow, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University “Iran, the Jews and Antisemitism” Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2020 ISGAP-Oxford […]

Professor Mohammed S. Dajani 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Mohammed S. Dajani, Palestinian Scholar; Founder, Wasatia Movement “Combating Antisemitism in the Arab/Muslim World” Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute

Professor Uzi Rabi and Professor Yossi Shain: 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute


Professor Uzi Rabi, Director, Dayan Center, Tel Aviv University “Pandemics and Antisemitism: Corona Days in the Middle East” Professor Yossi Shain, Director, Tel Aviv University School of Political Science, Government and International Affairs “The Israeli Century, the Corona Epidemic and Antisemitism” 2020 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute Tuesday, August 11, 2020