Tag: Poland

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 […]

Fighting for Jewish Restitution While Combating Antisemitism


We need to fight for the restitution of Jewish property as if there is no antisemitism and combat antisemitism as if there is no fight for Jewish restitution. Some say that fighting for the restitution of Jewish property, estimated at tens of billions of dollars, will contribute to the rise of antisemitism. However, according to […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small Speaks Out Against Polish Kosher Meat Bill


Dr. Charles Asher Small spoke with Eliana Rudee of Breaking Israel News about the controversial bill in Poland on kosher meat. He highlighted the antisemitic discourse around the issue, and the need for deeper historical perspective on the issue in Poland, “We need to start to look at Polish society not in a prescriptive manner […]



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 […]

Dr. Alexsandra Gliszcynska-Grabias – “Swastika as a Symbol of Happiness: Polish Judges and Prosecutors on Antisemitic and Racist Hate Cases”


Title: “Swastika as a Symbol of Happiness: Polish Judges and Prosecutors on Antisemitic and Racist Hate Cases” Speaker: Dr. Alexsandra Gliszcynska-Grabias, Researcher, Poznan Human Rights Centre, Institute of Legal Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences; Vice President, “Open Republic” Association against Antisemitism and Xenophobia Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014 Location: Fordham University, Lincoln Center, as part […]

Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias, Marek Kucia, Barbara Wind – “Antisemitism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust”


YIISA/IASA “Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity” Conference Panel: “Antisemitism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust” Speakers: Aleksandra Gliszczynska-Grabias, Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences: “Penalizing Holocaust Denial – A View from Europe” Professor Marek Kucia, Jagiellonian University, Krakow: “Antisemitism in Contemporary Poland: Global and Local” Barbara Wind, Holocaust Council of […]

Antony Polonsky – “Poles, Jews, and the Problems of Divided Memory” & Jan T. Gross – “Polish Anti-semitism after Auschwitz”


Lectures: Professor Antony Polonsky Albert Abramson Chair of Holocaust Studies, Brandeis University, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – “Poles, Jews, and the Problems of Divided Memory” Professor Jan T. Gross Professor of War and Society, Princeton University – “Polish Anti-semitism after Auschwitz” Date: January 25, 2007 YIISA/ISGAP Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective Seminar Series