Category: Highlights

Call for Applications for the Annual ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies

The Annual ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies, Pembroke College, Oxford, to take place from Sunday, 6 to 18 August 2023, is seeking Scholars-in-Residence for an intensive two-week workshop-based curriculum development programme in interdisciplinary critical contemporary antisemitism studies. The programme is dedicated to the development of critical antisemitism studies as […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small and Benjamin Weinthal Expose McGill University’s Deep Ties with Iran’s Murderous Regime

Read the full article by Dr. Charles Asher Small and Benjamin Weinthal on the National Post by clicking here. While some academic institutions, such as the University of Freiburg in Germany, have pulled the plug on their affiliation with Iranian universities that urge the destruction of Israel, McGill University in Montreal continues to mainstream lethal antisemitism through its […]

ISGAP at the Vatican

Last week, ISGAP, led by Charles Asher Small and Robert Hassan (ISGAP Europe Director) brought a delegation to the Vatican to meet Pope Francis and attend a Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Ethics. The ISGAP delegation included Harley Lippman, past ISGAP President and Dr. Miriam Wagner, the Director of the Woolf Institute Cambridge that houses the ISGAP Fellowship Training […]

Watch ISGAP Director Discuss University Antisemitism at Oxbridge

Watch Dr. Charles Asher Small, Founder and Executive Director, ISGAP; Director, ISGAP-Woolf Institute Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Cambridge, U.K. at the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Conference: Global Antisemitism, A Crisis of Modernity Revisited.

Professor William Kolbrener Joins ISGAP as the Director of Academic Development

William Kolbrener joins the ISGAP team as Director of Academic Development. Kolbrener is professor of English Literature at Bar Ilan University in Israel. Trained at Columbia and Oxford universities, Kolbrener has written scholarly books on the author of Paradise Lost, John Milton, the 18th century proto-feminist, Mary Astell, and Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik. He has also written extensively on the genealogy of antisemitism in […]

ISGAP-Woolf Institute Lecture Series: Creating a Conceptual Framework for the Critical Study of Contemporary Antisemitism

As part of ISGAP’s landmark Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute, ISGAP is pleased to announce the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Series titled “Creating a Conceptual Framework for the Critical Study of Contemporary Antisemitism.” Unlike the scholarship on issues and processes pertaining to race, racism and gendered identities, much […]

Dr. Charles Asher Small Discusses the Importance of the IHRA definition for the Jerusalem Post

ISGAP is amongst the 180 organisations who have signed the #adoptihra petition for Twitter to adopt the Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. In an interview for the Jerusalem Post, ISGAP Founder and Executive Director Dr. Charles Asher Small discusses the importance of the letter: “The IHRA definition was one of the first definitions that […]

ISGAP Newsletter – A Year in Review

ISGAP is pleased to update its supporters and friends on our recent activities and accomplishments.  Engaging in high calibre scholarship, ISGAP remains committed to combatting, mapping, and decoding contemporary antisemitism by empowering a network of intellectuals on the battlefield of ideas. ISGAP scholars are teaching how best to understand and tackle antisemitism in communities and […]

Book Launch Event: Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews: Antisemitism, Propaganda, and the Displacement of Ukrainian Jewry – Revised and Expanded Edition

Based on journalist Sam Sokol’s on-the-ground reporting during the first years of the Donbas War, Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews chronicles the collapse of Jewish life in the regions of eastern Ukraine occupied by Russian-backed separatist militias in 2014. Told through the eyes of refugees, politicians, soldiers, and aid workers, it is a rich account of […]

Watch the 2022 ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development Video Highlights

Watch the video highlights from the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute in Critical Antisemitism Studies, Pembroke College, Oxford. The two-week Summer Institute, held from 7 – 19 August 2022, is dedicated to developing critical contemporary antisemitism studies as a recognized academic discipline. Click below to watch: To watch the Day One Video Highlights Click Here To watch […]