Category: Highlights

New ISGAP Publication – Poisoning the Wells: Antisemitism in Contemporary America

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In twenty-first century America, antisemitism is on the rise, especially on the extreme left, the radical right, and within political Islamism. Expressions of this oldest hatred are also increasingly prevalent in popular culture, where they are spread–wittingly or unwittingly–by politicians, entertainers and celebrities, the media, social justice activists, and religious leaders, as well as in […]

ISGAP Scholars Support the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

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The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) recently circulated a letter supporting the Working Definition of Antisemitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).  The letter currently has more than 300 signatures from leading scholars, intellectuals, and professionals throughout the world.  ISGAP’s statement comes in the wake of increasing opposition to […]

New ISGAP Publication – Antisemitism and Pedagogy: Papers from the ISGAP-Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies

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Founded in 2004, the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) is the first interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the study of antisemitism to be established in North America. Its mission is to explore antisemitism from a wide range of approaches and perspectives within an academic framework, including the study of such […]

ISGAP Research Fellowship Programme Now Accepting Applicants 2022

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ISGAP is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the ISGAP Research Fellowship Programme in critical contemporary antisemitism studies.    Scholars, senior or junior, with a research interest in the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism, and related fields of racism, gender, nationalism, xenophobia, extremism, and extremist social movements, as well as social […]

Statement on Recent Upsurge of Global Antisemitism

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An Important Message from ISGAP Like you, all of us at the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy are watching in horror at the global impact of the Israel-Hamas conflict, and the calls to attack Jewish communities and individuals throughout the world.  While ISGAP welcomes the ceasefire, we remain alert as the […]

Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Professor Rosa Freedman, Dr. Charles Asher Small Appointed Co-Directors of the ISGAP-Oxford Civil Servants Programme; Upcoming December 2021

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Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Professor Rosa Freedman and Dr. Charles Asher Small will co-direct and serve as keynote speakers at the upcoming ISGAP-Oxford High-Level Online Workshop for Government Civil Servants and Policy Experts on Understanding and Combatting Antisemitism in December 2021. Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief; Senior Lecturer, School […]

Antisemitism and Societal Fragmentation: How can we Talk About Israel, Jews and Race? – Watch The Seminar

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1 June, “Antisemitism and Societal Fragmentation: How can we Talk About Israel, Jews and Race?” Open Discussion with: Dr. Joel Finklestein, Director, Network Contagion Research Institute; Visiting Scholar, Madison Program for Ideas and Institutions, Princeton University Dr. Pamela Paresky, Senior Scholar, Network Contagion Research Institute; Visiting Senior Research Associate, Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge […]

Upcoming Book – Poisoning the Wells: Antisemitism in Contemporary America

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The United States was once the Golden Land where Jews could escape centuries of persecution. However, recent events suggest not only that this dream has not been realized but that general socioeconomic, political, and cultural trends are moving in the opposite direction. ISGAP’s forthcoming publication, Poisoning the Wells: Antisemitism in Contemporary America, provides a detailed analysis of contemporary antisemitism, […]

Groundbreaking Symposium on the Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa

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19 May, “ISGAP Symposium on The Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa – Session One” Professor Yassin Abdel Aziz, University Ibnou Zohr, Morocco Ahmed Assid, Philosopher and Political Activist, Royal Institute of Amazigh Culture, Morocco Mohamed Abdelwahab al-Rafiqi, Ex-Salafist turned Social Activist against Extremism, Morocco Professor Bruce Maddy-Weitzman, Department of Middle Eastern and African History, […]

Groundbreaking Symposium on the Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa – Day Two

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26 May, “ISGAP Symposium on The Origins and Manifestations of Antisemitism from North Africa – Session Two” Dr. Georges Bensoussan, Historian and Editor-In-Chief, Revue d’histoire de la Shoah, France Professor Tewfic Aclimandos, Department of International Relations, Collège de France; Visiting Professor, Cairo University; France Dr. Joël Kotek, Free University of Brussels and the Institut d’Etudes […]