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ISGAP Fellows Reject Antisemitic Tropes in Amnesty Report

“ISGAP strongly rejects the biased antisemitic tropes found within Amnesty International’s recent report, “Israel’s Apartheid Against Palestinians: Cruel System of Domination and Crime Against Humanity.” The bending of history and facts in this report is a prime example of how contemporary antisemitism manifests itself, with the sole goal of dismantling the only Jewish State.”  ISGAP […]

ISGAP condemns the Middle East Studies Association’s (MESA) Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Resolution

The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) joins other academic organizations and learned societies representing tens of thousands of scholars across the globe to voice its strong condemnation of the Middle East Studies Association’s (MESA) recent decision to endorse and implement a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) resolution against  Israel and its universities. […]

Upcoming Webinars: April, May, June 2022

05 April, “Camp David: The Missing Popular Peace” Professor Tewfik Aclimandos, Department of International Relations, Collège de France; Visiting Professor, Cairo University, Egypt Antisemitism in the Middle East in Comparative Perspective Date: Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 at 11:00 AM EDT To register for ISGAP’s seminar series, in Arabic featuring simultaneous English translation click here ━ 07 […]

Projecting Malice, the Classic Antisemitic Trope: Amnesty International’s Apartheid Report

Richard Landes, Chair, Council of Scholars SPME Many have commented on the systematic effort of Amnesty International’s Apartheid Report to stigmatize Israel, to stretch beyond recognition the definition of “Apartheid” and “race” in order to accuse Israel of “crimes against humanity.” It is worth noting that this effort is unparalleled in Amnesty’s research on other countries, where […]

ISGAP Conference: Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa Symposium, The Voices of Jewish-African Leaders

Read the article by Daphne Klajman, Research and Programming Coordinator, ISGAP, which highlights the story of three of the speakers in the Jerusalem Post by clicking here. Throughout much of Africa, during the past fifty years, there has been a re-emergence of ancient Jewish communities, and a surge of new Jewish communities, both with increasing […]

ISGAP’s New Webinar Series: Join Here

ISGAP-Woolf Institute Contemporary Antisemitism in Comparative Perspective International Seminar Series Convened by Chloe Pinto and Dr. Lev Topor Antisemitism in East and Southeast Asia in Comparative Perspective Convened by Dr. Mary J. Ainslie and Dr. Navras Aafreedi Antisemitism in Latin America in Comparative Perspective Convened by Dr. Judit Bokser Liwerant. Antisemitism in the Middle East […]

Now Recruiting for the ISGAP-Oxford, High Level Workshop for Government Civil Servants and Policy Experts on Understanding and Combatting Antisemitism

ISGAP Civil Servants Training Programme and Policy Development In collaboration with Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) 5-7 DECEMBER 2021 – HYBRID PROGRAMME The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP), is an international interdisciplinary research center. ISGAP is currently seeking candidates for a three-day workshop focused on issues of contemporary antisemitism as it […]

Sharansky urges Oberlin College to fire alleged Iran ‘war criminal’

Sharansky urges Oberlin College to fire alleged Iran ‘war criminal’ By Benjamin Weinthal, Research Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies “The internationally famous freedom and democracy campaigner Natan Sharansky on Wednesday urged Oberlin College in Ohio to fire its scandal-plagued religion professor Mohammad Mahallati because of his alleged role in aiding the Islamic Republic of Iran […]

APPLY TODAY: ISGAP Research Fellowship Training Programme in Contemporary Critical Antisemitism Studies, at the Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK

Two Postdoctorate Research Fellowship posts in Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights; £27,526 – £35,553 p.a.  The fellowships are for early career scholars, (exceptional advanced doctorate students will be considered), with expertise in the interdisciplinary study of contemporary antisemitism, discrimination and human rights.   Submit a research proposal, a curriculum vitae, and three reference letters to Ira Guberman at [email protected].   The deadline for applications is 20 September 2021. Fellowships […]

Fall 2021 ISGAP Digital Research Center Courses

How Antisemites Appropriate Progressive Social Movements Featuring Dr. Corinne E. Blackmer, Professor of English and Judaic Studies, Southern Connecticut State University, United States Although antisemites have made effective use of intersectionality theory to appropriate progressive social movements, this course will explore, in addition to intersectionality, other significant rhetorical weapons they employ—including sloganeering, intimidation, name-calling, simplifications, assemblages […]