Traces: Representations of the Holocaust and Antisemitism in British Film and Television In collaboration with the British Jewish Contemporary Cultures Network and supported by Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image Speakers: Nathan Abrams, Bangor University; James Jordan, University of Southampton; Caroline Kaye, University of Manchester; Sue Vice, University of Sheffield. Date: Wednesday 8 November 2017 […]
The Battle of Cable Street is brought up in response to Trump in @onthemedia For Antifa, Not All Speech Should Be Free via @WNYC
Please be offended–be offended by the title, be offended by the behaviour of the characters, by the way the author plays with history, with the literary history of Russia and Yiddish culture, but be really offended by the way Stalin treated so many of the citizens of the Soviet Union. If you are the ending […]
CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS: ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London 30 May – 1 June 2017 ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London 30 May – 1 June 2017 CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR […]
Look out for Which is the Merchant Here? On the Myth of the Medieval Jewish Moneylender by Julie Mell.
Each week in Bookends, two writers take on pressing and provocative questions about the world of books. This week, Adam Kirsch and Rivka Galchen on why Hannah Arendt’s “Eichmann in Jerusalem” remains contentious fifty years after it was first published. via Fifty Years Later, Why Does ‘Eichmann in Jerusalem’ Remain Contentious? – NYTimes.com.