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Gunther Jikeli portrait

Gunther Jikeli, Erna B. Rosenfeld Professor of the Borns Jewish Studies Program and the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and associate professor of Germanic Studies, discussed his study of online hate speech and how it relates to actions and events in the offline world in an article for the IU Research Impact website following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

We have been encouraged by the results of our international Datathon and Hackathon Competition Antisemitism on Social Media.
Please find an example of a successful submission linked below. We will follow up and continue our research in close cooperation with students and hope to further expand our research. Read more...

IU professor Alvin Rosenfeld has been named a senior fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, a Montreal-based international consortium of government officials, scholars, jurists, students and others united to pursue justice.

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IU scholars Assad Al-Saleh, Günther Jikeli, Haidar Khezri, and Alvin Rosenfeld have done field work in Germany for the project „Syrian and Iraqi Refugees in Germany, Antisemitism, Islamism, and Integration.“

Dr. Catherine Chatterley

Location: Global and International Studies Building 4067, Indiana University - Dr. Catherine Chatterley is an award-winning writer and a frequent lecturer in Canada and the United States, who specializes in the study of European history, with particular emphasis on the history of antisemitism and the dynamic relationship between Jews and non-Jews in Western history. Syracuse University Press published her first book, Disenchantment: George Steiner and the Meaning of Western Civilization After Auschwitz, which was named a 2011 National Jewish Book Award Finalist in the category of Modern Jewish Thought and Experience.Time: Noon; Film time: 6:00 p.m.

Jenna Solomon, an IU junior from the Chicago area, sits on a rock in the sunshine.

Many Americans were shocked at the anti-Jewish rhetoric on display this month at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. But not IU Bloomington faculty member Günther Jikeli and the students who took his contemporary antisemitism course in spring 2017.

Annex II: Examples of Attempts to Question Antisemitic Messages by People from the Far Right

The report was prepared for the U.S. State Department as part of the Diplomacy Lab initiative, a cooperation between Indiana University and the U.S. Department of State and its Office of Religion and Global Affairs. It is based on research by students of the Spring 2017 course “Contemporary Antisemitism in Sociohistorical Perspectives” at Indiana University under the guidance of Günther Jikeli with the assistance of David Axelrod.

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