Eight papers explore the question if religion is coming back as a forceful source of antisemitism. All papers are open access and linked here.
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Alvin Rosenfeld received the award from IU President Michael A. McRobbie during a special ceremony on April 28, honoring Rosenfeld's 50 years at IU and many contributions to the university and his academic field.Read more
Sunday, March 24, 2019, 8 p.m., Whittenberger Auditorium (IMU)
Lecture on "The Pittsburgh Synagogue Killings: Causes, Context, and Consequences" at Tel Aviv University's Kantor Centor for the Study of Contemporary Jewry by Alvin H. Rosenfeld, December 24, 2018.
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.
The killing of 11 worshippers last month at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh brought the message home: Indiana University's Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism, established to study the global resurgence of the hatred of Jews, is more relevant and essential than ever.
Our deepest sympathies are with the victims and their families of the horrific shootings at Shabbat services at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 27, 2018.
Alvin H. Rosenfeld spoke at Hebrew University's Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism on "Antisemitism in Today's America," May 21, 2018
Lecture on "Antisemitism in Today's America" by Alvin H. Rosenfeld at Hebrew University's Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism on "Antisemitism in Today's America," May 21, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in room 400, Gaster building, the Contemporary Jewry Institute, Mount Scopus Campus.
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.“
Lecture on the current state of antisemitism studies by Alvin H. Rosenfeld at the conference of the World Jewish Congress, Tel Aviv, December 11, 2017.
ISCA is sponsoring a free screening of 24 Days as part of Themester 2017: Diversity • Difference • Otherness
The screening will take place at 6:00 pm in the Global & International Studies Building, Room 0001 (Auditorium). Günther Jikeli will introduce the film and will give a short presentation after the film on hatred and violence against Jews in France, today.
Professor Alvin H. Rosenfeld, ISCA's director, is giving a series of lectures in India from October 30th through November 3rd.
Launch of the new academic journal "Antisemitism Studies" (IU Press) with its editor-in-chief 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.
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.
Research report to the U.S. Department of State "Best Practices to Combat Antisemitism on Social Media"
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.
Alvin H. Rosenfeld spoke on "The Convergence of anti-Semitism and the De-legitimization of Israel" at an event by the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitain Chicago, Chicago, IL, November 7, 2016.