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ViewPoints: Antisemitism

ViewPoints: Antisemitism

Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 2:00 pm

 is a new Spertus Institute program series in which you are invited to join topic experts and passionate fellow participants to discuss issues that make a difference in today’s world.

$18 | $10 for Spertus members | $8 for students and Spertus alumni
Includes post-program reception | Purchase tickets below

Is today's antisemitism the same old problem or is it something new?

Join Indiana University Professors Mark Roseman and Günther Jikeli as they share their expertise and then open the floor for conversation. Roseman will discuss themes of continuity and change in antisemitism over the last centuries. Jikeli will draw on his recent research to analyze characteristics of today’s antisemitism.

Dr. Mark RosemanDr. Mark Roseman is Distinguished Professor of History and Pat M. Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies at Indiana University, where he directs the Borns Jewish Studies Program. He has published widely on the Holocaust and modern European History, most recently Lives Reclaimed: A Story of Rescue and Resistance in Nazi Germany. He holds a PhD from Warwick University, Coventry, and MA and BA from Cambridge University.

Dr. Günther JikeliDr. Günther Jikeli is the Erna B. Rosenfeld Professor in the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism at Indiana University and author of European Muslim Antisemitism: Why Young Urban Males Say They Don't Like Jews. His ongoing work on antisemitism in social media has been cited by the US State Department and he consults with media worldwide. His PhD is from Technical University Berlin. 

Borns Jewish Studies Program Indiana University

This is the 19th Joan and Samuel New Institute for the Study of Judaism & the Jews program. It is presented by Spertus Institute in collaboration with Indiana University's Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program.