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Antisemitism Then and Now-A Panel Discussion

Date: 12/05/2013

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: President's Room Coffman Memorial Union

Cost: Free


Is there a new antisemitism? A growing body of reports and research centers claim that a new strain of antisemitism is sweeping the globe. Five renowned scholars in the field of antisemitism studies will discuss historic antisemitism, its long term after effects and contemporary manifestations in Europe and the US.

Convened by Alejandro Baer, Director, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) and Klaas van der Sanden, Interim Director, Center of Austrian Studies (CAS)

Philip Spencer (Kingston University, UK, Historian).
Chad Allan Goldberg (University of Wisconsin Madison, Sociologist)
Zsolt Nagy (University of St. Thomas, Political Scientist,)
Gary Cohen (University of Minnesota, Historian)
Bruno Chaouat (University of Minnesota, French Literature & Thought, former Director, CHGS)


  • Name: Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • E-mail: chgs@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-9007
  • Sponsored by: Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Austrian Studies, Global Studies, European Studies Consortium, Jewish Studies, German and European Studies Center, and the Jewish Community Relations Council

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at 612-924-9007 or via email at chgs@umn.edu.

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