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Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Presents

Constructing the Enemy: Racism, Antisemitism, and Islamophobia in Modern Europe

11/16/18, 2:00 PM

About this event

Constructing the Enemy: Racism, Antisemitism, and Islamophobia in Modern Europe

Selim Rauer (French & Italian), Evelyn Davidheiser (IGS), and Juliette Cherbuliez (French & Italian)

Roundtable 1: Genealogy of Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries and the Legacy of the Holocaust in the 21st Century
2:00-3:45 p.m.
Special Guest: Prof. Ralph Buchenhorst (Emory University - Atlanta)
Prof. Hassan Abdel Salam (Sociology – UMN)
Prof. Bruno Chaouat (French & Italian – UMN)
Moderator: Prof. Leslie Morris (GNSD & Jewish Studies – UMN)

Roundtable 2: Biopolitics and Western Representations of Islam: Sociology of Islamophobia
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Special Guest: Prof. Marwan Mohammed (Centre Maurice Halbwachs, CNRS – Paris ; and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY)
Prof. Hakim Abderrezak (French & Italian – UMN)
Prof. Patricia Lorcin (History – UMN)
Prof. Khaldoun Samman (Sociology – Macalester College – Saint Paul)
Moderator: Prof. Matthias Rothe (GNSD – UMN)

This conference has been made possible by the very generous help of: The Department of French & Italian, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, The Center for German & European Studies, The German, Nordic, Slavik and Dutch Department, The Department of History, The Department of Political Science, The Human Rights Program, The Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World, The Institute for Advanced Studies, The Center for Jewish Studies, The Institute for Global Studies, The Department of Philosophy (Emory University – Atlanta), and The Alliance Française of Minneapolis/St Paul
Event Location
  • Nolte Center, room 140
  • 14 Church St SE
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA - United States