conference live-streaming "The rebirth of left-wing antisemitism in the 21st century" Nov 21, 2021 02:00 PM London, UK

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21 November at 14.00 using this Zoom link:

Topic: The rebirth of left-wing antisemitism in the 21st century

Time: Nov 21, 2021 02:00 PM London


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14.00 Introduction and welcome - Philip Spencer: defining the problem of contemporary antisemitism (times are UK time)


14.20 John Strawson: Cancelling Israel and displacing Palestine: narratives of a boycott


14.30 Lesley Klaff: The legal construction of Jewish identity as a protected characteristic


14.40 Annette Seidel-Arpacı: The Britishness of the boycott movement and its antizionism


14.50 Lars Fischer: Left-wing antizionism as universalized secondary antisemitism


15.00 Discussion


15.20 Break


15.30 Jon Pike: Academic freedom, UCU, and two case studies: Zionism and gender 

critical feminism


15.40 Eve Garrard: On defining antisemitism


15.50 Sarah Annes-Brown: Distinguishing criticism from antisemitism: contradictory 

experiences in activism, scholarship and teaching


16,00 Mira Vogel: Antisemitism as a misunderstanding which needs to be corrected - what 

light can learning and teaching theory shed?


16.10 Matt Bolton: How the boycott debates pre-figured the Corbyn movement


16.20 Karin Stögner: The strange alliances of Intersectionality and antisemitism – a 

rescuing critique


16.30 Discussion


16.50 Break


Studying antizionism:


17.20 Izabella Tabarovsky:The Soviet invention of antizionism as a propaganda 



17.40 David Seymour: Antizionism as an anti-Jewish ideology


18.00 David Hirsh - The hostile environment and building our networks


18.20 Discussion


18.40  End