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David Hirsh Seminar

Senior Lecturer in Sociology - Goldsmiths College, University of London



Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Candler Library Room 212 , Emory University

The antisemitism of good people: Can an anti-racist, liberal person be an antisemite?

Can an anti-racist, liberal person be an antisemite? Contemporary racism is often understood as a discursive and institutional phenomenon that privileges the dominant group’s norms and practices
and unconsciously excludes others. How is contemporary antisemitism similar or different?

**This event is reserved for faculty and graduate students affiliated with the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies. Lunch will be provided.**


Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Oxford Road Presentation Room, Emory University

"Contemporary Antisemitism on the Left"

Antisemitism on the left is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This talk looks at the kind of antisemitism
which is tolerated in apparently democratic spaces. It focuses on ways in which those who raise the issue of antisemitism are often accused of doing so in bad faith in an attempt to silence or smear.

This event is free and open to the public. Hirsh will sign copies of his book, Contemporary Left Antisemitism, at a reception following the lecture. Free parking available at the Oxford Parking Deck.

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