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Antisemitism 2.0: Central European Online Manifestations of Antisemitism

Event details
Calendar   Workshops
Location Webinar
Date Tue, Jun 22, 6:00am - 12:00pm
Duration   6h

Antisemitism has been deeply rooted in the Central European societies for decades, and various forms and stereotypes of it have been influencing our societal perceptions towards Jews, and other minorities in our societies. This world view is closely related to rising tendencies of radicalization of societies and authoritarian politics in Central European region.

The aim of the online conference is to contribute to the understanding of modern antisemitism in theoretical and practical area in the Central European region. The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) would like to focus on modern manifestation of antisemitism, on various types of antisemitism, their impacts, and their level of intensiveness in the online environment. All panels are designed to cover all the crucial areas related to the modern manifestation of antisemitism in the online sphere, as: current manifestation of antisemitism in Central European region, antisemitic online hate/violence speech and other online forms of antisemitic manifestation, methodological limit of definition of antisemitism in the online sphere, targetization of antisemitic speech, fight and prevention.

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PANEL 1, 6:00AM - 7:00AM CST

Karina Veltzé, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
Manifestations of Contemporary Antisemitic Hate Speech in Poland - An analysis of the Linguistic and Cultural Background

Professor Radomir Sztwiertnia
, Palacký University, Czech Republic
A Cesspit of Hatred and Lies - Online Antisemitic Hate Speech in Czech Facebook

Dr. Viera Zúborová
, Executive Director, Bratislava Policy Institute, Slovakia; Research Fellow, ISGAP
Irony, Epithets and Silent Antisemitism in the Online Environment - Contemporary Warriors against the Concept of Open Society

PANEL 2, 7:15AM - 8:45AM CST

Professor Zbyněk Tarant, Deputy Chairman, Department of Middle-Eastern Studies, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic
Esotericism and Antisemitism - From Protocols to QAnon

Till Wagner
, Center for Research on Antisemitism, Germany
Interdependencies between the Media Transformation in the Digital Society and the Shape of Antisemitism

Bence Laszlo Gonda
, Antisemitism in Eastern-Central Europe and the Online Sphere - Changing Definition and Personal Experience
Dr. Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias
, Assistant Professor, Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland; Research Fellow, ISGAP
Good Old-Fashioned Antisemitism in Poland its Online Presence

PANEL 3, 9:00AM - 10:00AM CST

Marton Gera, University of Amsterdam, Belgium
'Show Do Not Tell' - The Different Forms of Antisemitism in the Pro-Government Media Outlets in Hungary

Ingrid Borárosová
, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava; Senior Researcher, Bratislava Policy Institute, Slovakia
The Women Behind the Nose - Antisemitic Narratives during the Presidential Campaign in Slovakia

Maria Bartakhanova
, Online Antisemitism in Latvia and Estonia over the Last Decade


Dr. Charles Asher Small, Executive Director, ISGAP; Research Scholar, St. Antony's College, Oxford, United Kingdom
Globalisation and Antisemitism - Understanding the Reemergence of Populism and Reactionary Social Movements

Dr. Michal Vašečka
, Associate Professor, Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts; Pan-European University, Slovakia; Research Fellow, ISGAP
The World of Antisemites - their know-how in Slovakia

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