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  • To discuss what antisemitism is and what is unique about it

  • To explain the historical and ideological roots of antisemitism and how it has developed

  • To discuss the characteristics of antisemitism today

  • To identify antisemitic language and actions in the past and in the present

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

WHAT IS ANTISEMITISM? DEFINITIONS AND ORIGINS

3 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 85 min), 11 readings
16 videos
WELCOME TO THE COURSE5m
THE NATURE OF HATE3m
THE NATURE OF ANTISEMITISM8m
ETYMOLOGY AND HISTORICAL ROOTS5m
A PROBLEMATIC TERM?6m
WHO ARE THE JEWS?5m
ANTI-JEWISH PERCEPTIONS IN THE GRECO-ROMAN WORLD5m
A UNIQUE FORM OF HATE OR ANOTHER FORM OF XENOPHOBIA?6m
THE EARLY DAYS OF CHRISTIANITY5m
THE CONVERSION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE3m
THE AUGUSTINIAN PERCEPTION3m
ANTI-JUDAISM5m
THE MIDDLE AGES11m
THE JEWISH "OTHER" IN THE MIDDLE AGES3m
CONCLUSION AND LOOKING AHEAD TO WEEK 22m
11 readings
ABOUT YAD VASHEM5m
METHODOLOGY AND COURSE STRUCTURE5m
DISCUSSION GUIDELINES5m
SCHOLARS PARTICIPATING IN THIS WEEK5m
LECTURES SUGGÉRÉES5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
UN EXEMPLE DE RESTRICTIONS ANTI-JUIVES10m
SUGGESTED READING5m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

THE CHANGING FACE OF ANTISEMITISM

4 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 93 min), 11 readings
18 videos
THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD6m
THE ENLIGHTENMENT6m
BETWEEN WESTERN AND EASTERN EUROPE6m
THE RETURN OF JEWS TO WESTERN EUROPE4m
EMANCIPATION: NEW POSSIBILITIES AND NEW PERILS5m
NATIONALISM: BELONGING AND OTHERNESS4m
THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION AND URBANISM3m
PERCEPTIONS OF JEWISH SUCCESS IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT3m
RACISM AND RACIAL ANTISEMITISM8m
GERMANS, JEWS, AND ANTISEMITES7m
THE INTEGRATION OF JEWS INTO FRENCH SOCIETY2m
FROM THE FRENCH REVOLUTION TO THE DREYFUS AFFAIR8m
BETWEEN RESTRICTIONS, REFORMS AND POGROMS6m
ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSIONS IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY5m
THE PROTOCOLS OF THE ELDERS OF ZION4m
THE EMERGENCE OF ZIONISM6m
CONCLUSION AND LOOKING AHEAD TO WEEK 31m
11 readings
SCHOLARS PARTICIPATING IN THIS WEEK5m
MARTIN LUTHER'S WRITINGS CONCERNING JEWS10m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
CONTEMPORARY VIEWS OF THE JEWS IN GERMANY10m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
THE ANTI-JEWISH MAY LAWS OF 188210m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

GENOCIDAL ANTISEMITISM: FROM WORLD WAR I TO THE HOLOCAUST

4 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 110 min), 8 readings
19 videos
WORLD WAR I AND ITS IMPACT ON ANTISEMITISM9m
THE IMPACT ON GERMANY4m
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND THE CIVIL WAR POGROMS5m
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE JEWS4m
BETWEEN TWO WORLD WARS2m
ECONOMIC ANTISEMITISM5m
THE MAIN PRINCIPLES OF NAZI IDEOLOGY10m
THE CENTRALITY OF ANTISEMITISM IN NAZI IDEOLOGY5m
THE RISE OF NAZISM TO POWER5m
ANTISEMITISM IN GERMANY IN THE 1930S4m
WORLD WAR II7m
THE HOLOCAUST10m
THE COLLABORATORS6m
INTIMATE MURDER3m
ANTISEMITISM AS A DRIVING FORCE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR8m
THE AFTERMATH6m
THE PERSISTENCE OF ANTISEMITISM5m
CONCLUSION AND LOOKING AHEAD TO WEEK 41m
8 readings
SCHOLARS PARTICIPATING IN THIS WEEK5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
ANTI-JEWISH MEASURES10m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

CONTEMPORARY ANTISEMITISM

3 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 116 min), 5 readings
20 videos
THE FAR-RIGHT: GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS4m
THE PLACE OF ANTISEMITISM IN THE FAR-RIGHT3m
RIGHT-WING POPULISM AND THE PERCEPTION OF THE JEWS3m
FAR-RIGHT ANTISEMITISM IN EUROPE7m
FAR-RIGHT ANTISEMITISM IN THE UNITED STATES6m
LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES6m
RIGHT-WING POPULISM AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES IN THE UNITED STATES3m
THE VARYING FORMS OF HOLOCAUST DENIAL7m
IRVING V PENGUIN BOOKS AND LIPSTADT5m
ANTISEMITISM IN THE FAR-LEFT5m
ANTI-ZIONISM4m
THE HISTORICAL ROOTS OF CONTEMPORARY ANTI-ZIONISM8m
ANTI-ZIONISM IN THE 1960S AND 1970S: THE USSR AND THE SOVIET BLOC9m
THE KEYSTONE THEORY3m
BETWEEN LEGITIMATE AND ILLEGITIMATE CRITICISM OF ISRAEL7m
ALLEGATIONS OF ANTISEMITISM IN THE BRITISH LABOUR PARTY10m
ANTI-ZIONISM AND HOLOCAUST DENIAL AND DISTORTION6m
The Place of Antisemitism in the Yellow Vests Movement5m
CONCLUSION AND LOOKING AHEAD TO WEEK 534s
5 readings
SCHOLARS PARTICIPATING IN THIS WEEK5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
SUGGESTED READING5m
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By ATApr 6th 2020

This is an interesting course which explores important issues.

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