Series of public lectures and discussions "Contemporary Antisemitism in Ukraine and Worldwide" (2015–2016)




In 2015–2016 academic year, in partnership with the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (Canada–USA), the UAJS organized the series of public lectures and discussions "Contemporary Antisemitism in Ukraine and Worldwide". The events took place at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

Several well known researchers, public figures and journalists from Ukraine and abroad gave lectures in this framework: Yaroslav HrytsakYosyf ZisselsVakhtang KipianiTaras VoznyakVitaly Portnikov, etc.

You can find videos of the lectures at ISGAP website.

List of events:

Introductory roundtable "Antisemitism in the Contemporary World: Academic, Social, and Political Perspectives" (November 12, 2015).

Public lecture “Antisemitism in the Media from 1988 to the Present: The Ukrainian and Russian Cases” by Vakhtang Kipiani (December 10, 2015).

Public lecture “Manifestations of Antisemitism in Ukraine: Dynamics and Context” by Vyacheslav Likhachev (January 21, 2016).

Public lecture “The Phenomenon of the Ukrainian Jewry: Life After Death: Antisemitism without Jews” by Vitaly Portnikov (February 21, 2016).

Public lecture “Overcoming Antisemitism: A Practical Experience. The Case of the Ї Independent Journal” by Taras Voznyak (March 24, 2016).

Public lecture “The Politics of Memory in Contemporary Ukraine and Antisemitism” by Yaroslav Hrytsak (April 21, 2016).

Public lecture “Jewish Identity and Antisemitism: Forms and Mutual Influences” by Yosyf Zissels (May 20, 2016).

Seminar "The War Against the Jewish State: Countries, Terror Organizations and BDS" (lecturer: Maj.-Gen (Ret.) Yaakov Amidror, Introductory Greetings by Dr. Charles Asher Small and Dr. Ze’ev Khanin) (September 27, 2016).