• CENTRE launch

    CENTRE launch

    The ICR opens its doors in October 2019. Join us for our events on Islamophobia and antisemitism this autumn. Click here for details. Image: “Giuditta decapita Oloferne” by Artemisia Gentileschi, c. 1620, Gli Uffizi, Florence.

  • European Association for Jewish Studies

    European Association for Jewish Studies

    The ICR conference on social media and antisemitism has been awarded a grant by the European Association for Jewish Studies. The conference takes places on 5-6 November 2019, and includes a civil society workshop for those who work to combat antisemitism. “The political controversy over antisemitism continues to escalate internationally. The social media revolution is…

  • Islamophobia & Surveillance

    Islamophobia & Surveillance

    The book based on the Edge Hill symposium on Islamophobia and surveillance has just been published by Routledge. The book was originally published as a special issue of the journal, Ethnic and Racial Studies. It features essays by Gil Anidjar (Columbia), Rashna Darius Nicholson (Hong Kong), Piro Rexhepi (Max Planck, Göttingen), ICR Director, James Renton,…

  • Social Media & Antisemitism

    Social Media & Antisemitism

    Deciphering the Past and Present Relationship Between Prejudice & Communication Conference & public workshop, 5-6 November 2019. Social media is arguably impacting in significant ways on anti-Jewish racism- but what is novel about this relationship? Focused on this question, Social Media & Antisemitism is the first conference to analyse the connection between innovations in media and changes…