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What do we mean when we say 'antisemitism'?

Keynote Lecture by Brian Klug (in English)

8 November 2013

Portrait Brian Klug

Brian Klug
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A precise definition of antisemitism is highly disputed and often sparks heated and polemic debate. British philosopher Brian Klug discusses possibilities to identify antisemitism and traces and positions of various discourses. The sociologist Detlev Claussen will discuss and comment on the lecture.

The lecture is now available to read here.

The Reply to Brian Klug by Detlev Claussen can be downloaded as a pdf-file here.


8 November 2013, 7:30 pm


Glass Courtyard, ground level




Julia Jürgens
Tel: +49 (0)30 259 93 353
Fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 409

The lecture is part of the conference "Antisemitism in Europe Today – the Phenomena, the Conflicts" which is organized by the Jewish Museum Berlin, the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility, and Future and the Center for Research on Antisemitism at the Technische Universität Berlin.

The conference program can be downloaded here (pdf-file), essays based on lectures that were held  at the conference can be downloaded here (pdf files).

Keynote Lecture by Brian Klug (in English) "What do we mean when we say 'antisemitism'?" on 8 November 2013
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