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The Arab and Islamic World

The Arab and Islamic World

The focus of the previous week was on the contemporary European and American Far-right and Far-left. This week we will explore a third realm – the Arab and Islamic world. As we will see, antisemitism in this sphere shares characteristics with the manifestations we have become acquainted with thus far. However, the forms of antisemitism present in the Arab and Islamic world today have their own unique features and their own historical development. As opposed to antisemitism in the Christian world, antisemitism in the Arab and Islamic sphere developed as a modern phenomenon, appearing only in the mid-nineteenth century and in relation to the challenges and processes of modern times.

For a full list of the scholars participating in this week please see “downloads” below

Please note that the videos in the course include subtitles in the following languages: English, French and Spanish.

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Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present

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