Mar-16 Sydney: Focus on University anti-Semitism

March 14, 2010 by J-Wire
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The New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies will discuss campus anti-Semitism at its plenum this evening.

There will be a panel discussion on antisemitism on campus (ie university campuses) – at our plenum  at 7.30pm. The 4 speakers will be

Dr Julie Kalman is a lecturer in Judaism, Zionism, Israel and the Holocaust at the School of History and Philosophy at the University of UNSW. She will give an academic’s perspective on the sources of (and trends in) campus antisemitism.

Glen Falkenstein (National Vice Chairperson of AUJS) and Daniel Rod (NSW Chairperson of AUJS) will both speak about antisemitism on campus from a student’s perspective. They will share their campus experiences and outline the programs AUJS is developing in order to combat racism and anti-semitism at our local universities.

Sasha Uher, is the Tertiary Institutions Liaison Officer for the NSW Young Liberals and Vice President of the Australian Liberal Students Federation. Sasha will discuss the problems of racism at university more generally and she will provide insights on campus antisemitism from a non-Jewish perspective.

Call 9360 1600 for details

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