Parkes Questionnaire 1 with Tamar Ketko, author of “Korczak’s Visits to Palestine in 1934 and 1936 – Second Thoughts” published in Parkes Journal, Jewish Culture and History

This questionnaire is the first in a series with contributors to the Parkes Institute Journals, hoping to build connections and engage with current academic debate on Jewish/non-Jewish relations. Tamar Ketko's article, "Korczak's Visits to Palestine in 1934 and 1936 - Second Thoughts" is published in Jewish History and Culture, Volume 21, Issue 4. How would … Continue reading Parkes Questionnaire 1 with Tamar Ketko, author of “Korczak’s Visits to Palestine in 1934 and 1936 – Second Thoughts” published in Parkes Journal, Jewish Culture and History

Patterns of Prejudice special issue, Genealogies of ‘Jews’ and ‘Muslims’: Social Imaginaries in the Race-Religion Nexus

In April 2020, Patterns of Prejudice published a special issue guest-edited by Yolande Jansen (University of Amsterdam and Free University Amsterdam) and Nasar Meer (University of Edinburgh). The issue provides a genealogy of what the editors call the race-religion nexus. In the following short video, Yolande and Nasar explore the special issue’s focus on European social imaginaries … Continue reading Patterns of Prejudice special issue, Genealogies of ‘Jews’ and ‘Muslims’: Social Imaginaries in the Race-Religion Nexus

Sephardi Voices UK takeover: Coexistence and Cosmopolitanism, a film using testimonies from the archives.

For a special edition of the Parkes blog, we have handed over to Sephardi Voices UK, who have created an exclusive video for us and accompanying blog post. In our focus on the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations, we recognise the importance of highlighting the voices of those in under-researched areas, specifically relating to the Middle … Continue reading Sephardi Voices UK takeover: Coexistence and Cosmopolitanism, a film using testimonies from the archives.

Parkes Questionnaire 5 with Miloslav Szabó, author of “Catholic racism and anti-Jewish discourse in interwar Austria and Slovakia: the cases of Anton Orel and Karol Körper” published in Parkes Journal, Patterns of Prejudice

This questionnaire is the fifth in a series with contributors to the Parkes Institute Journals, hoping to build connections and engage with current academic debate on Jewish/non-Jewish relations. Miloslav Szabó's article, "Catholic racism and anti-Jewish discourse in interwar Austria and Slovakia: the cases of Anton Orel and Karol Körper" is published in Patterns of Prejudice, Volume 54, Issue … Continue reading Parkes Questionnaire 5 with Miloslav Szabó, author of “Catholic racism and anti-Jewish discourse in interwar Austria and Slovakia: the cases of Anton Orel and Karol Körper” published in Parkes Journal, Patterns of Prejudice

Parkes Questionnaire 4 with Michal Shaul, author of “The legacy of Sarah Schenirer and the rebuilding of ultraorthodox society after the holocaust” published in Parkes Journal, Jewish Culture and History

This questionnaire is the fourth in a series with contributors to the Parkes Institute Journals, hoping to build connections and engage with current academic debate on Jewish/non-Jewish relations. Michal Shaul's article, "The legacy of Sarah Schenirer and the rebuilding of ultraorthodox society after the holocaust" is published in Jewish History and Culture, Volume 21, Issue 4. … Continue reading Parkes Questionnaire 4 with Michal Shaul, author of “The legacy of Sarah Schenirer and the rebuilding of ultraorthodox society after the holocaust” published in Parkes Journal, Jewish Culture and History

Parkes Questionnaire 3 with André Postert, author of “Isolated actions against non-Aryans are to be strictly discontinued’ the Hitler Youth and violence against Jews”, published in Parkes Journal, Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History

This questionnaire is the third in a series with contributors to the Parkes Institute Journals, hoping to build connections and engage with current academic debate on Jewish/non-Jewish relations. Dr André Postert's article, "Isolated actions against non-Aryans are to be strictly discontinued’ the Hitler Youth and violence against Jews" is published in Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture … Continue reading Parkes Questionnaire 3 with André Postert, author of “Isolated actions against non-Aryans are to be strictly discontinued’ the Hitler Youth and violence against Jews”, published in Parkes Journal, Holocaust Studies: A Journal of Culture and History

Parkes Questionnaire 2 with Nick Underwood, author of “Seeing the Spanish Civil War in the Yiddish press in popular front France” published in Parkes Journal, Jewish Culture and History

This questionnaire is the second in a series with contributors to the Parkes Institute Journals, hoping to build connections and engage with current academic debate on Jewish/non-Jewish relations. Nick Underwood‘s article, “Seeing the Spanish Civil War in the Yiddish press in popular front France” is published in Jewish History and Culture, Volume 21, Issue 4. How would … Continue reading Parkes Questionnaire 2 with Nick Underwood, author of “Seeing the Spanish Civil War in the Yiddish press in popular front France” published in Parkes Journal, Jewish Culture and History

“Race in Religion: Black History Tour” at the Jewish Museum, London

For Black History Month this October, I attended a virtual talk given by Shereen Hunte, Learning Officer at the Jewish Museum, London, on the topic of “Race and Religion”. In just under an hour, Shereen led the attendees through the relationship between Judaism and Blackness from Biblical sources to present-day communities in Ethiopia and Uganda. … Continue reading “Race in Religion: Black History Tour” at the Jewish Museum, London

Guest Blog: “The Kindertransport in Australia”

In this guest blog, PhD student Nicola Woodhead details her time in Australia. This included interviews with Kinder who had emigrated down under, a visit to the Dunera Museum. Nicola also gave a paper at the 2020 Australian Association for Jewish Studies conference.

New Video: “James Parkes in the Hitler Years.”

https://youtu.be/XmHY1S0VAoU This week's YouTube video is the November 2019 Interfaith Week lecture, given by Dr Carolyn Sanzenbacher (Duke University). Its theme is the work of James Parkes, between the 1920s and the post-World War Two period. This was sparked by the rise of nationalism, and growing state sanctioned discrimination against Jews in Eastern Europe. For … Continue reading New Video: “James Parkes in the Hitler Years.”