On Monday, 15th of January, SICSA & The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute held a colloquium on Antisemitism and Racism in Latin America.
The event was chaird by the center's director, Prof. Manuela Consonni, and featured selected lectures from several scholars.
Michel Gherman from The Federal University of Rio de Janeiro lectured on "The Case of Antisemitism in Left-Wing Brazilian Movements".
Gustavo Guzmán Castro from Tel Aviv University gave a presentation titled: "Between Antisemitism and Philosemitism: The Right-Wing Attitudes toward Jews in Chile, 1932-1990".
Adrián Krupnik from Tel Aviv University talked about "Antisemitism as a Disputed Concept in Contemporary Argentinian Society".
And finally, our own Research Fellow, Dr. Martina L. Weisz, discussed "Jews, Latin America and the Global Structures of Coloniality".
The event's respondent was Prof. Raanan Rein, Vice-President of Tel Aviv University.