Events

Upcoming Events
Past Events

Upcoming Events

08-10 Dec 2022

World Zionist Organization, Department of Combating Antisemitism and Enhancing Resilience: “Antisemitism—Things That Are Not Talked About”

Matthias J. Becker: presentation of the Decoding Antisemitism project

 

09 Jan 2023

Fachdialog-Reihe „Radikalisierungsprävention im Internet“ der Arbeitsgruppe “Prävention: Internet und Soziale Medien”, Hamburger Behördenkompetenznetzwerk Rechtsextremismus

Expert dialog series on the topic of “Preventing Radicalisation on the Internet” (Working Group “Prevention: Internet and Social Media”) Hamburg Authority Competence Network on Right-Wing Extremism.

Marcus Scheiber will present explicit and implicit forms of antisemitism online as well as current approaches to identify and measure the phenomenon

 

24 Feb 2023

DiscourseNet Seminars, Open University, UK

Matthias J. Becker: “Hate speech online: Reflections, Methods and Goals of the Decoding Antisemitism Project”

 

Past Events

01-03 Dec 2022

The Digital Research Data and Human Sciences (DRDHum) conference at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Laura Ascone, Karolina Placzynta, and Hagen Troschke “Antisemitic hate speech in social media comments. Interdisciplinary mixed-methods corpus studies”

27-29 Nov 2022

Jews Talk Justice Lab, The Tel Aviv Institute, Toronto, & Jewish Communities in Canada

 

16-17 Nov 2022

European Commission, Civil Society Forum on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life, Brussels

Matthias J. Becker: presentation of current approaches to identify and measure antisemitism online; workshop on ‘Combating online antisemitism’

 

10-11 Nov 2022

Lecture “Can hate be quantified?” Mannheim, Germany [in German]

Following the conference “Antisemitism in the Social Web”, the evening lecture held by Marcus Scheiber will examine new trends in online antisemitism, such as platform migration and the power of algorithms.

08 Nov 2022

Lecture “Polish-German-Jewish relations in contemporary media: narratives and stereotypes”, University of Szczecin [in Polish]

Karolina Placzynta will held the lecture covering the media portrayal of the relations between the Polish, German and Jewish communities, through the analysis of contemporary examples of discourse. The lecture is a part of a series on Jewish life in the region.

 

26 Oct 2022

Presentation of the 4th Discourse Report at the Wiener Holocaust Library, London

Event at the Wiener Holocaust Library, 6.30pm local time // Matthew Bolton and Karolina Placzynta: Presentation of the project’s 4th Discourse Report

22-24 Oct 2022

Jews Talk Justice Lab, The Tel Aviv Institute, Los Angeles

Matthias J. Becker: presentation of the Decoding Antisemitism project and workshop on explicit and implicit antisemitic hate speech

 

19 Oct 2022

Lecture: Gabriel Weimann “New Trends in Online Antisemitism” at Einstein Center, Berlin

Following our conference “Hate Speech on the Internet – Identifying Digital Antisemitism”, the evening lecture of Prof Weimann will examine new trends in online antisemitism, such as platform migration and the power of algorithms.

18-19 Oct 2022

Hate Speech – an Interdisciplinary Approach. An international workshop at TU Berlin, ZfA

In collaboration with Adv. Ido Rosenzweig (The Minerva Centre for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions, University of Haifa, Israel) and Prof. Martin Emmer (Institute for Media and Communication Studies, FU Berlin; Weizenbaum Institute Berlin), both of whom are members of our project’s Advisory Board.

19 Oct 2022

Conference “Hate Speech on the Internet – Identifying Digital Antisemitism” at Einstein Center Digital Future Berlin, Germany [in German]

The conference will focus on current forms of antisemitism in social media. Experts from various fields of research will address the topic from different perspectives and shed light on current manifestations and trends.

13 Oct 2022

Conference “Social Media and Politics in the Field of Hate and Agitation”, FH Meißen [in German]

Marcus Scheiber: “Hate Speech – Hate and incitement on the net as a challenge of our digitalised world”

29-30 Sep 2022

Symposium “Digital Hate” Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) Berlin

Matthias J. Becker: “Decoding Antisemitism”

21-24 Sep 2022

13th Francoromanists Conference in Vienna, Austria [in French]

Alexis Chapelan presents the paper “L’antisémitisme comme « victimisation performative » dans les discours anti-Pass Sanitaire : analyse des modalités de construction d’un récit victimaire dans les commentaires des internautes sur les réseaux sociaux.”

19-20 Sep 2022

Summer school “Current Dynamics and Challenges of Anti-Semitism” at TU Berlin [in German]

Matthias J. Becker & Jan Krasni: “Decoding Antisemitism”. Recognising implicit forms of antisemitism.

11-13 Sep 2022

London Centre for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism conference: 21st Century Antisemitism

Matthew Bolton & Matthias J. Becker “The Decoding Antisemitism Project – Reflections, Methods and Goals”

28 Aug 2022 – 04 Sep 2022

Summer school “Antisemitism and Xenophobia in the Baltic Sea Region” in Kulice, Poland

Our colleague Karolina Placzynta will take part in this event that is co-organised by the University of Szczecin, International Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies; Interdisciplinary Centre for Baltic Sea Region Research (IFZO) at the University of Greifswald; Lund University.

Two guest lectures on contemporary antisemitism, xenophobia, and anti-Islamic ideologies in media and social media, and Fake news, conspiracy theories and far-right extremist propaganda.

28 Aug 2022

Tel Aviv Institute Summer School Tel Aviv, Israel [in English]

Lecture by Matthias J. Becker: “Antisemitism: In Secret Code”

25 Aug 2022

Training event for state attorneys in Neumünster, Germany

Jan Krasni: Hate speech online: Definitions, findings, and the current state of research. Perspectives from Linguistics and Media Studies. [in German]

07-19 Aug 2022

ISGAP – Oxford Summer Institute for Curriculum Development in Critical Antisemitism Studies

Matthias J. Becker & Matthew Bolton “The Decoding Antisemitism Project – Reflections, Methods and Goals”

31 Jul 2022 – 02 Aug 2022

ISGAP – Global Antisemitism: A Crisis of Modernity Revisited, at the University of Cambridge, UK

Matthias J. Becker & Matthew Bolton “The Decoding Antisemitism Project – Reflections, Methods and Goals”

07-09 Jul 2022

International Conference on Online Hate Speech, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Matthias J. Becker: Presentation of the Annotation Process within the Decoding Antisemitism Project

29 Jun 2022

COMMUNITY EVENT 2022 – stark vernet(t)zt

Workshop with Marcus Scheiber (TU Berlin) und Hendrik Bitzmann (BAG “Gegen Hass im Netz”): Wie erkennen wir Antisemitismus im Netz?

21 Jun 2022

BLICKWINKEL: ANTISEMITISMUS- UND RASSISMUSKRITISCHES FORUM FÜR BILDUNG UND WISSENSCHAFT (13. TAGUNG)

“OBJEKTIV BEGRIFFEN, SUBJEKTIV BETROFFEN: Zum Verhältnis von Kategorien und Wahrnehmung bei Antisemitismus und Rassismus” 20. & 21. Juni 2022 Universität Leipzig

PODIUM: Soziale Medien als Verstärker von empörten Debatten und der Einfluss auf die politische Bildung”

Stephan Anpalagan, Journalist, Essen
Matthias J. Becker, Zentrum für Antisemitis­musforschung, Technische Universität Berlin
Eva Berendsen, Bildungsstätte Anne Frank, Frankfurt/Main

18-20 May 2022

The Diverse Approaches to Hate Speech: Debates, Challenges, and Controversies conference in Paris, France

Laura Ascone “A guideline for decoding the different levels of antisemitic hate speech”

19 May 2022

Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, University of London

Matthias J. Becker “The Decoding Antisemitism Project – Reflections, Methods and Goals”