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Islamophobia, Antisemitism, Zionism, Settler Colonialism

Lorenzo Veracini, Swinburne University of Technology

Monday, February 10, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Royce 314

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In this lecture, Prof. Lorenzo Veracini will discuss Islamophobia and antisemitism in their historical development and in the context of recent Australian and European Islamophobic utterances. It suggests that current Islamophobic utterances can be seen as surrogate antisemitism.

Lorenzo Veracini is Associate Professor of History at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. His research focuses on the comparative history of colonial systems and settler colonialism as a mode of domination. He has authored Israel and Settler Society (2006), Settler Colonialism: A Theoretical Overview (2010), and The Settler Colonial Present (2015). Lorenzo co-edited The Routledge Handbook of the History of Settler Colonialism (2016), manages the settler colonial studies blog, and is Founding Editor of Settler Colonial Studies. His Displacement as Politics: A Global History is forthcoming in early 2020.

Sponsor(s): Asia Pacific Center, Department of History, English, 1939 Society Chair in Holocaust Studies