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Holocaust Museum Houston: Today's Antisemitism & Its Relationship to Holocaust Denial and Distortion

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Wed, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1h
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The Dismantling Bias: Antisemitism, White Supremacy, and Inequality Virtual Lecture Series explores the origins of racist ideologies and the construction of bias; examines the evolution and repercussions of antisemitism and white supremacy throughout history; and deconstructs the ways in which stereotypes, misconceptions, and prejudices shape contemporary society and culture.

Led by renowned historians, authors, and activists, the Dismantling Bias Virtual Lecture Series confronts the devastating consequences of racial bias while encouraging viewers to access and challenge their own bias. Through critical conversations and open dialogue, participants will consider their role in the anti-racism movement and everyday actions they can take to dismantle inequality.

Dr. Robert Williams is Deputy Director for International Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a U.S. delegate to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, where he chairs the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial. He is also a member of the steering committee to the German government’s Global Task Force on Holocaust Distortion. Robert advises several international bodies on issues related to Holocaust remembrance and antisemitism, and he is currently overseeing a major international initiative that assesses those laws and regulations that seek to curb denial of genocide and the Holocaust. Robert’s research specialties include German political culture, US and Russian policy, and contemporary antisemitism. Outside of work, he is co-editing a volume for Routledge on the history of antisemitism.

Thanks to the generosity of H‐E‐B and the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, this event is available at no cost to attendees, but registration is required.

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