Tag: antisemitism

Why are anticolonial academics being accused of antisemitism?

An article I wrote for the left Jewish publication, Vashti Media looking at the accusations of antisemitism against major anticolonial thinkers, Houria Bouteldja and Achille Mbembe. I conclude, For white Jews, such as myself, we must also recognise the ways in which we benefit from racial…

RACE.ED event series – ‘Antisemitism and the proxification of antiracism’- 17 February 2021

I will be speaking online about ‘Antisemitism and the Proxification of Antiracism’, the subject of the 4th chapter of Why Race Still Matters to the University of Edinburgh Race.Ed seminar series on February 17. The political utility of antisemitism today is not to illuminate the operations…

Houria Bouteldja at Place de la république

We are not at Place de la République because…

A speech by decolonial activist, Houria Bouteldja I translated appeared on Open Democracy. Read my preamble: “On 16 February the French ‘new philosopher’ Alain Finkielkraut was verbally abused by some protestors aligned with the Gilets Jaunes (‘Yellow Vest’) movement. They called him a ‘dirty Zionist’ and…

Antisionisme et philosémitisme d’État

My talk on antisemitism and philosemitism has been translated into French by Grégory Bekhtari for the French journal, Contretemps. L’article récent d’Houria Bouteldja du Parti des indigènes de la république, « Racisme(s) et philosémitisme d’État », tentait d’éclairer le récit national autour de l’antisémitisme à travers le soutien…