Conference program

Registration of the participants
Exhibition on the History of anti-Semitism in the registration hall
(Lobby)
Opening of the conference
Greetings.
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:
Anna Bokshitskaya, Еxecutive director of the Russian Jewish Congress (Russia)
Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations at the Simon Wiesenthal Center (France)
Participants:
Yuri Kanner, Russian Jewish Congress President (Russia)
Igor Barinov, Head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities (Russia)
Gilad Erdan, Minister of Public Security and Strategic Affairs (Israel)
Lauder Ronald, President of the World Jewish Congress (USA)
Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (Russia)
Leonid Pechatnikov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow (Russia)
Werner Faymann, Ex-Chancellor of Austria (2008-2016) (Austria)
Ira Forman, U.S. Special Envoy of the Office to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism (USA)
Mikhail Fedotov, Presidential Council Chairman (Russia)
Julius Meinl, President of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (United Kingdom)
Coffee Break
The first plenary session
“Anti-Semitism in Russia and in the world: the history and forms of opposition"
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Andrew Baker, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Anti-Semitism, Director of International Relations at the American Jewish Committee (USA),

Mikhail Chlenov, Professor, Secretary General of the EAJC (Russia)

Participants:

Steven Katz, Professor, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University (USA). Anti-Semitism: Continuities and discontinuities.

Andrew Baker, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Anti-Semitism, Director of International Relations at the American Jewish Committee (USA). Overview to the problem of anti-Semitism.

Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations of the Wiesenthal Center (France). The activities of the Simon Wiesenthal Center to combat anti-Semitism: the forms and methods.

Robert Singer, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, World Jewish Congress  (USA). High-level diplomacy as a tool to combat anti-Semitism.

Mikhail Chlenov, Professor, Secretary General of the EAJC (Russia). Anti-Semitism in Russia and in the world.
Valeriy Engel, Chairman of the Expert Council of the European center of tolerance (Latvia). The modern European anti-Semitism: the main trends and responses.

Lev Gudkov, Professor, Doctor of philosophy, Director of the Levada-Centre (Russia). The presentation of the research results on anti-Semitism in Russia “The disposition towards the Jews in the main groups of Russian city population”.

Lunch
The second plenary session
“The religion and anti-Semitism”.
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Rabbi Pinсhas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Chief Rabbi of Moscow (Russia).

Sergey Ryakhovsky, Senior Bishop of Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals), a member of the Russian Presidential Counsel on the relations with the religious organizations (Russia).

Participants:

Rabbi Pinсhas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Chief Rabbi of Moscow (Russia). Anti-Semitism today.

Sergey Melnik, associate of the Secretariat for Inter-Orthodox Relations at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (Russia). The role of religious leaders in advancing peace and civil accord.

Hassen Chalghoumi, President of the Conference of Imams of France (France). The roots of Muslim anti-Semitism.

Albir Hazrat Krganov, the Mufti of the Central Muslim Administration of Moscow and the Central Region, chairman of the Central Muslim Administration of the Chuvash Republic, member of the Russian Federation Civic Chamber (Russia). Jews and Muslims against xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

Sergei Ryakhovsky, Senior Bishop of the Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals), member of the Advisory Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations at the Seat of the President of the Russian Federation (Russia). The biblical perspective on anti-Semitism.

Igor Kovalevsky, General Secretary of the Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Russia (Russia). The Judeo-Christian dialogue in the Catholic Church.

Eli Nacht, PhD, (Israel). The development of Judeo-Christian dialogue in a civilizational perspective, as a factor in overcoming anti-Semitism.

Coffee break
Roundtable
"Combating racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism in the sport"
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Prof. Rafal Pankowski, Collegium Civitas university, co-founder of the "Never Again" Association (Poland)

Alexey Lebedev, Head of the Sports Bureau at the “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” newspaper (Russia)

Participants:

Prof. Rafal Pankowski, Collegium Civitas university, co-founder of the "Never Again" Association (Poland). The 2018 World Cup as an opportunity for intercultural dialogue.

Nikita Simonyan, Vice-President of the Russian Football Union (Russia). Combating racism and xenophobia in Russian football.

Ronnie Blaschke, sports journalist (Germany). Anti-Semitism in European football.

Mikhail Akhmetiev, researcher at the "SOVA" Center (Russia). Incidents of racism and xenophobia in Russian football: monitoring insights.

Nikolai Gulyaev, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Sports Committee (Russia).

Roundtable
"Anti-Semitism in the media and Internet space"
(The hall "Library")
Moderators:

Alexander Verkhovsky, Director of "SOVA" Center (Russia),

Mikhail Gurevich, media-expert (Russia).

Participants:

Alexander Verkhovsky, Director of organization "SOVA". The specificity of the online anti-Semitism and the prospects to counteract it.

Elena Nosenko-Stein, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Leading Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Science (Russia). “Faces of hatred" on the World Wide Web: the anti-Semitic "discourse" in Russia's Internet segment.

Semyon Charny, journalist (Russia). Penetratrion of anti-Semitism into the Russian Federation mass media.

Panel discussion
Antisemitism and Jewish Identity (Genesis Philanthropy Group)
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Maxim D. Shrayer, PhD, Professor of Boston College (USA) 

Participants:

Prof. Dr. Stephen Eric Bronner, Board of Governors Professor of Political Science (Rutgers University, USA). 

Dr. Kiril Feferman, PhD, Senior Lecturer (Ariel University, Israel); Member of the Yad Vashem Public Commission to Designate Righteous among the Nations.

Lvova Evgenia, Executive Vice President of the Regional Jewish Congress in St. Petersburg (Russia); Director of the Jewish family center "Adain Lo".

The panel was made possible with the support of Genesis Philanthropy Group

Opening of the conference
Greetings.
Moderators:
Anna Bokshitskaya, Еxecutive director of the Russian Jewish Congress (Russia)
Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations at the Simon Wiesenthal Center (France)
Participants:
Yuri Kanner, Russian Jewish Congress President (Russia)
Igor Barinov, Head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities (Russia)
Gilad Erdan, Minister of Public Security and Strategic Affairs (Israel)
Lauder Ronald, President of the World Jewish Congress (USA)
Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (Russia)
Leonid Pechatnikov, Deputy Mayor of Moscow (Russia)
Werner Faymann, Ex-Chancellor of Austria (2008-2016) (Austria)
Ira Forman, U.S. Special Envoy of the Office to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism (USA)
Mikhail Fedotov, Presidential Council Chairman (Russia)
Julius Meinl, President of Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (United Kingdom)
The first plenary session
“Anti-Semitism in Russia and in the world: the history and forms of opposition"
Moderators:

Andrew Baker, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Anti-Semitism, Director of International Relations at the American Jewish Committee (USA),

Mikhail Chlenov, Professor, Secretary General of the EAJC (Russia)

Participants:

Steven Katz, Professor, Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University (USA). Anti-Semitism: Continuities and discontinuities.

Andrew Baker, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Anti-Semitism, Director of International Relations at the American Jewish Committee (USA). Overview to the problem of anti-Semitism.

Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations of the Wiesenthal Center (France). The activities of the Simon Wiesenthal Center to combat anti-Semitism: the forms and methods.

Robert Singer, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, World Jewish Congress  (USA). High-level diplomacy as a tool to combat anti-Semitism.

Mikhail Chlenov, Professor, Secretary General of the EAJC (Russia). Anti-Semitism in Russia and in the world.
Valeriy Engel, Chairman of the Expert Council of the European center of tolerance (Latvia). The modern European anti-Semitism: the main trends and responses.

Lev Gudkov, Professor, Doctor of philosophy, Director of the Levada-Centre (Russia). The presentation of the research results on anti-Semitism in Russia “The disposition towards the Jews in the main groups of Russian city population”.

The second plenary session
“The religion and anti-Semitism”.
Moderators:

Rabbi Pinсhas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Chief Rabbi of Moscow (Russia).

Sergey Ryakhovsky, Senior Bishop of Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals), a member of the Russian Presidential Counsel on the relations with the religious organizations (Russia).

Participants:

Rabbi Pinсhas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Chief Rabbi of Moscow (Russia). Anti-Semitism today.

Sergey Melnik, associate of the Secretariat for Inter-Orthodox Relations at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (Russia). The role of religious leaders in advancing peace and civil accord.

Hassen Chalghoumi, President of the Conference of Imams of France (France). The roots of Muslim anti-Semitism.

Albir Hazrat Krganov, the Mufti of the Central Muslim Administration of Moscow and the Central Region, chairman of the Central Muslim Administration of the Chuvash Republic, member of the Russian Federation Civic Chamber (Russia). Jews and Muslims against xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

Sergei Ryakhovsky, Senior Bishop of the Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals), member of the Advisory Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations at the Seat of the President of the Russian Federation (Russia). The biblical perspective on anti-Semitism.

Igor Kovalevsky, General Secretary of the Conference of the Catholic Bishops of Russia (Russia). The Judeo-Christian dialogue in the Catholic Church.

Eli Nacht, PhD, (Israel). The development of Judeo-Christian dialogue in a civilizational perspective, as a factor in overcoming anti-Semitism.

Roundtable
"Combating racism, xenophobia and anti-Semitism in the sport"
Moderators:

Prof. Rafal Pankowski, Collegium Civitas university, co-founder of the "Never Again" Association (Poland)

Alexey Lebedev, Head of the Sports Bureau at the “Moskovskiy Komsomolets” newspaper (Russia)

Participants:

Prof. Rafal Pankowski, Collegium Civitas university, co-founder of the "Never Again" Association (Poland). The 2018 World Cup as an opportunity for intercultural dialogue.

Nikita Simonyan, Vice-President of the Russian Football Union (Russia). Combating racism and xenophobia in Russian football.

Ronnie Blaschke, sports journalist (Germany). Anti-Semitism in European football.

Mikhail Akhmetiev, researcher at the "SOVA" Center (Russia). Incidents of racism and xenophobia in Russian football: monitoring insights.

Nikolai Gulyaev, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Sports Committee (Russia).

Panel discussion
Antisemitism and Jewish Identity (Genesis Philanthropy Group)
Moderators:

Maxim D. Shrayer, PhD, Professor of Boston College (USA) 

Participants:

Prof. Dr. Stephen Eric Bronner, Board of Governors Professor of Political Science (Rutgers University, USA). 

Dr. Kiril Feferman, PhD, Senior Lecturer (Ariel University, Israel); Member of the Yad Vashem Public Commission to Designate Righteous among the Nations.

Lvova Evgenia, Executive Vice President of the Regional Jewish Congress in St. Petersburg (Russia); Director of the Jewish family center "Adain Lo".

The panel was made possible with the support of Genesis Philanthropy Group

Roundtable
"Anti-Semitism in the media and Internet space"
Moderators:

Alexander Verkhovsky, Director of "SOVA" Center (Russia),

Mikhail Gurevich, media-expert (Russia).

Participants:

Alexander Verkhovsky, Director of organization "SOVA". The specificity of the online anti-Semitism and the prospects to counteract it.

Elena Nosenko-Stein, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Leading Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Science (Russia). “Faces of hatred" on the World Wide Web: the anti-Semitic "discourse" in Russia's Internet segment.

Semyon Charny, journalist (Russia). Penetratrion of anti-Semitism into the Russian Federation mass media.

Registration of participants
The third plenary session
"Modern forms of anti-Semitism: the way to counter".
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Steven Katz, Professor, the director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University (USA)

Valery Engel, Chairman of the Expert Council of the European Center for Tolerance (Latvia).

Participants:

Stephen Bronner, Professor of political science, comparative literature and German at Rutgers University (USA). Reflections on “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion".

Felix Klein, Special Representative for Relations with Jewish organizations of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany. The efforts of the German anti-Semitism at the national and international level.

Anatoly Karpov, President of the International Association of Peace Foundations, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation (Russia). The fight against anti-Semitism contributes to the cause of peace.

Alexander Asmolov, member of the Russian Academy of Education, director of the Federal Institute for Education Development at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (Russia). Fanaticism as a source of xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

Boruch Gorin, Head of the Department of Public Relations of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, Chairman of the Board of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow, Russia). Tolerance Center as a tool to combat anti-Semitism.

Coffee break
Roundtable
"Scientific edition of the Nazi leader's book: anti-Semitic propaganda and the fight against it?"
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Dr. Jürgen Zarusky the editor of the journal of Modern History Institute (Germany),

Dr. Kiril Feferman, PhD, Senior Lecturer (Ariel University, Israel); Member of the Yad Vashem Public Commission to Designate Righteous among the Nations.

Participants:

Dr. Magnus Brechtken, Deputy Director of the Institute of Contemporary History (Germany). The publication of the edited version of "Mein Kampf".

Boris Khavkin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of History and Archives Institute of Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia). "Hitler's book" Mein Kampf "as the quintessence of Nazi anti-Semitism.

Roundtable
"Authority, society and anti-Semitism: history and ways to counteract it"
(The hall "Summer")
Moderators:

Stephen Bronner, Professor of political science, comparative literature and German at Rutgers University (USA).

Rafal Pankowski, Professor of Collegium Civitas university, co-founder of the "Never Again" Association (Poland).

Participants:

Alexey Makarov, an employee at Scientific Research Center "Memorial" (Moscow, Russia). Official and unofficial fight against incitement to ethnic strife in the USSR. 1960-1989.

Alla Gerber, President of the "Holocaust" Foundation (Moscow, Russia). Anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union in the ‘perestroyka” years: the experience of opposition to it.

Victor Dashevskii, a member of the Expert Group of the Jewish community of Russia on anti-Semitism, Vice-president of the Moscow Anti-Fascist Center (Russia). Combating anti-Semitism in Russia today.

Boris Vasyukov, Director of the "Even Ezer" Foundation (Russia). The “Restoring Dignity” project as a method of combating anti-Semitism in Russia (insights from the evangelical Christians of Russia).

Vyacheslav Likhachev, Head of the Ethnic Minorities' Rights Monitoring Group (Ukraine-Israel). Appropriation of the anti-Semitism issue as a tool in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Roundtable
"Methodology of the study of anti-Semitism and ways of the methodology’s improving"
(The hall "Library")
Moderators:

Lev Gudkov, Professor, Doctor of philosophy, Director of the Levada-Centre (Russia).

Igor Kotler, President and Executive Director of the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance, human rights program director at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University (USA).

Participants:

Lev Gudkov, Professor, Doctor of philosophy, Director of the Levada-Centre (Russia), Attitudes towards Jews and the problem of anti-Semitism in Russia today (on the base of research in 1990-2015)

Levinson Alexey, Head of the Socio-Cultural Studies Department of the Levada Center. Qualitative methods in the research of anti-Semitism issues.

Vladimir Mukomel, Doctor of Social Sciences, Head of the Migration and Integration Processes Research Division at the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Assembling the profile of a Russian xenophobe.

William Smirnov, Head of the Law Theory and State Division at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia),

Anton Kanevsky, senior researcher of the Law Theory and State Division at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia). The dialogue on defining anti-Semitism: the Russian perspective.

Lunch
4th Plenary Session
"Modern forms of anti-Semitism: techniques of countering" (continued)
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Alexander Chubarian, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honorary President of the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Mark Levin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (NCSEJ).

Participants:

Andron Konchalovsky, filmmaker (Russia). A war declared on memory.

Igor Bunin, President of the Center for Political Technologies (Russia). The anti-Semitism problem in today's Russia.

Leonid Gozman, President of the "Perspektiva" Foundation (Russia). A Jew in Russia is more than just a Jew — the struggle of current Russian anti-Semitism against the country's modernization.

Roundtable
"Authority, society and anti-Semitism: history and ways to counteract it" (continued)
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:

Viktor Shnirelman, Doctor of Historical sciences, the senior researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Boris Khavkin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of History and Archives Institute of Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia)

Participants:

Viktor Shnirelman, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Chief Researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia). From eschatology to conspiracy theories.

Jan Henrik Fahlbusch, Advisor on countering anti-Semitism and issues of the Holocaust at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) (Poland). “Combating anti-Semitism in the OSCE region”.

Lynas Venklauskas, Sugihara Foundation - Diplomats for Life, Vytautas University (Lithuania.). The experience of Lithuanian society: with or without anti-Semitism in it? Evaluating 30 years of independence.

Eric Gozlan, Executive director of the “Union of Nations for Peace” (France). Anti-Semitism in France: who, how and why?

Charles Asher Small, director of the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (USA). The Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (ISGAP).

Prof. Yakov Zinberg, Kokushikan University (Japan). “The useful Jews” in Japan: historical revisionism as breeding ground for new forms of anti-Semitism.

Marina Rosenberg-Korytny, Head of Repatriation Support Branch at the World Zionist Organization (Israel),

Sergey Funshteyn, Advisor to the Head of Repatriation Support Branch at the World Zionist Organization (Israel). The mythology of anti-Zionism.

Sections
"Authority, society and anti-Semitism: history and ways to counteract it"
(The hall "Summer")
Moderators:

Alla Gerber, President of the "Holocaust" Foundation (Russia),

Alexander Verkhovskiy, Director of the "SOVA" Center (Russia).

Participants:

Maxim D. Shrayer, PhD, Professor of Boston College (USA). Anti-Semitism and the decline of Russian Village Prose: the outlook from 2016

Boris Lanin, leading researcher at the Center of Philological Education of the Institute of Education Development Strategy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D. Phil., Professor (Russia). Anti-Semitism and the reaction to it in the writings of Friedrich Gorenstein.

Sergey Nazariya, Professor at the Moldovan State Institute of International Relations (Moldova). Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Russophobia in the Moldovan historical literature and in the actions of the government and several civic organizations.

Inessa Dvuzhilnaya, Candidate of sciences in Art History, Associate Professor of the Grodno State College of Music at the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Republic of Belarus). The fates of Soviet musicians in the era of struggle against cosmopolitanism.

Natalia Sinyaeva-Pankowska, associate of the Education Branch at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Poland). Confronting the past and countering anti-Semitism: the POLIN Museum and the history of Polish Jews.

Sections
"Holocaust denial as a form of anti-Semitism"
(The hall "Library")
Moderators:

Ilya Altman, Сo-chairman of the Scientific and Educational Center "Holocaust", Professor at Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia),

Jürgen Zarusky, the editor of the journal of Modern History Institute.

Participants:

Pavel Polyan, senior researcher at the Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences and at the University of Freiburg (Russia). Denial of Holocaust in the Soviet and Russian-style.

Kirill Feferman, PhD, Senior Lecturer (Ariel University, Israel); Member of the Yad Vashem Public Commission to Designate Righteous among the Nations. Holocaust denial — a form of anti-Semitism or a separate phenomenon?

Jürgen Zarusky, editor of the Journal of the Modern History Institute (Germany). The denial of Holocaust as a continuation of the traditions of Nazism and its collaborators.

Vladimir Mesamed, Professor at the Institute of Asian and African nations of the University of Jerusalem (Israel). The ideology of denial of Holocaust in the situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Igor Kotler, President and Executive Director of the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance, human rights program director at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University (USA). Holocaust denial and anti-Semitic propaganda on YouTube's Russian segment: videos and comments.

Christina Winkler, Stanley Burton Center for Holocaust and Genocide studies, University of Leicester (UK). The contemporary anti-Semitic stereotypes of Rostov inhabitants (in the process of interviewing about Holocaust).

Ilya Altman, Co-Chairman of Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center, professor at the Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia). Underestimating the scope of the Holocaust — one of the forms of anti-Semitism in Russia?

Coffee break
Summarizing results of the conference
Reports from the sections’ and round tables’ moderators. The adoption of the resolution. Closing of the conference.
(The Conference hall)
Moderators:
Anna Bokshitskaya, Еxecutive director of the Russian Jewish Congress (Russia)
The third plenary session
"Modern forms of anti-Semitism: the way to counter".
Moderators:

Steven Katz, Professor, the director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University (USA)

Valery Engel, Chairman of the Expert Council of the European Center for Tolerance (Latvia).

Participants:

Stephen Bronner, Professor of political science, comparative literature and German at Rutgers University (USA). Reflections on “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion".

Felix Klein, Special Representative for Relations with Jewish organizations of the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany. The efforts of the German anti-Semitism at the national and international level.

Anatoly Karpov, President of the International Association of Peace Foundations, Deputy Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation (Russia). The fight against anti-Semitism contributes to the cause of peace.

Alexander Asmolov, member of the Russian Academy of Education, director of the Federal Institute for Education Development at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (Russia). Fanaticism as a source of xenophobia and anti-Semitism.

Boruch Gorin, Head of the Department of Public Relations of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, Chairman of the Board of the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (Moscow, Russia). Tolerance Center as a tool to combat anti-Semitism.

Roundtable
"Scientific edition of the Nazi leader's book: anti-Semitic propaganda and the fight against it?"
Moderators:

Dr. Jürgen Zarusky the editor of the journal of Modern History Institute (Germany),

Dr. Kiril Feferman, PhD, Senior Lecturer (Ariel University, Israel); Member of the Yad Vashem Public Commission to Designate Righteous among the Nations.

Participants:

Dr. Magnus Brechtken, Deputy Director of the Institute of Contemporary History (Germany). The publication of the edited version of "Mein Kampf".

Boris Khavkin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of History and Archives Institute of Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia). "Hitler's book" Mein Kampf "as the quintessence of Nazi anti-Semitism.

4th Plenary Session
"Modern forms of anti-Semitism: techniques of countering" (continued)
Moderators:

Alexander Chubarian, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honorary President of the Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Mark Levin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (NCSEJ).

Participants:

Andron Konchalovsky, filmmaker (Russia). A war declared on memory.

Igor Bunin, President of the Center for Political Technologies (Russia). The anti-Semitism problem in today's Russia.

Leonid Gozman, President of the "Perspektiva" Foundation (Russia). A Jew in Russia is more than just a Jew — the struggle of current Russian anti-Semitism against the country's modernization.

Roundtable
"Authority, society and anti-Semitism: history and ways to counteract it" (continued)
Moderators:

Viktor Shnirelman, Doctor of Historical sciences, the senior researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)

Boris Khavkin, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor of History and Archives Institute of Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia)

Participants:

Viktor Shnirelman, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Chief Researcher at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia). From eschatology to conspiracy theories.

Jan Henrik Fahlbusch, Advisor on countering anti-Semitism and issues of the Holocaust at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) (Poland). “Combating anti-Semitism in the OSCE region”.

Lynas Venklauskas, Sugihara Foundation - Diplomats for Life, Vytautas University (Lithuania.). The experience of Lithuanian society: with or without anti-Semitism in it? Evaluating 30 years of independence.

Eric Gozlan, Executive director of the “Union of Nations for Peace” (France). Anti-Semitism in France: who, how and why?

Charles Asher Small, director of the Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (USA). The Institute for the Study of Global Anti-Semitism and Policy (ISGAP).

Prof. Yakov Zinberg, Kokushikan University (Japan). “The useful Jews” in Japan: historical revisionism as breeding ground for new forms of anti-Semitism.

Marina Rosenberg-Korytny, Head of Repatriation Support Branch at the World Zionist Organization (Israel),

Sergey Funshteyn, Advisor to the Head of Repatriation Support Branch at the World Zionist Organization (Israel). The mythology of anti-Zionism.

Summarizing results of the conference
Reports from the sections’ and round tables’ moderators. The adoption of the resolution. Closing of the conference.
Moderators:
Anna Bokshitskaya, Еxecutive director of the Russian Jewish Congress (Russia)
Roundtable
"Authority, society and anti-Semitism: history and ways to counteract it"
Moderators:

Stephen Bronner, Professor of political science, comparative literature and German at Rutgers University (USA).

Rafal Pankowski, Professor of Collegium Civitas university, co-founder of the "Never Again" Association (Poland).

Participants:

Alexey Makarov, an employee at Scientific Research Center "Memorial" (Moscow, Russia). Official and unofficial fight against incitement to ethnic strife in the USSR. 1960-1989.

Alla Gerber, President of the "Holocaust" Foundation (Moscow, Russia). Anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union in the ‘perestroyka” years: the experience of opposition to it.

Victor Dashevskii, a member of the Expert Group of the Jewish community of Russia on anti-Semitism, Vice-president of the Moscow Anti-Fascist Center (Russia). Combating anti-Semitism in Russia today.

Boris Vasyukov, Director of the "Even Ezer" Foundation (Russia). The “Restoring Dignity” project as a method of combating anti-Semitism in Russia (insights from the evangelical Christians of Russia).

Vyacheslav Likhachev, Head of the Ethnic Minorities' Rights Monitoring Group (Ukraine-Israel). Appropriation of the anti-Semitism issue as a tool in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Sections
"Authority, society and anti-Semitism: history and ways to counteract it"
Moderators:

Alla Gerber, President of the "Holocaust" Foundation (Russia),

Alexander Verkhovskiy, Director of the "SOVA" Center (Russia).

Participants:

Maxim D. Shrayer, PhD, Professor of Boston College (USA). Anti-Semitism and the decline of Russian Village Prose: the outlook from 2016

Boris Lanin, leading researcher at the Center of Philological Education of the Institute of Education Development Strategy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, D. Phil., Professor (Russia). Anti-Semitism and the reaction to it in the writings of Friedrich Gorenstein.

Sergey Nazariya, Professor at the Moldovan State Institute of International Relations (Moldova). Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust and Russophobia in the Moldovan historical literature and in the actions of the government and several civic organizations.

Inessa Dvuzhilnaya, Candidate of sciences in Art History, Associate Professor of the Grodno State College of Music at the Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (Republic of Belarus). The fates of Soviet musicians in the era of struggle against cosmopolitanism.

Natalia Sinyaeva-Pankowska, associate of the Education Branch at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (Poland). Confronting the past and countering anti-Semitism: the POLIN Museum and the history of Polish Jews.

Roundtable
"Methodology of the study of anti-Semitism and ways of the methodology’s improving"
Moderators:

Lev Gudkov, Professor, Doctor of philosophy, Director of the Levada-Centre (Russia).

Igor Kotler, President and Executive Director of the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance, human rights program director at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University (USA).

Participants:

Lev Gudkov, Professor, Doctor of philosophy, Director of the Levada-Centre (Russia), Attitudes towards Jews and the problem of anti-Semitism in Russia today (on the base of research in 1990-2015)

Levinson Alexey, Head of the Socio-Cultural Studies Department of the Levada Center. Qualitative methods in the research of anti-Semitism issues.

Vladimir Mukomel, Doctor of Social Sciences, Head of the Migration and Integration Processes Research Division at the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Assembling the profile of a Russian xenophobe.

William Smirnov, Head of the Law Theory and State Division at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia),

Anton Kanevsky, senior researcher of the Law Theory and State Division at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia). The dialogue on defining anti-Semitism: the Russian perspective.

Sections
"Holocaust denial as a form of anti-Semitism"
Moderators:

Ilya Altman, Сo-chairman of the Scientific and Educational Center "Holocaust", Professor at Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia),

Jürgen Zarusky, the editor of the journal of Modern History Institute.

Participants:

Pavel Polyan, senior researcher at the Institute of Geography of Russian Academy of Sciences and at the University of Freiburg (Russia). Denial of Holocaust in the Soviet and Russian-style.

Kirill Feferman, PhD, Senior Lecturer (Ariel University, Israel); Member of the Yad Vashem Public Commission to Designate Righteous among the Nations. Holocaust denial — a form of anti-Semitism or a separate phenomenon?

Jürgen Zarusky, editor of the Journal of the Modern History Institute (Germany). The denial of Holocaust as a continuation of the traditions of Nazism and its collaborators.

Vladimir Mesamed, Professor at the Institute of Asian and African nations of the University of Jerusalem (Israel). The ideology of denial of Holocaust in the situation in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Igor Kotler, President and Executive Director of the Museum of Human Rights, Freedom and Tolerance, human rights program director at the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University (USA). Holocaust denial and anti-Semitic propaganda on YouTube's Russian segment: videos and comments.

Christina Winkler, Stanley Burton Center for Holocaust and Genocide studies, University of Leicester (UK). The contemporary anti-Semitic stereotypes of Rostov inhabitants (in the process of interviewing about Holocaust).

Ilya Altman, Co-Chairman of Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center, professor at the Russian State Humanitarian University (Russia). Underestimating the scope of the Holocaust — one of the forms of anti-Semitism in Russia?