Shimon Samuel

Director for International Relations of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, The Conference opening ceremony moderator (France)
Speaker at Conference 2016
Speaker at Conference 2018
10:00 - 11:15

1 November

Opening of the Conference

Moderators: 

  • Anna Bokshitskaya, Executive Director of the "Russian Jewish Congress" (Russia)
  • Shimon Samuel, Director for International Relations of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre (France)
11:45 - 13:45

1 November

The first plenary session “Antisemitism 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 Antisemitism, Director of International Jewish Affairs (AJC) (USA)
  • Mikhail Chlenov, "WAAD" president (Russia)

 

16:30 - 18:00

30 October

Fourth Plenary Session «Antisemitism, Xenophobia and Racism: Modern Challenges and Threats»

Moderators:

  • Michael Berenbaum, Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: American Jewish University (USA)
  • Alexander Asmolov, Head of Department of Personality Psychology, Moscow State University, Member of the Russian Academy of Education (Russia)
10:00 - 11:45

29 October

Opening Session. Greetings

Moderators:

  • Anna Bokshitskaya, Executive Director, Russian Jewish Congress (Russia),
  • Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations, Simon Wiesenthal Center (France)
12:30 — 14:00 (10:30 CET, 04:30 EST)

23rd of November

Panel «Islamophobia: challenges and threats»

Moderators:

— Shimon Samuels, Simon Wiesenthal Centre Director for International Relations, (France) online
— Denis khazrat Mustafin, Deputy Head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia

Speakers:

— Mehmet Pecaci, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims (Turkey), online
— Gayat Akhmateshin, International Department of the Muftiate of Tatarstan (Russia)
— Eugeny Varshaver, Head of the Migration and Ethnicity Research Group, Senior Researcher, РАНХиГС (Russia)
— Vladimir Andrle, WJC Jewish Diplomatic corps (Bosnia and Herzogovina) online

Online translation: CONFERENCE HALL