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Cambridge Interfaith Programme


This project explores the complicated relationships between antisemitism, islamophobia, and other kinds of racism and discrimination. 

An initial workshop took place in June 2022 (Entangled Otherings, reported here). Further workshops are planned for 2023 and 2024.

The project is funded by DAAD-Cambridge.

Principal Investigator

Professor Esra Özyürek


Esra Özyürek (2016) Export-import theory and racialization of Antisemitism: Turkish and Arab-only prevention programs in Germany. Comparative Studies in Society and History 58(1): 40-65, 2016.

Irit Dekel & Esra Özyürek (2020) What do we talk about when we talk about Antisemitism in Germany? Journal of Genocide Research. DOI: 10.1080/14623528.2020.1847859 
(Republished as part of the first DAAD Yearbook of German and European Studies in December 2022.)

Esra Özyürek (2023) Subcontractors of Guilt: Holocaust memory and Muslim belonging in postwar Germany. Stanford University Press.

Irit Dekel & Esra Özyürek (2023). The logic of the fight against antisemitism in Germany in three cultural shifts, in Patterns of Prejudice (via, 4 April 2023.


“Perfides Ablenkungsmanöver” ( - a joint opinion piece via Zeit Online, 10 July 2020. (German language.) 

“A long and fruitful dialogue”: [extracts from an interview with] Özyürek and Dekel, June 2023.



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