Open Lecture Series #3
Two years after the antisemitic, racist and misogynist attack in Halle – Perspectives on antisemitism and racism as a problem of law enforcement
October 06, 2021 from 12 – 2pm
„Two years after the antisemitic, racist and misogynist attack in Halle – Perspectives on antisemitism and racism as a problem of law enforcement“ is the topic of the 3rd Open Lecture of the VBRG, to which we would like to cordially invite you on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 from 12 – 2pm.
The following speakers are part oft he panel: Rabbi Jeremy Borovitz, Director of Jewish Learning, Hillel Deutschland and survivor of the attack on the synagogue in Halle, lawyer and co-plaintiff’s representative Kristin Pietrzyk, Dr. Gideon Botsch, Director of the Emil Julius Gumbel Research Center for Antisemitism and Right-Wing Extremism (Moses Mendelssohn Center, Potsdam), State Police Director Karl-Albert Grewe (Saxony-Anhalt State Police) and Antje Arndt, Project Coordinator of the Mobile Victim Counseling Project in Saxony-Anhalt. Other contributions to the Open Lecture include statements from other survivors of the attack on October 9th, 2019 – from Ismet Tekin, owner of Kiez Döner and the supplier Aftax I.. Journalist and sociologist Katharina Warda will present the discussion.
The lecture took place on Zoom and provided interpretation in German Sign Language (DGS) and English.
The lecture is part of the VBRG’s Open Lecture Series Between Claim and Reality: Police and Justice in the Context of Right-Wing Terrorism, Racism, Anti-Semitism and Right-Wing Violence. Speakers from the perspective of those affected, practice and science will speak.