EUROPEAN INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF CONTEMPORARY ANTISEMITISM
The European Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism (EISCA) was established in 2007 as a think-tank to examine the growth and development of antisemitism in the world today and to explore new strategies for countering this age-old hatred in all its forms.
EISCA is founded on the principle that the key to addressing antisemitism in the 21st century comes from a knowledge of its origins, a grasp of its history and a recognition of its changing shape and centrality when analysing racial hatred and contemporary prejudice.
In addition to carrying out original research, EISCA provides a network to the most comprehensive scholarship in the field and a web log (www.eiscablog.eu) devoted to monitoring and examining the discourse of antisemitism in the written, visual and electronic media.
Shahid Malik, Minister for Social Cohesion, has spoken out about the dangers of antisemitic discourse both in the politics of the far right and, on occasion, in anti-Zionist rhetoric, at the launch of a report entitled,