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Prof. Stephen Eric Bronner

Stephen Eric Bronner is a Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of Political Science (Emeritus) at Rutgers University. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the UNESCO Chair for Genocide Prevention, as Director of Global Relations at the Centre for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, and as Co-Director of the International Council for Diplomacy and Dialogue. Especially concerned with issues of human rights, bigotry and tolerance, his books Reclaiming the Enlightenment (Columbia University Press), A Rumour about the Jews 2nd Edition (Palgrave/Macmillan), and The Bigot: Why Prejudice Persists (Yale University Press) are widely recognised as standard works and his writings have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Professor Bronner is the recipient of many awards including the 2011 MEPeace Prize from the Middle East Political Network based in Jerusalem.


Items by Prof. Stephen Eric Bronner

  • Next year in Jerusalem 

    In the Jewish Diaspora, the prayers for Passover and Yom Kippur end with the plea: “Next year in Jerusalem.” At least since roughly the 15th century, these words expressed what was understood as the utopian hope of returning not simply to a homeland but a place of redemption. The...