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Professor Xu Xin


Professor Xu Xin serves as a Professor of History of Jewish Culture and Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies at Nanjing University, People’s Republic of China. President of the China Judaic Studies Association, Professor Xu Xin is the author of many books and articles on Judaism and anti-Semitism. Amongst other activities to promote the study of Jewish and Holocaust related subjects in China, he initiated many exhibitions, conferences and training workshops on Judaism and the Holocaust, including the first International Conference on Jewish Studies held in China in October 1996, co-sponsored by Tel Aviv University. Professor Xu Xin also organized in China in 2005 the International Symposium on the Holocaust and the Nanjing Massacre during the Second World War, co-sponsored by the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research and the London Jewish Cultural Centre. In addition, Professor Xu Xin has given some 300 lectures as a visiting professor in many countries, including the United States, Great Britain and Israel.

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