Philip Spencer







On: Antisemitism and the Left (co-authored with Robert Fine), University Of Minnesota, April 2017.


with Robert FineAntisemitism and the left. On the return of the Jewish question. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.

Genocide since 1945. London, New York: Routledge, 2012.

Books edited

with Howard Wollman, eds. Nations and nationalism: a reader. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 2005.

with Howard Wollman, Nationalism: a critical introduction. London: Sage, 2002.


The shame of antisemitism on the left has a long, malign history,’ in The Guardian, 1 April 2916.

Marxism, cosmopolitanism and “the” Jews,’ in European Review of History 23, 5–6 (2016), 828–846.

‘Epilogue,’ in Uğur Ümit Üngör, ed. Genocide: New Perspectives on its Causes, Courses and Consequences. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016, 253–258.

Imperialism, Anti-Imperialism and the Problem of Genocide, Past and Present,’ in History 98, 332 (2013), 606-622.

with Sara Valentina Di Palma, ‘Antisemitism and the Politics of Holocaust Memorial Day in the UK and Italy,’ in Günther Jikeli and Joëlle Allouche-Benayoun, eds. Perceptions of the Holocaust in Europe and Muslim Communities. Sources, Comparisons and Educational ChallengesDordrecht: Springer, 2013, 71-83.

Genocide Scholars and Legislating to Outlaw the Denial of Genocide,’ in Genocide Prevention Now no. 12 (2012).

European Marxism and the question of antisemitism: reactions to the Holocaust before, during and after the event,’ in European Societies 14, 2 (2012), 275–294.

‘Socialism or Barbarism – Marxism and the Holocaust,’ in Stephen de Wijze, Eve Garrard and David Aaronovitch, eds. Thinking  Towards Humanity. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012, 49–63.

The Left, radical anti-semitism and the problem of genocide,’ in Journal for the Study of Antisemitism 2, 1 (2010), 133–151.

‘Un Événement Sans Précédent qui Crée un Précédent – l’Holocauste et l’Histoire du Génocide,’ in Bulletin Trimestriel de la Fondation Auschwitz no.  96 (2007), 37–73.

‘Nationalism and Human Rights,’ in Marcello Flores ed. Diritti Umani: Cultura dei Diritti e Dignità della Persona Nell’Epoca Della Globalizazione II. Torino: Utet, 2007, 949–954.

From Rosa Luxemburg to Hannah Arendt: socialism, barbarism and the extermination camps,’ in The European Legacy 11, 5 (2006), 527–540.

The Shoah and Marxism: behind and beyond silence,’ in Ronit Lentin, ed. Re-presenting the Shoah for the twenty-first century. New York, Oxford: Berghahn, 2004, 155–178.

‘Civic nationalism, civic nations and the problem of migration,’ in Subrata Ghatak and Anne Showstack Sassoon, eds. Migration and mobility: the European context. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001, 83–108.

‘The Politics of Civil Society,’ in Raimo Blom, Harri Melin and Meilute Taljunaite, eds. Streaming to Social Stability. Vilnius, Tampere: Lithuanian Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Dept. of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere, 1999, 216–237.

with Howard Wollman, ‘Blood and sacrifice: politics versus culture in the construction of nationalism,’ in Kevin Joseph Brehony and Naz Rassool, eds. Nationalisms old and new. Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1999, 87–124.

with Howard Wollman, ‘Good and bad nationalisms: a critique of dualism,’ in Journal of Political Ideologies 3, 3 (1998), 255–274.

with Howard Wollman, ‘Nationalism and democracy in the transition from communism in Eastern Europe,’ in Contemporary Politics 3, 2 (1997), 171–188.

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