David Hirshteaches in the Sociology Department at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His research interests are in antisemitism, Israel/Palestine, nationalism, fundamentalism, cosmopolitanism, socio-legal studies, genocide, crimes against humanity and cosmopolitan law.<p>

He was the holder of the Sociological Review Fellowship 2001-2, which enabled him to write Law Against Genocide: Cosmopolitan Trials, published in 2003. This book was awarded the British Sociological Association Philip Abrams Prize for the best first book in sociology in 2004.<p>

The event will be chaired by Prof Peter Oppenheimer and followed by a drinks reception