Ben Gidley is a Senior Lecturer in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck and an associate of the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism. He researches racism, antisemitism, diversity and urban politics in Europe. He is the co-author of Turbulent Times: The British Jewish Community Today (2010, with Keith Kahn-Harris) and co-editor of Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe: A Shared Story?(2017, with James Renton).