Are "Islamophobia" and anti-Semitism comparable? King's College London senior lecturer Reza Zia-Ebrahimi argued as much at Harvard University by equating the Czarist forgery, "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion," with Israeli author Bat Ye'or's book, "Eurabia: The Euro-Arab Axis." Campus Watch West Coast representative Cinnamon Stillwell's report
is posted at the Algemeiner:
Zia-Ebrahimi recently made this argument with a talk co-sponsored by Harvard University's Saudi-funded Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program and titled, "When the Elders of Zion Relocated to Eurabia: Conspiratorial Racialisation in Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia."
Speaking to a largely middle-aged crowd of about twenty, Zia-Ebrahimi contended that both the Protocols of the Elders of Zion—a Czarist forgery published circa 1903 alleging that Jews were plotting world domination—and Eurabia: The Euro-Arab Axis—a 2005 book by Israeli author Bat Ye'or declaring the demographic and political transformation of Europe into "Eurabia"—employ conspiracy-theories that incite hatred for Jews and Muslims, respectively.
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