Marlene Gallner is currently completing her graduate degree in Austrian Studies at the University of Vienna. Her research interests include varied faces of antisemitism including anti-Zionism, social philosophy and Critical theory. She has worked at the Moshe Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University, and has organised a number of conferences and seminars on antisemitism and the aftermath of National Socialism at the University of Vienna and in summer camps in Germany, Austria and Israel.
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