Milton Shain is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Historical Studies and a former director of the Isaac and Jessie Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Cape Town. He has written and edited several books on South African Jewish history, South African politics, and the history of antisemitism. His latest book, A Perfect Storm. Antisemitism in South Africa, 1930-1948, published in 2015 by Jonathan Ball Publishers, won the Recht Malan Prize (Media 24) for English and Afrikaans Non-Fiction for 2016.
Our Voice of the Week is a session from a Chatham House conference regarding the ‘Future of Syria’ on 15 March 2019. The panel explored the current political context in Syria, funding mechanisms for reconstruction, and the social, economic and demographic implications for Syrians inside and outside of the country.