The course is to provide students with an overview of psychological, sociological, political and historical theories of modern antisemitism. After considering key concepts such as antijudaism, antisemitism, modern antisemitism it will give an introduction into the most influential scholarly explanations of the investigated subject. The course will concentrate on the theological explanations of the persistence of antisemitic prejudices, the psychoanalytically oriented personality theory, the projective theories of prejudice, the group conflict theories, and the political explanations of antisemitic movements and ideologies. Special attention will be given to the methods of empirical sociological investigation of the subject.