Michael Blume, State Commissioner Against Antisemitism, State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Michael Blume, a native of Filderstadt, Germany, studied religious studies and political sciences in Tübingen, Germany, where he earned a PhD in religion and brain research. Since 2003 he has been working for the Baden-Württemberg State Ministry. From March 2015 to July 2016, he headed the project group Special Contingent of Women and Children from Northern Iraq Particularly in Need of Protection. Since 2018, Blume has been the State Government of Baden-Württemberg’s commissioner against anti-Semitisim. In addition, he is head of the division of Non-Christian Religions, Values, Minorities, Project Northern Iraq.