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HMD: Art and Refugees

yesterday evening (tuesday 29th), 10.14-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
art and refugees from nazi germany (presented by anne mcelvoy) (in the free thinking series)

“Following this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Anne McElvoy looks at new writing which reflects on this history, and at a festival marking the impact on British culture of refugees and artists who fled from the Nazis.”

including interviews with …
martin goodman, whose holocaust novel j ss bach is published in march 2019
monica bohm-duchen, who has edited a book insiders/outsiders: refugees from nazi europe and their contribution to british visual culture, and has initiated a festival which is working with 60 nationwide partners including tate britain, national portrait gallery, london transport museum, pallant house gallery and glyndebourne
daniel snowman

Moral maze: circumcision

this evening (wednesday 21st), 8.00-8.45pm, on bbc radio 4
moral maze (chaired by michael buerk, with giles fraser, claire fox, anne mcelvoy, and matthew taylor) includes …


including witnesses …
stephen evans campaigns administrator, national secular society
jonathan arkush, president of the jewish board of deputies
• dr susan blackmore
• professor philip booth

FT: Holocaust barbers

last wednesday evening (25th january), 10.35-10.43pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by anne mcelvoy) concludes with…

“Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, New Generation Thinker Seán Williams discusses his research into barbers in the camps.”


Hitler now

yesterday evening (thursday 3rd), 10.00-10.17pm,, on bbc radio 3
a new biography of hitler (presented by anne mcelvoy) (in the free thinking series)

“A best-selling German biography of Hitler, by Volker Ullrich, is now published in English.
Anne McElvoy explores the way German historians view Hitler now with historian • Richard J Evans, from the University of Cambridge, and the author, • Volker Ullrich.”


Mein Kampf

tomorrow evening (thursday 3rd), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
mein kampf (presented by anne mcelvoy) (in the free thinking series) leads with …

Anne McElvoy discusses Mein Kampf coming out of copyright with:
Ben Barkow of the Wiener Library in London
Heinrich von Berenberg – a publisher based in Berlin
Nicholas Stargardt, author of The German War and a professor of Modern European History at Oxford.”

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Mr and Mrs Disraeli

tomorrow evening (thursday 22nd), 10.27-10.36pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by anne mcelvoy) includes …

“New Generation Thinker Daisy Hay looks at the relationship between Disraeli and his wife.
Daisy Hay’s biography is called Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance.”


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