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Posts tagged ‘Free Thinking’

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
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Jewish history and jokes

this evening (wednesday 11th), 10.00-10.28pm, on bbc radio 3
jewish history and jokes (presented by philip dodd) (in the free thinking series)

“• Simon Schama and • Devorah Baum join Philip Dodd for a conversation ranging from the expulsion of Jewish people from Spain in 1492 to Jewish jokes today.”

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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.”

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FT: Deborah Lipstadt

last tuesday evening (24th january), 10.28-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by matthew sweet) concludes with…

“• Deborah Lipstadt, the American historian who took on the Holocaust denier David Irving in a landmark court case, discusses its retelling in Denial.”

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Spiegelman & Roth

this evening (thursday 10th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
art spiegelman, american pastoral, marina abramovic (in the free thinking series) (more…)

Hitler and Drugs

yesterday evening (tuesday 4th), 10.19-10.32pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by rana mitter) includes …

Norman Ohler, author of Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany, reveals the role played by drugs such as methamphetamine in Hitler’s downfall.”

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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.”

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