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Vodoo Histories: From Protocols to 9/11
6.30-8 Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building 07 May, 2009
On the 7th May, David Araonovitch , an award-win... read more

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Vodoo Histories: From Protocols to 9/11

David A 6.30-8 Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building Date: 07 May, 2009

On the 7th May, David Araonovitch, an award-winning journalist will discuss his latest book, 'Vodoo histories: The Role of Conspiracy Theory In Shaping Modern History (published in May 09). Chaired by Charlie Beckett, the Director of POLIS, this lecture will look at those people who have found themselves at the wrong end of a conversation about moon landings or the twin towers. Aaronovitch carefully probes and explodes a dozen of the major conspiracy theories. He looks at why people believe them, how press reportage affects our understanding and makes an argument for a true scepticism: one based on a thorough knowledge of history and a strong dose of common sense.

David Araonovitch is an award winning journalist, who has worked in radio, newspapers and television in the UK since the early 1980's.

This event is free and open to everyone with no pre-registration needed. For more information please contact the LSE Conference and Events Office at: