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Voodoo Histories: Aaronovitch on Conspiracy Theories - Polis Lecture and Book Review

David A Date: 07 May, 2009

ImageOn the 7th May, David Araonovitch, an award-winning journalist discussed 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 charted the history behind past and current conspiracy theories, and the motives behind those who propogated them.

To read Charlie Beckett's review of the book, please click here.

This listen to a podcast of the lecture please click here.