The Big Hoax: The Conspiracy of the “Other”: Revolution, Replacement and Reinvention
Originally aired on October 23
Re-release November 30
Explore the history of conspiracy theories around white supremacy, nationalism and the Great Replacement, from the 1920s to now, with Dr. Brendan Fay, Dr. Tad Tuleja and Dr. Sergio Schargel. This includes an analysis of how conspiracy theories on communism have been adapted through the last 70 years of Brazil’s history, mainly by Integralism and Bolsonarism, and an examination of conspiracy theories within the Nazi party leading to a violent purge within the party itself that helped consolidate power and control for Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler and the SS.
This event is part of the annual interdisciplinary Humber Liberal Arts Conference. This year’s focus is The Big Hoax: The Anatomy of Anti-Intellectualism, Denialism and Conspiracy Theories, Past and Present. Tune in to plenary sessions, free and open to the public, October 22–23.
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