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New Podcast: Dangerous Fires

The sixth episode of the Sleepwalking Through the Assault on Democracy series, produced in cooperation with the Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre (JHGC) focuses on “dangerous fires.”

The episode focuses on the attacks on symbols of democracy, particularly the use of fire: From the Reichstag burning in 1933 in Berlin to Washington DC in January 2021 and the recent fire at the South African parliament.

The host, Mdu Ntuli, Education Officer at JHGC talks to Tali Nates, founder and Executive Director of JHGC; Bjorn Krondorfer, Director of the Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University and Endowed Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Comparative Cultural Studies, Flagstaff, USA; Andrea Peto, Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at CEU, and Research Affiliate at CEU Democracy Institute; and Steven Carr, Director of the Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Purdue University, Fort Wayne, USA.

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