Women in Archaeology Podcast: Archaeology and the Alt-Right

You can listen to the podcast on the WIA Blog (Click here) or download the episode on iTunes:

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I’m very proud to be a part of this podcast and one of the hosts on this episode:

Issues of Alt-Right and White Nationalist Groups Co-Opting History

White supremacists and the alt-right often use of history and archaeology as a mechanism to ‘legitimize’ their claims. Join us as we discuss this trend from the misrepresentation of Norse history to the misbelief of a racially pure Greek and Roman world. These groups have twisted the past to their agenda in dangerous ways.  What can we do to combat this trend?

 

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