Davos Discussions, Shobana Jeyasingh, Barbers in concentration camps

Anne McElvoy explores topics discussed at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum held in Davos - she's joined by former Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander, economist Liam Halligan and MIT scientist Andrew McAfee. Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27th, New Generation Thinker Seán Williams discusses his research into barbers in the camps. Choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh discusses the way the history of indentured labour has influenced her latest dance piece.

Shobana Jeyasingh's Material Men Redux, informed by the personal stories of dancers Sooraj Subramaniam and Shailesh Bahoran, tours to Nottingham, Ipswich, Eastleigh, Birmingham, Glasgow and London from February.

Producer:Torquil MacLeod.

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Wed 25 Jan 2017 22:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterAnne McElvoy
Interviewed GuestDouglas Alexander
Interviewed GuestLiam Halligan
Interviewed GuestAndrew McAfee
Interviewed GuestSean Williams
Interviewed GuestShobana Jeyasingh
ProducerTorquil MacLeod

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