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Davos Discussions, Shobana Jeyasingh, Barbers in concentration camps

With Anne McElvoy. With a debate about topics explored at the 2017 World Economic Forum, research into barbers in WWII concentration camps and choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh.

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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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Douglas Alexander
Interviewed Guest Liam Halligan
Interviewed Guest Andrew McAfee
Interviewed Guest Sean Williams
Interviewed Guest Shobana Jeyasingh
Producer Torquil MacLeod

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