Conspiracies Then and Now - Day 1
When:
Thursday, Mar 18 2021, 9:00am - 12:00pm PDT. copy to my calendar, iCal export
Where:
Event LinkUSC Dornsife Center for the Political Future

Conspiracy theories have captured the attention of people throughout history, and they have become especially influential in current politics. Some recent conspiracists have deliberately adopted the language of the Middle Ages to advance their agenda. In this conference we will break down the history of conspiracy theories dating back to the Middle Ages and compare them to contemporary beliefs. We’ll also discuss how the Deep State and QAnon theories influenced political messaging in the age of Trump. Each panel will conclude with an audience Q&A session.