History and Historiography

“They put a gun to my dad’s head, and pulled the trigger. It wasn’t loaded” – Stories from Communism

Dr Philip Kiszely has lectured at the University of Leeds for the last 15 years. Philip has been outspoken on identity politics, critical race theory and the activist impulse in the media and institutions. In this episode he talks about his father, who escaped communism in Hungary after the revolution of 1956, and settled in the UK. He also discusses the difference between Eastern and Western Europe today.

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