Who believes in conspiracy theories and why?
Research shows that people who believe in one conspiracy theory are more likely to believe in others. The podcast “Expert guide to conspiracy theories” by The Conversation discovers who these people are. Anthropologist Annika Rabo from Stockholm University is being interviewed.
The podcast “Who believes in conspiracy theories and why?” is published on 23 March byt the digital magazine The Conversation. Annika Rabo, professor in Social Anthropology, Stockholm University, who has done fieldwork in Syria tells us how talk about conspiracies permeates society.
Listen to part 2 of the podcast, “Who believes in conspiracy theories and why?”:
Part 4 of the podcast, “How conspiracy theories spread”, explores whether the internet has been a game changer in helping conspiracy theories go viral. Annika Rabo at Stockholm University talks about how people enjoy spreading conspiracy theories because it can make them seem funny or clever. The podcast is published on 6 April:
More information about The Conversation
Read more about the collaboration between Stockholm University and The Conversation and how to pitch an article idea: https://www.su.se/english/staff/services/information-communication/pitch-an-article-idea-for-the-conversation-1.462268
More articles in The Conversation by researchers at Stockholm University: https://theconversation.com/institutions/stockholm-university-1019
April 7, 2020
Source: External Relations and Communications Office