Pankaj Mishra joins Adam Shatz to discuss his recent LRB Winter Lecture, in which he explores Israel’s instrumentalisation of the Holocaust. He expands on his readings of Jean Améry and Primo Levi, the crisis as understood by the Global South and Zionism’s appeal for Hindu nationalists.

You can read The Shoah After Gaza in the LRB archive, or watch the lecture via the LRB YouTube channel.

Pankaj and Adam will present four episodes of Human Conditions, a Close Readings series, with an episode on Ashis Nandy appearing in June. You can subscribe to Close Readings:

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