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When children became evil

After WWII, portrayals of ‘evil children’ proliferated in horror and science fiction films in both Britain and the US. But why were children suddenly being presented as dangerous threats rather than innocent victims? And why was society so hungry to consume portrayals of disturbed and abnormal young people after 1945?

This talk by Laura Tisdall was awarded the annual Jacob Bronowski Award Lecture for Science and the Arts by the British Science Association

This event is free, but donations to IF Oxford are welcomed. All funds raised go towards next year’s Festival.


Wig and Pen, 9-13 George St, Oxford, OX1 2AU
19th October 2020

18:00 - 19:00

Event Type
History, Sci-Fi, Society
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