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TALK | Timothy Snyder: “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century”

April 23, 2018

Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | KNE 110

From one of the leading American historians and public intellectuals, Timothy Snyder, comes an essential guide to survival and resistance for our time in “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century”.

This event has sold out. Unclaimed seats will be made available for standby tickets starting from 7:15 p.m. Please note an additional overflow room at Kane Hall will be open to watch a livestream of the event due to high demand. 
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About the speaker
Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University, a member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His latest book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (Tim Duggan Books; February 28, 2017), has resonated with a world-wide audience. On Tyranny has been published in over a dozen countries and is a #1 New York Times Bestseller.

A frequent guest at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, he has spent about ten years in Europe, and speaks five and reads ten European languages. He is a regular commentator on radio, TV and in print publications, and an award-winning author of books such as Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin and Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning.

Snyder received his doctorate from the University of Oxford in 1997, where he was a British Marshall Scholar. Before joining the faculty at Yale in 2001, he held fellowships in Paris, Vienna, and Warsaw, and an Academy Scholarship at Harvard.