On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Kane Hall (KNE), Room 110, University of Washington
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. Free and open to the public.
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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 book, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (Tim Duggan Books; February 2017), has resonated with a worldwide audience. On Tyranny has been published in over a dozen countries and is a #1 New York Times Bestseller. His latest book is The Road to Unfreedom (Tim Duggan Books; April 2018).
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 and most recently: The Road to Unfreedom (Tim Duggan Books, April 2018).
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.
This event is sponsored by The Henry M. Jackson Foundation in partnership with the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Center for Global Studies Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Center for West European Studies, Stroum Center for Jewish Studies, and the Foster School’s Global Business Center at the University of Washington.
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