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Global Perspectives on Authoritarianism and Fascism
WhenThursday, Apr. 6, 2017, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Campus locationSavery Hall (SAV)
Campus room260
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars, Special Events, Student Activities
Event sponsorsUW Department of History…

What is authoritarianism? What is fascism?

Are there warning signs that signal the rise of authoritarianism and/or fascism? How do democracies turn into dictatorships? What forms of resistance to fascism and/or authoritarianism have historically been effective?

This panel will take a global look at these questions and others. It features experts on international law and on political systems in many parts of the globe – China, the Middle East, Japan, Nazi Germany, Spain, and the USSR. Following brief statements, the panelists will field audience questions. Open to the public.

Arbella Bet-Shlimon, History
Kazumi Hasegawa, History
Geoffrey Wallace, Political Science
Susan Whiting, Political Science
Glennys Young, History
Laurie Marhoefer, History

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