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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century with Yale Professor Timothy Snyder
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century with Yale Professor Timothy Snyder
WhenThursday, Apr. 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomRoom 110
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsorsThe 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.

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 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. His latest book is The Road to Unfreedom (Tim Duggan, 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.

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.

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