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Yale Professor Timothy Snyder | On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century
Yale Professor Timothy Snyder | On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century
WhenThursday, Apr. 26, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomRoom 220
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsorsThe Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies and the Center for Global Studies, Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies and the Center for West European Studies at the University of Washington.
Description

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".

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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.

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