Timothy Snyder - On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

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Timothy Snyder - On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Time: February 21, 2018 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Street: 170 E. 64th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: https://www.carnegiecouncil.o…
Event Type: public, affairs, tyranny, liberalism
Organized By: Carnegie Council
Latest Activity: Jan 24, 2018

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This event is part of the James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series, co-sponsored by the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program and Foreign Affairs.

The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike those faced by the Europeans of the 20th century, who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism.  Can we learn from their experience?

Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University and a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.

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