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History and Public Policy

Resisting Tyranny: Lessons from the European 20th Century


March 27, 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor, HKS Directions
March 27, 2017
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor, HKS Directions

Join Timothy Snyder, Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale, as he discusses the historical lessons learned from anti-authoritarian movements in 20th century Europe. Moshik Temkin, Associate Professor of History and Public Policy, HKS, will moderate the event.

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Timothy Snyder is the Bird White Housum Professor of History at Yale University, specializing in the history of central and eastern Europe. Born in 1969 in southwestern Ohio and a graduate of Centerville High School, he received his B.A. from Brown University and his doctorate from the University of Oxford, where he was a British Marshall Scholar at Balliol College. He has also held fellowships in Paris, Warsaw, and at Harvard, where he was an Academy Scholar. A frequent guest at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, he has spent about ten years in Europe. He speaks five and reads ten European languages.

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