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February 2 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Professor Timothy Snyder, "Lessons of Totalitarianism"

  • Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 12:10PM - 1:30PM
  • Room 128
  • Open To The Public
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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. 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. Among his publications are five award-winning books, all of which have been translated: Nationalism, Marxism, and Modern Central Europe: A Biography of Kazimierz Kelles-Krauz (1998); The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999 (2003); Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine (2005); The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke (2008); and Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (2010).

Background readings are attached.



Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights


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Contact Information

Barbara Mianzo



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