LIVE: Timothy Snyder on The Rise of Modern Tyranny

Posted: November 21, 2017 - 12:39 , by royal
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They say history repeats itself, and today, the price of ignoring history has been to invite authoritarianism back into the mainstream. Although they differ from the fascists and communists of the 20th century, modern-day tyrants have regularly referred to the 1930s while relying upon familiar oppressive tactics from the collapse of the first globalization. Professor Timothy Snyder's thought-provoking lecture explores how individual citizens can turn history into action to better defend democratic freedoms and institutions.

The Eva Holtby Lecture is supported by the Holtby and Schury Families.