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Timothy Snyder

Timothy Snyder is a leading scholar and historian of European history. Currently the Housum Professor of History at Yale University, Snyder has taught a variety of courses, including European political history and the history of the Holocaust, since 2001. He earned his PhD from Oxford in 1997. Snyder is also the author of a number of award-winning books, including: Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (2010); The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke (2008); Sketches from a Secret War: A Polish Artist’s Mission to Liberate Soviet Ukraine (2005); and The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1659–1999 (2003). Bloodlands, in particular, was the recipient of twelve awards, including the Emerson Prize in the Humanities and the Hannah Arendt Prize in Political Thought. He is also the author of Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning (2015) and the bestselling On Tyranny (2017). Snyder is a permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, as well as an editorial board member for the Journal of Modern European History and East European Politics and Societies. His latest work is The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America. 

LSE Lecture on the Origins of the Final Solution

"Can History Save Us from Ourselves?"
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My Presenters Sessions

Saturday, October 13

1:15pm EDT