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Speaker Timothy Snyder; Bird White Housum Professor of History, Yale University
Date Nov 10, 2014
Time 3:00 pm  
Location Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum; 600 S. Gregory Street; Urbana IL
Cost Free and Open to the Public
Sponsor Center for Advanced Study
Contact Liesel Wildhagen
Phone 217-333-6729
Event type CAS/MillerComm
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Originating Calendar Center for Advanced Study

From the Great War to the Bloodlands: Rethinking Europe's History

Europe's early 20th century was an era of unprecdedented brutality in human history-the 16 million dead of World War I followed in short order by the 60 million casualities of World War II. Historian Timothy Snyder, the foremost scholar of the period, presents his path-breaking interpretation of Europe's Bloodlands, offering a new theory of political violence in the modern times.

Hosted by: Program in Jewish Culture and Society

In conjunction with: Department of Anthropology, Department of History, Department of English, Department of French, Department of Geography and Geographic Information Science, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of Sociology, European Union Center, Initiative in Holocaust and Memory Studies, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center, Spurlock Museum

 

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